24 years of Conservative leadership at Surrey County Council has cost the residents, charities and businesses of Surrey dearly. Our communities can't afford another four years. The Liberal Democrats are offering somethng new for Surrey. We have a clear plan to create a greener, more community-focused, caring and competent council.
To make the Conservative waste and incompetence stop all it takes is for you to vote for your local Liberal Democrat candidates on Thursday 6th May.
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Our Values lead to our promises.
We promise to do all we can to provide Surrey with a County Council that works with and for our residents. The Liberal Democrats exist to build and safeguard a fair, free and open society, in which we seek to balance the fundamental values of liberty, equality and community, Mole Valley Lib Dems are no different.
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A Compassionate Council
We will ensure families don't have to fight for their entitlements. We will support children with special needs and their families by investing in SEND provision closer to home
We will invest properly in school places local to residents and re-furbish existing school buildings to bring them up to required standards.
We will take adult social care back in-house where required, to provide an equitable and safe provision for the elderly, while still pressing central government to provide a fully funded national solution.
We will ensure Children's services are the best they can be and vulnerable families and their children are safe and well cared for
A Competent Council
We will ensure SCC secures a reputation for being effective; we will cut back office costs and high salaries to ensure value for money and to pay for new services
We will ensure competent contract management and enforcement so services are quality assured the first time- pot holes to stay fixed, verges cut at the right time, responses to emergencies are timely and effective.
We will work with communities to ensure efficiency not duplication
A Community Focused Council
We will rebuild youth services, especially in left behind areas
We will empower communities to take decisions closer to home
We will ensure libraries become all round community hubs supporting the community and learning from Covid relief programmes
We will ensure community spaces, under local management, support the most vulnerable
We will invest in our fire service and restore cuts to cover where required
We will invest in road safety measures in light of local needs
A Greener Council
We will take urgent action to get to carbon neutrality by 2030, in joint plans with local councils
We will ensure public buildings are efficient and where possible generate their own electricity
We will invest in better and more usable cycle provision, public transport and electric vehicle charging points
We will curb investment in fossil fuels
We will bolster local flood prevention and hold drainage and sewage bodies to account