Claire Hudson

Liberal Democrat Councillor for Frome Park Ward Learn more

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NO TO PARKING CHARGE INCREASES SAY MENDIP LIB DEMS

by Claire Hudson on 2 November, 2011

Mendip Liberal Democrats are worried that the Conservative administration at Mendip are proposing to increase parking charges across the district just before Christmas. Leader of the Liberal Democrat group, Cllr Claire Hudson (Frome Park) said: ‘The Lib Dems have campaigned for lower and fairer parking charges in Mendip’s car parks for the last five years; […]

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 Liberal Democrat Transport Minister Norman Baker MP has announced measures to make it easier for councils to introduce 20 mph speed limits. The changes mean that councils will now be permitted to use 20 mph signs painted on the road as an alternative to street signs. Norman Baker said “If councils and local communities want […]

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Mendip’s Shadow Cabinet Announced

by Claire Hudson on 25 July, 2011

Mendip Liberal Democrats have met to discuss the Shadow Cabinet for the forthcoming year. There are six portfolios as well as Leader and Deputy Leader of the Council. The Mendip Lib Dem team will be working together to optimise engagement and facilitate ideas from our communities. We believe strongly that working together as a team […]

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Tetrapak recycling in Frome – sorted! by adamboyden on May 26, 2011 Earlier this year, I asked Somerset Waste Partnership and Tetrapak, to get together and sort out drinks carton recycling in Frome. And now they have done! From 1st June 2011, drinks cartons can be recycled at Frome Recycling Centre. I and others in […]

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Supermarkets in Frome

by Claire Hudson on 26 May, 2011

Frome has the following supermarkets – Asda and Sainsbury’s on the edge of town; Lidl at Garsdale; Tesco Express on Stonebridge and Marks & Spencer’s food hall in Kingsway.  The debate over a possible supermarket (rumoured to be Morrisons or Tesco) on the Saxonvale site in Frome has been going on for a while.  However […]

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Stop the rubbish tax – keep Somerset recycling

by Claire Hudson on 25 May, 2011

I’ve just signed this petion, set up by the office of Tessa Munt MP: Four household recycling centres previously facing closure have introduced entrance fees of £1.20 and £2. The rest have their opening times reduced by two days a week. And all sites now charge for the disposal of gas bottles (up to £35), […]

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Chairman of Scrutiny

by Claire Hudson on 20 May, 2011

My ward colleague Damon Hooton has been elected Chairman of Mendip District Council’s Scrutiny Committee, following in the footsteps of our much respected colleague Phil Whitmarsh, who retired from Mendip in May.

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2nd Motion to Frome Town Council also Passed

by Claire Hudson on 20 May, 2011

This motion was passed unanimously by Frome Town Council’s Full Council on Wednesday 18th May Motion to Full Council – Increased Transparency Proposed by Cllr Claire Hudson Seconded by Cllr Adrian Dobinson This council recognises that, through national scandals, trust in politicians has been eroded over recent years and therefore there is now, as much […]

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Motion to Frome Town Council – Passed

by Claire Hudson on 20 May, 2011

The following motion was passed unanimously by the Full Frome Town Council on Wednesday Motion to Frome Town Council Full Council 18th May 2011 Proposed by Cllr Claire Hudson Seconded by Cllr Helen Sprawson-White LAND OWNED BY SWRDA AT SAXONVALE/GARSDALE Frome T own Council understands the South West Regional Development Agency is in the process […]

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Letter to the Somerset Standard – thank you

by Claire Hudson on 10 May, 2011

Dear Sir We would like to thank the voters of Frome Park for re-electing us to Mendip District Council and Frome Town Council. We will continue to work hard for the residents of our ward; to listen to their views, to assist them with problems and to represent their views at the councils. It is […]

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