Statement on Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

With the sad passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Kingston Liberal Democrats join residents across the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames in this time of mourning, and our thoughts are with the Royal Family at this time.

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6 things you need to know about Kingston’s new leisure centre


The Lib Dems in Kingston are strongly committed to rebuilding the Kingfisher Centre.

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Supporting our communities and local businesses


With its abundance of green spaces and its friendly neighbourhoods, Kingston is already a great place to live. We want everyone to feel welcome here. In building a more inclusive, tolerant and kinder society, Liberal Democrats will do all we can to bring decision-making closer to local people.

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Supporting our young people and our most vulnerable


We are delighted that our Children’s Services in Kingston are rated Outstanding, and we are in the top 3% nationally for social care provision for adults and children combined.

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Greener Kingston

Liberal Democrats have committed to being a carbon neutral council by 2030 and a carbon neutral borough by 2038.

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Quality homes that Kingston needs

Kingston is a wonderful place to live, but we know that many people struggle to find homes that suit their needs and their pockets.

Residents have told us that new housing should protect the borough’s special character and its rich heritage. It is also important that homes are built to the highest standards and come with extra school places and good public transport.

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Kingston Council's 2022/23 Budget Approved


On Tuesday night, Liberal Democrats on Kingston Council approved a balanced budget for the next financial year which sets out how the Council will continue to deliver for local residents.

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Lib Dem initiative to transform Kingston riverside space for business, youth and creative industries


Kingston Council will deliver an innovative mix of coworking spaces, workstations, a cafe and creative performance and event space at a fantastic riverside location thanks to the hard work and vision of the Lib Dem-controlled Council.

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Cllr Andreas Kirsch elected as new Leader of Kingston Council


Cllr Andreas Kirsch (Chessington South ward) has been elected by the Liberal Democrat Group on Kingston Council to serve as Leader of the Council.

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Sarah Olney MP has secured a debate in Parliament about SWR's proposed cuts to local rail services

post_Sarah_Olney_SWR_Cuts_Debate_v1.0_1200x400.jpgSarah Olney MP has secured an important debate in Parliament about South Western Railway's (SWR) proposed cuts to local rail services

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Cllr Caroline Kerr to step down as Leader of Kingston Council

post_Caroline_Kerr_Resignation_v1.1_1200x400.jpgCllr Kerr has announced that she will be stepping down as Leader of Kingston Council once a new Leader has been chosen.

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Lib Dems clear vision on a new leisure centre for Kingston


Only the Liberal Democrats have clear, exciting plans to bring a new leisure centre and swimming pool to Kingston town centre.

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Lib Dems welcome 25 additional police officers in Kingston


Kingston Liberal Democrats welcome plans for 25 additional police officers for Kingston town centre.

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Conservatives accused of "sitting on their hands" on local planning


Kingston's Conservatives have been accused of "sitting on their hands" after failing to back a motion at last night's Full Council meeting that called for the Government to scrap its proposed changes to the planning system.

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20mph coming to all roads in Surbiton

Last night, Liberal Democrats on the Surbiton Neighbourhood Committee voted unanimously to take the next step forward to introduce 20mph speed limits.

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