Warm Home Discount

Warm Home Discount

Wakefield Liberal Democrats have called on the Government to double the Warm Home Discount for existing recipients and make it available to 1468 extra pensioners across Wakefield Council.

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Lib Dems uncover Wakefield Council spent thousands on unnecessary & unused Zoom licences

Lib Dems slam Wakefield Council for wasting thousands on unnecessary & unused Zoom licenses Lib Dem Councillors have uncovered that almost £20,000 was spent on Zoom licenses, almost half of which were either not activated or used. Despite purchasing the Zoom licenses, Wakefield's inbuilt Skyp...

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Wakefield Council must ensure school children don't miss out on vital pool time

Lib Dem Councillors are now calling on Wakefield Council to provide alternative pool time to school kids who are now seeing their school sessions cancelled due to horse racing at neighbouring Pontefract Race Course. Last month it was revealed that there are over 2300 children on waiting lists for...

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Residents Outraged As 2300+ Children on Swimming Lesson Waiting Lists

Wakefield Lib Dem Deputy Group Leader and spokesperson for Culture Leisure & Sport, Cllr Adele Hayes, has called for urgent investment in Council leisure services as shocking figures show over 2300+ children are on swimming lesson waiting lists across out district.  Figures from Wakefield Cou...

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Wakefield Lib Dems slams COVID vaccination passport plans

Wakefild Lib Dem Council Group Leader, Tom Gordon, has slapped down revived Government plans for COVID passports as 'unworkable and illiberal'. Councillor Gordon, who has been vaccinating the public as a volunteer, has voiced concern and branded the direction "dangerous". Councillor Gordon, a Bio...

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Wakefield Lib Dems Call Out Labour's "Overpromising", "Virtue Signalling" & "Lack of Urgency and Action" on Climate Crisis

Wakefield Lib Dem Council Group Leader, Tom Gordon, has branded Labour-run Wakefield Council's failure to meet it's tree planting targets, and lack of urgency and action on identifying carbon saving quick wins, as yet more "over promising and under delivering by a tired clapped out administration...

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