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The Leader of South Gloucestershire’s Labour councillors has criticised the Council’s ruling Conservatives for a lack of effort in seeking a better financial deal for the council and its staff.

Labour criticises "lack of effort and commitment"

The Leader of South Gloucestershire’s Labour councillors has criticised the Council’s ruling Conservatives for a lack of effort in seeking a better financial deal for the council and its staff.... Read more

A leading Labour councillor has welcomed the success of his intervention which has resulted in getting an important health services decision scrutinised in public by South Gloucestershire’s health committee.

Labour intervention leads to public scrutiny

A leading Labour councillor has welcomed the success of his intervention which has resulted in getting an important health services decision scrutinised in public by South Gloucestershire’s health committee. Read more

Labour councillors in South Gloucestershire are rallying behind the Party’s teenage candidate in next week’s Winterbourne by-election, saying that he would be a “wonderful asset” to the Council and the district’s politics.

Labour rallies behind teenage candidate

Labour councillors in South Gloucestershire are rallying behind the Party’s teenage candidate in next week’s Winterbourne by-election, saying that he would be a “wonderful asset” to the Council and the... Read more

Councillors in South Gloucestershire are set to consider measures proposed by the Labour group to create a culture of challenge at the council following a committee vote today to refer it to all 70 councillors for decision.

Labour says culture of challenge is needed

Councillors in South Gloucestershire are set to consider measures proposed by the Labour group to create a culture of challenge at the council following a committee vote today to refer... Read more

Labour councillors in South Gloucestershire have welcomed the adoption today of a revised Animal Welfare Charter.

Labour welcomes animal welfare update

Labour councillors in South Gloucestershire have welcomed the adoption today of a revised Animal Welfare Charter. Read more

Labour councillors, shocked to learn that Hanham Library does not have a rear fire exit that meets disability standards, have reacted with dismay to the ruling Conservatives voting down a proposal for council officials to look at local developer contributions to remedy the situation.

Tories block library safety proposal

Labour councillors, shocked to learn that Hanham Library does not have a rear fire exit that meets disability standards, have reacted with dismay to the ruling Conservatives voting down a... Read more

Labour councillors in South Gloucestershire have opposed the Government’s plans to reduce the size of the House of Commons to 600 MPs, and slammed the likely effect on the district’s own constituencies.

Labour slams boundary move

Labour councillors in South Gloucestershire have opposed the Government’s plans to reduce the size of the House of Commons to 600 MPs, and slammed the likely effect on the district’s... Read more

Labour councillors in South Gloucestershire are describing the Conservative Council’s decision to abolish its policy-making committee system as ‘a backwards step for democracy and transparency’.

Labour laments ‘backwards step for democracy’

Labour councillors in South Gloucestershire are describing the Conservative Council’s decision to abolish its policy-making committee system as ‘a backwards step for democracy and transparency’. Read more

Papers just published confirm that Conservative-run South Gloucestershire Council intends to press ahead with large-scale cuts to the number of staffed hours at the district’s libraries.

Library changes set for approval

Papers just published confirm that Conservative-run South Gloucestershire Council intends to press ahead with large-scale cuts to the number of staffed hours at the district’s libraries. Read more

South Gloucestershire Council will discuss housing strategies in a mini-debate at its meeting on Wednesday evening [22 March] as a result of Labour questioning the Government’s backtracking on one of its key housing pledges.

Labour prompts housing debate

South Gloucestershire Council will discuss housing strategies in a mini-debate at its meeting on Wednesday evening [22 March] as a result of Labour questioning the Government’s backtracking on one of... Read more

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