Some girls would ask for a spa break for their Birthday. Maryam wanted to go on a march.Maryam joined marchers in London to celebrate the role that science plays in each our lives and the need to respect and encourage research that gives up insight into the world. People who value science have remained silent for far too long in the face of policies that ignore scientific evidence and endanger both human life and the future of our world. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-39679629
Results in May's elections for Hampshire County Council showed that the Liberal Democrats are the clear challengers to the Conservatives in Fareham.
Long-established Councillor Roger Price retained his seat in Fareham Portchester with an increased vote, and our candidates came aclear second in every other seat in Fareham with big increases in our vote compared with the last time these seats were fought in 2013.
In Fareham Crofton, Jim Forrest trebled his vote, substantially out-polling many of the councillors actually elected.
See the results here:
Tories on two local councils have made it more difficult for Fareham residents to obtain yellow line parking restrictions despite Lib Dem protests.
Hampshire County Council decided to cut its funding for the work by 60%. So Fareham Council, which did the work under contract, would have to pay more than £59,000 a year, instead of £6,000.
When Fareham’s ruling Conservative executive therefore decided to end the service, Liberal Democrats insisted the decision be examined by the council’s Scrutiny bBoard, rather than just rubber-stamped.
Lib Dem Councillor Maryam Brady told the Scrutiny Board meeting: “If we scrap this contract, I’ll have to send residents to our MP to solve our road issues.”
But with a strong Tory majority on the panel, The vote was six to two to go ahead with the termination of the contract.