LibDems set out plan for December 9th General Election

This week, the Liberal Democrats proposed a Bill that should break the deadlock between Johnson’s government at the EU.  The Bill amends the Fixed Term Parliament Act to hold a General Election on Monday December 9th. It is well know that we believe a 'People’s Vote' is the best way forward to stop Brexit, but … Continue reading LibDems set out plan for December 9th General Election

Voices from the Family of #StopBrexit

Throughout my time traveling across the South East and through various European Hubs as part of this role as MEP, there are people who have heartened me, inspired me and also challenged me to keep fighting for the #StopBrexit family. I wanted to introduce you to a few of them.... Chris from #remainernow spoke at … Continue reading Voices from the Family of #StopBrexit

Newbury and West Berkshire March for Europe

This post was first published in 2017. West Berkshire was well represented at the March for Europe in London, with members of West Berkshire Stronger Together EU (WBSTEU) and Newbury and West Berkshire Liberal Democrats on the move. We joined with many thousands of people to march from Marble Arch, down Pall Mall to Trafalgar … Continue reading Newbury and West Berkshire March for Europe

The Great Repeal Bill – The Liberal Democrat perspective

The Great Repeal Bill starts the arduous task of transposing EU law into British law, but leaves tens of thousands of pieces of critical regulation subject to the whim of this hard-Brexit Tory government. Theresa May has chosen to pursue the hardest, most divisive form of Brexit, taking us out of the Single Market and … Continue reading The Great Repeal Bill – The Liberal Democrat perspective

“I think it is almost lemming like …”

What could be done to minimise the potential impact of Brexit on your business? Here is a selection of comments from the local business people who completed the Liberal Democrats' West Berkshire Business Brexit Survey. Businesses are not named, as many prefer to to keep their worries anonymous: (Thanks to Arranology for use of the cartoon, … Continue reading “I think it is almost lemming like …”

“The changes for our organisation might put us out of business.”

Do you believe Brexit will increase your net costs? How do you intend to deal with any increases? Here is a selection of comments from the local business people who completed the Liberal Democrats' West Berkshire Business Brexit Survey. Businesses are not named, as many prefer to to keep their worries anonymous: Do you believe Brexit will … Continue reading “The changes for our organisation might put us out of business.”

“It is the effect on access to European labour that worries us and the risk of inflation.”

If the UK does not have membership of or full access to the single market, what impact would this have on your business? Here is a selection of comments from the local business people who completed the Liberal Democrats' West Berkshire Business Brexit Survey. Businesses are not named, as many prefer to to keep their worries anonymous: … Continue reading “It is the effect on access to European labour that worries us and the risk of inflation.”

Join us for an optimistic, tolerant Britain

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R3A81dXXSzs If you would like to become part of the Liberal Democrats and fight for an open, optimistic, liberal, diverse, and tolerant Britain, please click here and join us: https://libdems.secure.force.com/LiberalDemocrats/NewMemberRegistration The outrage around the country, since the EU referendum, has grown not just because Remain lost. If the Brexit camp had come forward with a prompt, … Continue reading Join us for an optimistic, tolerant Britain