Tolworth residents betrayed again in tower block debacle

New tower blocks across Tolworth will have a massive impact on local residents, after Tory councillors caved in again to developers’ plans.

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An unfair and unjust cut for Kingston's Special Education Needs children

Kingston's Conservative administration has removed the right for children under five and over sixteen who have special education needs and disabilities to be transported to school free of charge. As Liberal Democrats, we would not do this.

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Hilary Gander on how Kingston Conservatives make decisions

Councillor Hilary Gander on how Kingston Conservatives make decisions 

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Lamb attacks shocking increase in hospital and ambulance waits

Former Health minister Norman Lamb, Liberal Democrat Health spokesperson, has hit out after a slew of fresh government health data showed that ambulance waiting times have shot up.

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Mayor's position on the Garden Bridge is illogical and indefensible

As the Labour London Mayor reiterated his support for the building of the Garden Bridge, Caroline Pidgeon highlighted the taxpayers' money that is still being sucked into the project.

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Tolworth residents betrayed again in tower block debacle

New tower blocks across Tolworth will have a massive impact on local residents, after Tory councillors caved in again to developers’ plans.

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Schools face cuts to their budgets

Questioning the Prime Minister at PMQs today (1st March) Lib Dem MP Sarah Olney slammed the government for spending millions of pounds on new free schools at the same time as existing schools face cuts to their budgets.

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Jonny Oates on Brexit and Article 50

Our own Jonny Oates speaks in the Lords debate on Brexit and Article 50.

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Theresa May, where is the justice in abandoning child refugees?

Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron has renewed calls on Theresa May not to abandon child refugees by scrapping the Dubs scheme.

This comes as pressure mounts on the Prime Minister over the decision, which was criticised in an open letter from over 200 high-profile celebrities and campaigners and by the Archbishop of Canterbury who called it "deeply unjust.

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Lib Dem membership in London nearly doubles since EU referendum

Liberal Democrat membership in London has nearly doubled since the EU referendum. We now have the most London members that we have ever had this century. 

The biggest increase in membership, by over 400 members, has been in the Richmond Park, the constituency where Sarah Olney won the by-election last December. 

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Heathrow Consultation

The Government is currently taking a public consultations on Night flights, UK airspace, and Heathrow expansion.  

The Liberal Democrats will continue our decades-fight against Heathrow expansion and will work closely with local councils and campaign groups to ensure those affected make their voices heard.

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Five year growth in Tube delays caused by overcrowding must come to an end

Tube delays caused by overcrowding have soared in the last five years, new figures obtained by Caroline Pidgeon, Liberal Democrat London Assembly Member have revealed.

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Kingston Tories lock Tolworth residents out of Toby Jug planning meeting

In a secret session held behind closed doors last night, Conservative councillors decided “not to defend the planning Appeal” for the Toby Jug site.

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Kingston Tories lock out Tolworth residents from Toby Jug meeting

In a secret session held behind closed doors last night, Conservative councillors decided “not to defend the planning Appeal” for the Toby Jug site.

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Surbiton Crescent - Lib Dems welcome appeal decision to cancel fine

After being fined for driving through Surbiton Crescent, a resident who made submissions about inadequate signage has won his Appeal with the Independent Parking Adjudicator.

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