Late and over-budget Tories blasted for A21 road-building shambles

Late and over-budget Tories blasted for A21 road-building shambles

Responding to an National Audit Office (NAO) report on the Road Investment Strategy that shows the Tory Government’s road building plan is facing an extra £500 million in costs, including the vital A21 hospital link from Tonbridge to Pembury which shows an increase in the latest forecast of almos...

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Labour by-election candidate defects to Medway Liberal Democrats

Labour by-election candidate defects to Medway Liberal Democrats

Why I left Labour and joined the Liberal Democrats As many of you will know last year I was the Labour candidate in the Rainham Central by-election and had been a Labour Party member for some time. But times change as do sentiments and I never did feel quite like I belonged there. For the majori...

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STATEMENT FROM CLLR HAZEL WATSON ON TORY COUNCIL "GENTLEMAN'S" AGREEMENT

STATEMENT FROM CLLR HAZEL WATSON ON TORY COUNCIL

Cllr Hazel Watson Cllr Hazel Watson, Leader of the Liberal Democrats on Surrey County Council, said: "I am horrified that despite huge public opposition the Leader of the Council is talking about a referendum and a large council tax rise next year - he has clearly not listened to local residents....

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Lewes Lib Dems campaign against hard Brexit and urge Maria Caulfield MP to support EU nationals

Lewes Lib Dems campaign against hard Brexit and urge Maria Caulfield MP to support EU nationals

Local Liberal Democrats have held a day of campaigning in Lewes urging Maria Caulfield to oppose the Government’s hard Brexit plans and to vote to give EU nationals living in the UK the right to stay, enshrining it in legislation. Forty local campaigners spoke to dozens of local residents about t...

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Lib Dems reject Grammar Schools

Liberal Democrats in East Sussex overwhelmingly reject Grammar Schools, after East Sussex County Council moved to introduce the practice into the county and Theresa May, Prime Minister, announced cash for Grammar Schools in tomorrow's budget. The Liberal Democrats, who are the official opposition...

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Caulfield votes against unaccompanied child refugees - again

Maria Caulfield MP, who represents Lewes Constituency, has turned her back on unaccompanied child refugees again, voting against a parliamentary motion to ensure the Government accepts 3,000 children seeking refuge instead of just 350. The motion went to Parliament on Tuesday 7th March 2017, foll...

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Leader of TW Lib Dems calls for second referendum

 Leader of TW Lib Dems calls for second referendum

Ben Chapelard, leader of the Liberal Democrats on Tunbridge Wells Borough Council, is calling for a second referendum on the final deal to leave the European Union. "MPs should represent the people who elect them," states Councillor Chapelard. "Last Wednesday Tunbridge Wells MP, Greg Clark, voted...

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