Liberal Democrats celebrate Labour u-turn to give back benefits to the vulnerable

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After two years’ of campaigning the Ealing Liberal Democrat Leader Councillor Gary Malcolm was happy that Labour-run Ealing Council reversed a decision (made two years’ ago) to remove nearly 10% of benefits which many vulnerable residents needed.

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Lib Dems pledge action not words after cyclist Claudia Manera dies in West Ealing collision

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Ealing Liberal Democrat Leader, Councillor Gary Malcolm, attended a rally which started outside the Town Hall and ended at Dean Gardens, stopping in the centre of the Northfields Avenue - Uxbridge Road junction where cyclist Claudia Manera died recently following a collision with a lorry.

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NHS cyber-attack on Ealing Hospital was avoidable

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A recent report said that NHS cyber-attacks on Ealing Hospital was avoidable.

 

Councillor Gary Malcolm said: "Advanced warnings were given to all hospitals many months before the attacks took place and it is very sad that the government did not fund IT investment to ensure that hospital services were not affected."

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Liberal Democrats vote to ensure women are not abused outside Marie Stopes clinic

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At an Ealing Council meeting, last night, all of the Liberal Democrat Councillors voted to support a motion to stop women and staff sufferring verbal, physical and psychological attacks whilst visiting the Marie Stopes clinic.


In the vote, two of the Conservative party Councillors abstained.

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Liberal Democrats demand to see more electric charging points

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In response to a public question that Liberal Democrat Councillor Gary Malcolm asked the Labour Councillor responsible for environmental matters, he admitted that Ealing Council only has 36 electric charging points for cars currently and expects only 66 by the middle of next year.

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Trees dying in Cleveland Park

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a few years ago, the council planted eighty trees on Cleveland Park. They were well received as the space was quite bare and boring. However some showed signs of stress during a hot and dry summer that year. Residents questioned whether the watering was adequate. Only sixty have survived and still have leaves on them. Eight look dead or dying. Presumably the others were removed or stolen.

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Liberal Democrats uncover policy change where our streets will get even dirtier

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Labour-run Ealing Council have changed the frequency of street cleaning across the Borough. As a rule deep cleansing - which had been reduced to every six weeks only last year - will now be every twelve weeks!

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There can no excuses for the Piccadilly Line ever again providing such a poor service

Southfield Liberal Democrat Councillor Gary Malcolm, commenting on the independent report examining the causes of the delays and disruption on the Piccadilly Line over the past two years which was published today said: "The service provided by the Piccadilly Line has been shocking in recent years. Last December there wasn’t a single weekday when the Piccadilly Line had the minimum required trains running during peak evening times."

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Petition against local hospital downgrades and closures

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Liberal Democrats have fought against the government downgrades to local hospitals such as the maternity unit and the Children’s ward at Ealing Hospital. More recently we have uncovered plans to see cuts to blue-light ambulances, critical care and potentially all surgery removed from local hospitals.

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Vince Cable - new Lib Dem Leader

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Sir Vince Cable, becomes Leader of the Liberal Democrats, promising to offer voters “an exit from Brexit”. Sir Vince said he was “Not here as a caretaker”, and would serve for “As long as I need to”. Vince Cable added: "British politics was more polarised and divided than at any time any of us can remember...there was a void in the centre of British politics. My aim is that my party will occupy that space in British politics."

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