Tag: National Politics

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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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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Why You Should Vote Lib Dem

As the elections approach, we hope that people will be thinking ever more seriously about the question of which party to vote for. The following arguments for voting Lib Dem come from the party’s HQ. The Liberal Democrats want Britain to stay in the EU because we are fighting for a stronger economy – fighting …

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The LibDem National Policy on Onshore Wind Power

The Conservatives’ 2015 manifesto contains a commitment to end further support for onshore wind power generation. Commenting, Ed Davey said: “This Government is green because the Liberal Democrats have fought every step of the way to protect our environment and lead the fight against climate change. “That’s why we are creating thousands of green jobs, …

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The Lib Dems, the Budget, and Taxes: We Did It!

Nick Clegg has thanked Lib Dem activists for their work, which has enabled us to influence national tax policy: “Because thousands of people like you backed our campaign, millions of working people are going to get an £800 tax cut.  …  It´s really simple. This tax cut has only happened because the Liberal Democrats are …

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