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Committed, effective and local
Successful community activist Tireless road safety campaigner. Local businesswoman working
that runs Beckenham’s largest Helped set up and volunteers at to re-energise Beckenham High
Residents‘ Association. the Beckenham Place parkrun. Street. Former School Governor.
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Real change for our community Officially representing residents -
planning, licensing, environment
• Liberal Democrats believe in community politics services, transport and streets.
– in the power of local people to come together
to solve their own problems and make a better Road safety - petitions for Village
life for their neighbourhoods. Way, Copers Cope Rd, Corner Ways
and Safer to School campaign.
• Your Lib Dem candidates are all local residents
who have been active in our community for High Street - protecting the local
years. They have decided to stand for Council economy, Purple Flag, BID, Town
as they genuinely want to bring about change. Centre Team and town events.
• The existing Councillors have had nearly 80 Local schooling – campaigning for
years on the Council between them! They have decent schools to be built to
had enough time to influence their colleagues address school place shortages.
on issues local residents care about, and
haven't done so. It’s time for more active local Beckenham Green – Market On
people on the Council. The Green, Beckenham Green
Friends, Stage Canopy Project.
• Your Lib Dem candidates will continue to work
hard for you and for our Beckenham Transport – successful campaigns
community. Here are some of the ways that to save rail services to Blackfriars
and Sunday service on 352 & 354.
! between them, they have been influential in
improving our neighbourhood.
! As your Councillors, we will fight to:
Housing Planning and development Road safety
• Commission high quality • Oppose poor quality • Implement common sense
affordable housing. developments so Bromley is road safety policy based on
• Protect tenants by increasing no longer a soft touch for need not deaths or injuries
developers. to pedestrians.
housing enforcement and • Employ more planning • Introduce 20mph zones
tackling rogue landlords. officers to scrutinise and around schools and in
• Stop rehousing vulnerable challenge applications more speeding hotspots.
families miles outside the effectively.
borough. Protect Green Spaces Communities across the
Public services • Ensure our parks are UK are choosing Lib Dems
• Effectively scrutinise all maintained and protected.
decisions affecting local • Increase Kelsey Park funding. !
public services to protect Invest in our borough
local health, social care and • Stop selling off Council
education funding. owned freeholds, and
• Ensure contracts deliver develop sites to deliver
value for money. homes, schools and
School provision commercial space that meet
• Build more schools on local needs.
suitable sites, ensuring • Use the Council’s investment
residents get school places fund to invest in Bromley
within walking distance of borough.
Save the NHS Local health care
• Beckenham Lib Dems held Council to account
A penny in the pound on
income tax will give the for failing to protect Beacon Baby clinic and
NHS and social care successfully petitioned for it to be reinstated.
services the cash it needs. • Bromley ranked 4th worst London Borough for
social care provision. NHS beds blocked as
patients wait for Council social care packages.
Housing Local homes
• We would use Council investment fund to build
Build 300,000 homes a year
by 2022 including direct affordable housing in the borough like Lib
building by government. Dem-run Sutton Council.
• Lib Dems are campaigning for Bromley to sign
up to the London-wide Database of Rogue
Landlords and for more housing enforcement.
Crime and safety Local policing and road safety
• Lib Dems are fighting against Labour London
policing, investing an extra Mayor’s cuts and tri-borough merger that
£300 million a year in local diverts local police to Croydon and Sutton.
police forces. • We are campaigning for road safety; common
sense policies that do not need deaths and
injuries before making dangerous roads safer.
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