Helping Southern Water Clean up their Act

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In 2020 Southern Water released untreated sewage directly into rivers on 19,782 occasions, totalling almost 200,000 hours. Even more frightening is that such practices continue to enjoy Government protection as a recent amendment to the Environment Bill which would force water companies to stop allowing untreated releases was rejected by Conservative MPs.

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Only 87 families in Test Valley helped by Conservatives’ failed green plan to insulate homes


Only around 87 families in Test Valley have been supported to better insulate their homes under the government’s flagship Green Homes Grant scheme, new figures have revealed.

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Small businesses in Test Valley hit with £5.6m tax bombshell after Conservative broken promise


Small and medium-sized businesses, from tech start-ups to hairdressers and cafes, in Test Valley will pay an extra £5.6m a year due to the rise in national insurance, research commissioned by the Liberal Democrats has found.

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Invest £500,000 to double Warm Home Discount and prevent 2000 pensioners in Test Valley going cold this winter

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Test Valley’s Liberal Democrats have called on the Government to double the Warm Home Discount for existing recipients and make it available to 351 extra pensioners across the Test Valley. The measure would prevent pensioners being forced to “choose between eating and heating this winter”, say the Lib Dems.

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12,000 children in Romsey & Southampton North would benefit under Lib Dem Catch-Up Voucher plan

Parents of 11,654 children in Romsey & Southampton North would receive vouchers worth £200 a year to spend on catch-up classes and educational activities, under plans announced by the Liberal Democrats.

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Nokes & Malthouse break promise to people of Test Valley over unfair tax hike


Test Valley Liberal Democrats have slammed local Conservative MPs Caroline Nokes' and Kit Malthouse's choice to break their promise to the electorate and vote for a 1.25% rise in National Insurance.

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Local Lib Dems Call on Southern Water to Clean Up Their Act

Following news that Southern Water have been fined £90m for dumping sewage in rivers and coastal areas thousands of times between 2010-2015, the local Liberal Democrats in the Test Valley and in Southampton have launched a petition calling on the executives of Southern Water to clean up their act, or else hand back their bonuses.

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Local response to Government 2020 Planning White Paper

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