Lib Dems boycott extraordinary meeting of the full council

The Liberal Democrat group on Horsham District Council have tonight boycotted the extraordinary meeting of full council.

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They are people – they need our help

The headlines have been grim - such tragic, unnecessary human death. They were fathers, mothers, sons and daughters, young and old. Just imagine the desperation of the people trying to reach our shores, dreaming of a life with safety and security far from the fear they left behind.

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Tory Council Leader in shock resignation

In a surprise development, Cllr Paul Clarke (Conservative) has resigned without warning as Leader of Horsham District Council. He has only been in the role since May, when intense arguments about the Local Plan forced the resignation of previous Leader, Cllr Ray Dawe.

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Lib Dems select Sam Raby as Roffey South by-election candidate

We’re delighted to announce that local Lib Dem campaigner Sam Raby has been chosen to stand as the Lib Dem candidate for Roffey South in the upcoming Horsham District Council (HDC) by-election this December.


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Lib Dem Motion on local land control denied proper hearing

A Lib Dem attempt to improve local control over unwelcome developments on County-owned land was blocked by a series of errors at a full council meeting at County Hall on Friday, 22 October.

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Jon Olson elected Horsham Councillor in Forest by-election

Horsham Liberal Democrats are delighted to announce that Jon Olson has been elected as a Councillor for Forest Ward.

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More social housing for Horsham, thanks to the Lib Dems

In another success for the Lib Dem opposition group, HDC agreed to a motion on social housing at Full Council on Wednesday, 13 October. It promises that a minimum 35% of affordable homes built under the new Local Plan will now be reserved for social rent.

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Lib Dems select Jon Olson as Forest by-election candidate

Local Forest resident Jon Olson will be standing as the Lib Dem candidate for Forest Ward in the coming Horsham District Council (HDC) by-election this October. Jon has been a Forest Neighbourhood Councillor since December 2019.


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Louise Potter elected Leader of the Horsham District Council Liberal Democrat Group

Following a meeting of the Liberal Democrat group on Horsham District Council, we can confirm that Cllr Louise Potter (Broadbridge Heath) was elected as the new group leader, replacing Cllr Frances Haigh who recently stood down. Cllr Matt Allen will continue as the Deputy Leader.


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Thank you Godfrey

Godfrey_Newman_headshot.jpgHorsham Liberal Democrats are sad to announce that Forest Ward Councillor Godfrey Newman has stepped down from Horsham District Council for health reasons.

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