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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Caulfield and Conservatives turn their backs on child refugees

Caulfield and Conservatives turn their backs on child refugees

There are unprecendented numbers of people fleeing wartorn countries to settle in mainland Europe and the UK. In April 2016, Parliament supported proposals put forward by Lord Alf Dubbs, himself a refugee to England fleeing Germany during the Second World War. However, on Thursday 9th February Am...

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STATEMENT FROM CLLR HAZEL WATSON ON TEXT MESSAGES FROM CLLR DAVID HODGE AT PMQs TODAY

STATEMENT FROM CLLR HAZEL WATSON ON TEXT MESSAGES FROM CLLR DAVID HODGE AT PMQs TODAY

Cllr Hazel Watson, Leader of the Liberal Democrat County Councillors in Surrey, said today: "The text messages sent by the Leader of the Council, referred to in PMQs today, mention "numbers", "proposals" and "killing off the R [referendum]" - but none of this information was shared with Surrey Co...

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Tory scrap 15% tax rise after thousands sign Lib Dem petition

Tory scrap 15% tax rise after thousands sign Lib Dem petition

Thank you for signing the petition against Surrey County Council's proposed council tax increase of 15%. Many of you have contacted me to say that apart from the basic unfairness of the County Council passing on government cuts to residents, the 15% rise is simply not affordable for many elde...

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West Kent bans operations till April - Norman Lamb reacts

West Kent bans operations till April - Norman Lamb reacts

Norman Lamb, the former Liberal Democrat Health minister, has responded after West Kent banned all non-urgent operations until April. “Patients who are in severe pain should not have to wait for a new financial year to have an operation. This is not what our NHS is about. What we need instead is ...

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Lib Dems Launch Petition Against 15% Tory Council Tax Increase

Lib Dems Launch Petition Against 15% Tory Council Tax Increase

Liberal Democrat County Councillors have condemned the Conservative-run County Council's proposal to increase the County Council element of the Council Tax by 15% - nine times the rate of inflation - and have launched a petition opposing the increase and calling on the government to properly ...

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Dinner with Norman Lamb - Woking - Wednesday 8 February

Dinner with Norman Lamb - Woking - Wednesday 8 February

In the current climate, with Surrey County Council Tories calling a Referendum for a 15% Council Tax increase to fund social care I am writing to remind Lib Dems across Surrey of the opportunity for an evening with Norman Lamb. Woking is is bringing Norman to Surrey for a Dinner on Wednesday 8 Fe...

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