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

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

Cuts to police service unacceptable

Judith out with the Newbury street pastorsAs recent events in Manchester and London have shown, terrorism and violent extremism threaten us all. As liberals, we must have an effective security policy which is also accountable, community- and evidence-based, and does not unduly restrict personal liberty. This why the Liberal Democrats would: • Continue cross-border co-operation … Continue reading Cuts to police service unacceptable

Judith Bunting announces Lib Dem plans for funding boost to give children in West Berkshire a brighter future

Yesterday, at Park House School, Newbury, Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Candidate Judith Bunting launched the Liberal Democrat’s manifesto policies for young people and children.

Lib Dem Judith Bunting unveils manifesto plan to fund more nurses, teachers and police in West Berkshire

The Liberal Democrats have launched their manifesto plans today for a brighter future, with pledges to reverse Conservative cuts and increase funding for the NHS, schools and police.

Judith Bunting calls for end to injustice on mental health and social care

Judith Bunting, Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Candidate for Newbury constituency, has outlined Lib Dem plans to end the “injustice” against people with mental ill health. Speaking at the start of Dementia Awareness Week, ahead of a visit on Wednesday (17th May) to West Berkshire Dementia Action Alliance’s event at Newbury Corn Exchange, Judith Bunting said: “Under … Continue reading Judith Bunting calls for end to injustice on mental health and social care

Lib Dems would give Thames Valley Police an extra £8.3m a year

Liberal Democrats have announced they would boost investment in police forces by £300m a year. This is in stark contrast to the Conservatives who have overseen devastating cuts to community policing. Theresa May as Home Secretary and now Prime Minister has cut policing budgets by over £2bn, eroding the very fabric of community policing. Under … Continue reading Lib Dems would give Thames Valley Police an extra £8.3m a year