Category: National

Making Votes Matter

Ian Stuart is one of our local Liberal Democrat members.  He recently visited Parliament to make the case for electoral reform to Sir Oliver Heald, our MP for North East Hertfordshire, and he’s written the following report for us: It was a very interesting day organised by the group Make Votes Matter, who brought together …

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Nicky Shepard, Liberal Democrat Candidate for North East Herts

With the General Election now approaching, let us introduce Nicky Shepard, the LibDem candidate for this constituency. Nicky has a strong background as a community campaigner, fighting for the rights of the people of Abbey in Cambridge. In the 2017 County Council elections, she ran the most successful Liberal Democrat campaign in Abbey Division in its …

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Any Questions Live Broadcast – Buntingford

Edwinstree Middle School in Buntingford, Hertfordshire will be hosting BBC Any Questions on Friday the 24th of February 2017, with doors opening at 6.30pm. Panellists are yet to be confirmed. See http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006qgvj  for more information. Local LibDem parties will be doing their best to ensure that our point of view is represented in the audience! In any …

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The EU Referendum Result

Anyone reading this will doubtless know the result of lst week’s referendum on EU membership, which the LibDems can only regard as a terrible mistake by the British public. It appears to have been a self-destructive protest vote with huge consequences unexpected by many of the people who voted to leave. One very small silver …

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EU Referendum: Royston Stronger In Meeting – 21st June

The Stronger In campaign will be holding a public meeting about the EU referendum on the evening of Tuesday 21 June. The meeting will take place in the Heritage Hall of Royston Town Hall, from 19:30-21:30. Sir Oliver Heald MP is the keynote speaker, and the organisers have also invited representatives of other groups to …

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Joe Jordan appointed Parliamentary Candidate for North East Herts

The Royston Liberal Democrats are happy to say that our parliamentary candidate for the upcoming general election is one of us. Joe Jordan, a scientist and software engineer who lives in Royston, has been appointed the candidate to fight the Tories for the North East Hertfordshire constituency. Joe said: I am proud to be standing for parliament …

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The National LibDems – The Pre-Manifesto

This week, on Wednesday 3 September, the national party will launch our pre-manifesto, which will form the backbone of the party’s general election platform. The party’s focus will be a ‘manifesto for the next generation’ with a host of policies aimed at improving the life chances of children and young people.  Read Nick Clegg’s foreword …

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European Parliament Results

Sadly, on Sunday night, the East of England lost one of its strongest advocates and keenest supporters when Andrew Duff was not re-elected as our MEP. The following is Andrew’s press statement on the subject: This was the most polarised of the seven campaigns in which I have stood as a candidate for the European …

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