We are all proud to call our own part of Horsham District home. We are often the envy of the country – prosperous towns and villages in a beautiful Sussex setting.
But over the past 24 years the Conservative run Council has under invested in growth, public services and infrastructure. Our aspiration for what could have been has been slowly stifled.
Horsham Liberal Democrats believe better is possible.
As our numbers in opposition have grown, the Liberal Democrats have worked hard for residents across the district:
All this and more has been achieved from opposition.
Imagine how much more the Lib Dems can do if we wrest control of the Council from the Tories.
This May we all have a chance for a fresh start – a chance to leverage new opportunities and implement new ideas, as we tackle the many challenges our communities face. As a Liberal Democrat-led Council, we would push the boundaries of how and what our local authority can provide for you.
The cost of living crisis is still the number one issue affecting many of our residents. We want to:
The Climate Change Emergency needs real action from Horsham District Council at a community level:
After 4 years of internal bickering, the Conservatives have failed to pass a Local Plan. This leaves us at constant risk of unrestricted development in the wrong places. We aim to:
Medical and social services have not kept pace with development and population growth. We aim to:
Residents everywhere are frustrated with their lack of control over local roads and especially with speeding traffic, rat-running and air quality. We aim to:
We will address real need by tackling the housing register and providing homes that local families and workers can actually afford. We want to:
We want the best for our children and young people. We want to ensure they grow up in a safe and active community, full of opportunities to enjoy everything our district can offer. We aim to:
Local business is the backbone of our community. To keep our businesses and high streets thriving, especially in rural areas, we aim to:
We passionately believe in transparent, open and honest democracy. We aim to: