Labour abandon our libraries


Last night I attended Southampton City Council’s Overview and Scrutiny Management Committee (OSMC) to grill the Cabinet Member for Resources over his proposed closure of libraries. Everyone understands the financial challenge. Labour blame the government and the government point to Labour’s failure over debt and deficit on office. The reality is we are where we [...]

Labour abandon our libraries2014-11-14T11:51:25+00:00

Labour’s cynical library closures


A little over a year ago, the Labour council proposed slashing the hours of operation of the well used and much loved Cobbett Road library. After a valiant effort led by the Friends of Cobbett Road Library, culminating in a 500-name petition, the council backed down. Cynically, Labour have not just dusted off last year’s [...]

Labour’s cynical library closures2014-11-12T16:15:14+00:00

Jeremy Moulton will contest Southampton Test


This afternoon we gathered in St Deny's to launch Jeremy Moulton's campaign to became the next Member of Parliament for the Southampton Test Constituency. Jeremy contested the seat at the last General Election narrowly missing out. He will make a fine MP and a great advocate for his constituents. We were joined by The Rt Hon [...]

Jeremy Moulton will contest Southampton Test2020-08-26T13:35:09+00:00
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