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


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


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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Adult Social Care: Ealing Council one of the worst performers


A report in early July by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), who regulate and inspect health and social care services in England, has shown that Ealing Council is one of the worst performing local authorities when it comes to provision of adult social care.

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Labour support Conservative government in Heathrow expansion


At a Council meeting recently it appears that Ealing Labour are happy not to stand up for the large number of residents in West London, to try to stop the Conservative government push Heathrow expansion on us all. Instead they are happy to accept a 'gift' from BAA Limited if Heathrow expansion is confirmed.

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Local parks retain their Green Badge status!

Recent inspections of our parks have resulted in both Acton Green and Southfield Recreational Park retaining their Green Flag status. Congratulations to the Parks department for retaining their Green Flag accreditation.

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Weeds growing on crumbling roads


You may have noticed that the state of your roads have been crumbling away with the added bonus of weeds growing in the gullies. The LibDem focus team would like your help in capturing the state of Cleveland’s roads and streets, please email us with the state of your road and if possible pictures so that we can put pressure on the council to take action. Tell has when was the last time you have seen your gullies being weeded/cleaned or your road being repaired.

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Local Councillors work with the Police to reduce traffic speeds


Councillors Gary Malcolm and Andrew Steed worked with members of the community and the police, to survey speeding traffic on Acton Lane. Those caught exceeding the speed limit will be sent letters advising them to drive more safely. If they are caught again they will be fined.

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Lib Dem action gets more streets resurfaced


After your Lib Dem Councillors conducting a number of petitions and meetings with officers, Ealing Council have committed to re-surfacing Larden Road, Gladstone Road and the stretch of Acton Lane (between Beaconsfield Road Antrobus Road)!

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Transport for London letting down the disabled in our area


Transport for London (TfL) announced that Turnham Green and Chiswick Park tube stations are not currently being considered under TfL’s Step Free Access Programme. Liberal Democrats will continue to campaign on this, working with Caroline Pidgeon the Liberal Democrat Greater London Assembly (GLA) Member.

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