Archive for the ‘Environment’ Category

SUMMIT: Southwark Cycling Crisis

by Anood Al-Samerai on 27 February, 2012

It is great that cycling is finally properly on the political agenda although sad that it comes after too many tragic accidents and fatalities. On Thursday 8th March at 7pm, Southwark Liberal Democrats are bringing together our local communities to discuss cycling in Southwark and London, and how our streets can be made safer and […]

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New year, new ideas

by Anood Al-Samerai on 1 January, 2012

I’m really proud of the excellent 2011 which Southwark Liberal Democrats have had. From holding our share of the vote in council by-elections; putting forward real alternatives to Labour’s cuts; and proposing excellent new policies about green manufacturing jobs, apprenticeships, parents mentoring, council housing and community councils, we’ve been an extremely effective opposition ensuring that Southwark Labour […]

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Good news at Kingstairs Gardens

by Anood Al-Samerai on 22 February, 2011

I was very pleased to hear from Thames Water this morning that they have jointly purchased the Chambers Wharf brownfield site as an alternative to the green space of Kingstairs Gardens. As one of the local ward councillors for the area around Chambers Wharf, I know that residents there will have concerns and Lib Dem […]

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Protecting green spaces and play areas

by Anood Al-Samerai on 11 January, 2011

I’ve written today to Phil Stride, the Head of London Tideway Tunnels at Thames Water about their plans to dig up parts of Kingstairs Gardens and Alfred Salter Playground as part of their new sewage treatment plans.  Liberal Democrats strongly agree that the amount of untreated sewage in the Thames should be reduced and we […]

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New Year Thoughts

by Anood Al-Samerai on 22 December, 2010

In 2010 I was privileged to be elected by my fellow Liberal Democrat councillors as Leader of the Opposition on Southwark Council. I am pleased to be leading a strong team of hardworking local campaigners. I have really enjoyed meeting a wide range of local groups in the borough and finding out more about the […]

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