Kingston headteachers slam Tory budget cuts

Kingston headteachers slam Tory budget cuts

Headteachers from across Kingston have written to Conservative Ministers, MPs and councillors to warn of a funding crisis in local schools. In a strongly-worded letter to national and local Conservative politicians, Kingston’s school heads have attacked “stealth cuts” to local education budgets,...

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Caroline Pidgeon on the Mayor's New Year fare increases and chronic overcrowding

Caroline Pidgeon on the Mayor's New Year fare increases and chronic overcrowding

Caroline Pidgeon, Liberal Democrat London Assembly Member, commenting on the new fares facing London commuters from 2nd January 2017 said: "Sadiq Khan’s manifesto specifically said that Londoners won’t pay a penny more for their travel in 2020 than they do today. There were no ifs, or buts, in t...

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Caroline Pidgeon welcomes “Please offer me a seat” scheme

Caroline Pidgeon welcomes “Please offer me a seat” scheme

Caroline Pidgeon has welcomed news that a blue badge scheme for people less able to stand on public transport will be introduced on a permanent basis in the Spring. Caroline, Chair of the London Assembly's Transport Committee, said

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Watch Sarah Olney’s maiden speech in Parliament

Watch Sarah Olney’s maiden speech in Parliament

Last night, Sarah Olney made her maiden speech in Parliament. You can watch it here.

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Best Liberal Democrat by-election results for over 20 years

Best Liberal Democrat by-election results for over 20 years

Last night, the Liberal Democrats won another three council by-election victories with huge swings from the Conservatives - securing the party's best ever year for by-election gains. Complementing Sarah Olney's victory in the Richmond Park by-election, the Liberal Democrats have gained 31 seats...

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Sarah Olney's Richmond Park victory speech

Sarah Olney's Richmond Park victory speech

Sarah Olney's memorable Richmond Park victory speech

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Congratulations to Sarah Olney MP!

Congratulations to Sarah Olney MP!

On Thursday 1st December, Liberal Democrat Sarah Olney was elected as the MP for Richmond Park, overturning the 23,000 majority previously held by the Conservative Zac Goldsmith.

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Record levels of investment must include a commitment to extend the cycle hire scheme– Caroline Pidgeon

Caroline Pidgeon, Liberal Democrat London Assembly Member, commenting on today’s announcement that the Mayor has committed to a record £154 million per year investment in cycling over the next five years said. “This investment, if is wisely and fully spent, is very welcome.  However TfL has a rec...

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Tory Leader off to Cannes at council taxpayers' expense

Tory Leader off to Cannes at council taxpayers' expense

Despite council tax rises, service cuts and broken promises. We're all paying.

Free food waste bags

Free food waste bags

Kingston Conservatives have taken away the food recycling bags that are used in the brown bins. Please sign our petition to the Council to give residents free bags again.

EU Referendum

In Europe, we are more prosperous, we are safer and we are better prepared to tackle global challenges. Let's keep leading the way. Join the fight to keep us #INtogether. Read more