Local News

The End of Surrey’s Liberal Democrats

In the clearest admission yet that they are no longer a viable force in Surrey, the SCC Liberal Democrats Group has officially disbanded with its eight Members joining forces with the sole Green Party councillor - naming themselves the 'Surrey Opposition Forum'.      

Leader's March Speech

SCC Leader David Hodge makes his March speech to today's Full Council meeting. Full text here.

Leader's 2016 Budget Speech

SCC Leader David Hodge makes his 2016 Budget speech to today's Full Council meeting. Full text here.

Conservatives Successfully Amend LD Motion

At today’s meeting of Surrey County Council, Deputy Leader Peter Martin responded to the Lib Dem motion regarding the Superfast Surrey Broadband Programme. The amended motion was duly carried (notably supported by the Residents Association and Green Councillor). The amendment appears in italics below.

Leader David Hodge outlines huge school place pressures facing SCC

At today’s meeting of the County Council, Conservative Leader David Hodge told the Chamber about the rising demand for school places in Surrey and the huge pressure SCC faces in meeting this demand, year on year and also called on the Government to help with the funding shortfall it faces in delivering these statutory school places.