Lib Dem candidate for Mayor of London addresses London Chamber of Commerce

This week, Luisa Porritt, Liberal Democrat candidate for London Mayor, 2021, set out her priorities to the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry.  Clear that she will be a pro-business Mayor, Luisa complemented London business for the positive attitude so many have kept up during the past, difficult year: "Businesses have proven they care about … Continue reading Lib Dem candidate for Mayor of London addresses London Chamber of Commerce

Speech given by Luisa Porritt to London Chamber of Commerce

Full text of the speech given by Luisa Porritt, Liberal Democrat candidate for the Mayor of London, 2021, to the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry 16th February 2021 ***          ***          *** Good afternoon, everyone. It’s a pleasure to be with LCCI and its members today. Business … Continue reading Speech given by Luisa Porritt to London Chamber of Commerce

Post Office Closures

From Sarah Olney MP, LIberal Democrat Spokesperson for Business: “The Horizon Post Office scandal was addressed in Parliament yesterday. “For those of you unfamiliar with this issue, dozens of sub-postmasters and sub-postmistresses were wrongly accused of theft twelve years ago due to a computer error. Some were convicted of crimes and even jailed, having done nothing wrong. … Continue reading Post Office Closures

Bunting talks Business in Chesham- MEP Life 8

This week I have had a short break after visiting all over the South East over the past few weeks. However, I managed to squeeze in a couple of things over the weekend which I wanted to tell you about. I was invited to speak at an event in Chesham, by the group Chilterns 4 … Continue reading Bunting talks Business in Chesham- MEP Life 8

Business leaders clear that Tory policy on Brexit is against wishes of majority

Lib Dem Business policies on Europe vs Tory policies

More than 50 business leaders have backed the Lib Dems as the only party which is “speaking for the majority of Britons” by campaigning to stay in the European single market, saying that the Conservatives policy on Brexit is bad for business, bad for the economy and against the wishes of the majority of Britons.  … Continue reading Business leaders clear that Tory policy on Brexit is against wishes of majority

Judith Bunting discusses Brexit and local businesses with Catherine Bearder MEP

Judith Bunting, Lib Dem Parliamentary Candidate for Newbury, Judith Bunting, welcomed Lib Dem MEP Catherine Bearder to Newbury on Monday (22nd May) to discuss the future of Newbury’s business sector, with particular reference to leaving the European Union.   Richard Deal, who owns Deal Varney a property management company in Newbury and describes himself as politically … Continue reading Judith Bunting discusses Brexit and local businesses with Catherine Bearder MEP

Local traders say leaving Single Market would be bad for business – Survey Results 2017

This report was first posted on 20th February 2017. "After the referendum result we spent six months absorbing cost increases. Since January we have had no choice but to pass these increases on to our customers". Jon Gage, Rivar Sand and Gravel (see photo above). Two thirds of local traders and service providers who took part in … Continue reading Local traders say leaving Single Market would be bad for business – Survey Results 2017

Message to voters in Newbury and West Berkshire

#YourVoiceMatters This General Election is the Best Thing for Britain. It Gives us a Chance for Change. The Conservatives are hell bent on a ‘hard Brexit’. We now understand the future of our country is at stake. The national press suggests that the number of Leave voters who still want to exit from Europe is … Continue reading Message to voters in Newbury and West Berkshire

Local Business – Brexit Consultation at Shaw House with Lord Newby

  On Thursday 17th November, Lord Newby, former spokesman for Her Majesty's Treasury in the Lords, will be in Newbury to find out how our local businessmen and women think Brexit is going to affect their trade. He will also give us an update re what's going on behind the scenes in parliament. This visit … Continue reading Local Business – Brexit Consultation at Shaw House with Lord Newby