World Environment Day – Lib Dems tackle air pollution crisis

Today, Liberal Democrats in Westminster are tabling a bill to give local authorities more powers to issue fines to idling vehicles.  The Bill will increase penalties for stationary vehicle idling offences, as well as increasing fines for those who repeatedly offend. In 2002 councils in England were given powers to serve fixed penalty notices of £20 … Continue reading World Environment Day – Lib Dems tackle air pollution crisis

We’re leading the fight for an Exit from Brexit

Read the Liberal Democrat manifesto for the European elections 2019, here: https://www.libdems.org.uk/manifesto Liberal Democrats believe that Britain is better off in the EU. That's why we're fighting for an Exit from Brexit. The Conservatives are making a mess of Brexit, and the Labour Leadership continues to support them. The Liberal Democrats want to give you the final say on … Continue reading We’re leading the fight for an Exit from Brexit

Newbury Weekly News: Report on EU voting and background information on Lib Dem Candidate #3.

Report, above, from the Newbury Weekly News. This includes a ittle background on me and what my main aims for this election are, which will not come as a surprise. It also includes a handy guide to the EU voting system and, rather gloriously, a profile of Elizabeth O'Keefe, Cllr for Newbury Central, who takes … Continue reading Newbury Weekly News: Report on EU voting and background information on Lib Dem Candidate #3.

Change UK’s lead Scottish candidate endorses Lib Dems as party of Remain

"I have decided to end my candidacy for Change UK effective immediately. I am now calling for those in favour of remaining in the European Union, including all supporters of Change UK in Scotland, to do what is best for our collective voice in Europe and to support the Scottish Liberal Democrats in the upcoming … Continue reading Change UK’s lead Scottish candidate endorses Lib Dems as party of Remain

Environment: Lib Dem form

If you want strong representation on environmental and other green issues in Europe, please read the post below. Where the environment is concerned, we have form: While in government Liberal Democrats doubled renewable energy generation in the UK and planted 1 million trees. We extended the coastal path and set up the zero energy homes initiative.  … Continue reading Environment: Lib Dem form

Liberal Democrat Manifesto 2019

It doesn’t have to be this way. We can stop Brexit through a People’s Vote. We can stay as a leading force in the European Union, shaping its future with our MEPs sitting at the decision table. READ the full Lib Dem Manifesto for General Election 2019, here. We passionately believe that Britain is stronger … Continue reading Liberal Democrat Manifesto 2019

Liberal Democrats quadruple seats on West Berkshire Council

In the local elections this week Liberal Democrats regained control of Newbury Town Council, Thatcham Town Council and quadrupled representation on West Berkshire Council from 4 to 16 seats. Fantastic results for the team and for everyone who lives in this fantastic district. Congratulations to the team who has worked hard, even when not elected, … Continue reading Liberal Democrats quadruple seats on West Berkshire Council