Stephen Williams for West of England Mayor

Stephen Williams vows to challenge Govt’s “power grab” on planning

Stephen Williams vows to challenge Govt’s “power grab” on planning

Liberal Democrats in the West of England have warned that the Government’s planning proposals will “disempower” local authorities like Bristol, B&NES and South Gloucestershire and allow developers to “run roughshod” over local communities’ wishes.

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Decline in walking in the West of England demands climate-first approach

Decline in walking in the West of England demands climate-first approach

The Liberal Democrats have used their Autumn Conference this weekend to agree a series of measures to build a green recovery and tackle the climate emergency, including encouraging active travel through walking and cycling.

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West of England Lib Dems call for a rail fare freeze

West of England Lib Dems call for a rail fare freeze

Stephen Williams, Lib Dem contender for West of England Mayor, is calling for the annual increase in rail fares to be cancelled, a move which would save commuters to London from Bristol and Bath nearly £200 next year, according to the Party's analysis.

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