Fair, Safe, Clean & Green: Liberal Democrat Priorities for Southampton
By Southampton Liberal Democrats
Southampton Liberal Demcorats have laid out their campaign priorities ahead of the City Council Election on May 5th, as published in the Echo;
● Building attractive neighbourhoods - re-introducing a dedicated team to tackle litter, graffiti, dog fouling, fly-tipping etc.;
● Creating safer streets - repairing our roads and pavements, supporting 20 mph and Residents' Parking Zones, fighting crime and anti-social behaviour;
● Maintaining balanced communities - providing affordable family homes and managing houses in multiple occupation;
● Championing families - supporting schools, rebuilding the Youth Service, improving playgrounds, defending libraries;
● 'Greening' our city through recycling and alternative energy; extending cycleways and bus services, reducing congestion through park and ride;
● Cutting bureaucracy to protect vulnerable people, key services and jobs while keeping Council Tax low.
Liberal Democrat councillors will: listen, keep in touch all year round (not just at election times), promise only what we are confident we can deliver.