"Votes at 16" Kingston Lib Dems

Photo of 4 young people sitting on the lawn with a slogan 'Votes at 16'.

In a motion proposed by Cllr Sam Foulder-Hughes, Kingston’s youngest Councillor, at a Council meeting earlier last week, the Council supported the decision to extend the voting age to 16 and 17-year-olds.

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Kingston to install free public water fountains

An image of a drinking fountain with a slogan saying 'New drinking fountains for Kingston'.

Thirsty Kingstonians, look out for new public water fountains, after it was announced they will be popping up across Kingston. 

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Christine Stuart, 'We live in difficult times with stretched budgets'


Photo of Councillor Christine Stuart

I stood for the election on the Council not to damage lives but with a burning passion to help people of Kingston, and more specifically, people of Chessington.

I did not seek an election to hurt the most vulnerable within society.

Tuesday evening was my second Council Meeting as an elected Councillor.


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A final say for Cambridge Road Estate residents

Photo of Norbiton’s Councillors, Dave Ryder-Mills and Olly Wehring, talking to a resident in Cambridge Road Estate.

Local Liberal Democrats have committed to working with the community on the proposed regeneration of Cambridge Road Estate, and to hold a ballot of residents on the final regeneration deal.

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Cleaning up the Tories’ financial mess

Much-needed affordable homes coming to Tolworth

Liberal Democrats are delivering on their election promise of new homes for Kingston after approval was given for 285 affordable homes on a derelict site in Tolworth.

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Heathrow fight goes on

Leadership team announced

Kingston Liberal Democrats have announced their leadership team – these are the people who’ll be responsible for specific areas of the council.

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Temporary victory as Kingston Hospital puts brakes on disabled parking charges

Earlier this week, Kingston Hospital agreed to “pause” its decision to charge blue badge holders for using their car park.

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Liberal Democrats take control of Kingston Council!

In an amazing victory Liberal Democrats have won 39 seats on Kingston Council in the local elections, with the Conservatives winning only 9 and Labour 0.

You can see the ward by ward breakdown on the Council website.

Congratulations to all the new councillors and to all the campaigners who helped to make it happen! This will be the largest ever Lib Dem Group on the Council.

Tories are sleep walking Kingston into bankruptcy

I believe local Conservatives are making policy decisions that will lead Kingston Council to go bankrupt, like Northamptonshire. It is a bold statement to make, and not one I make lightly. Below is my thinking, the facts and the statements made by others that lead me to that conclusion.

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Conservatives and Labour vote to take £1 Million from local schools

Conservative and Labour Councillors have voted to take an extra £1 million from already struggling schools - rejecting Liberal Democrat proposals to take money from Council reserves.

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Pupils protest at Kingston schools cuts

Students from 5 schools make education campaign video

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Accessible stations for all


Lib Dems are campaigning for better, safer access to our train stations

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#Press For Progress - International Women's Day 2018

Today is International Women’s Day. Today is for celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women – but is also a call to action to accelerate gender equality.


This year’s theme is #PressForProgress.

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