Surrey County Council News

Cllr Boparai outside Crownage Court

New Surrey Lib Dem hits the ground running

Grateful residents have written to thank recently elected Lib Dem county councillor Harry Boparai for his work in helping to resolve two longstanding issues in his Division, Sunbury Common & Ashford Common.

9 Jun 2023
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GP “retirement time bomb” in Surrey revealed with 24% nearing retirement 

124 fully qualified GPs are over 55, 24% of total number in Surrey Heartlands area that covers most of Surrey. Lib Dems warn of GP "retirement time bomb" facing local communities with almost 1 in 4 heading towards retirement age. Will Forster, Leader of Surrey Lib Dems is calling for the Government to set out a clear plan to recruit more GPs in NHS workforce plan. The Liberal Democrats have warned of a "GP retirement time bomb," after new research by the party reveals almost one in four family doctors are nearing retirement age.

30 Jun 2023

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