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bristol | the environment | news report Friday February 08, 2008 11:52 by East - Bristol Green Party
Electoral maths looks bad for Labour as Lib Dems finally jump on bandwagon
Bristol's Lib Dems have belatedly come out in official opposition to plans to run buses down the Bristol-Bath cycle path. This means that Labour are now dependent on Tory support to push the proposals through. But, even if the Tories do vote with Labour, just 4 Labour rebel councilors would be enough to save the path. One Labour councillor already seems to be wavering - the immense public pressure on this issue is beginning to tell.
Two weeks after everybody else, but better late than never, Bristol's Liberal Democrats have finally come out publicly against the plans to run buses down the cycle path.