Category Archives: Liberal Democrats

Liberal Democrat March for Europe Saturday 23 June

On Saturday, June 23rd 2018, there will be an anti-Brexit march calling for a vote on the final deal in London. As the only political party that is clearly and firmly opposed to Brexit, the federal party is organising a … Continue reading

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Lib Dem MP takes ban on ‘upskirting’ to the verge of law

A private member’s Bill aimed at protecting an individual’s dignity from intrusive photographs has been taken to the verge of becoming law by the Liberal Democrats, and would have completed its legislative passage but for an outrageous objection by a … Continue reading

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Tory and Labour party problems starting to damage democracy

Wealden Libdems Parliamentary Spokesperson Chris Bowers draws attention to an article in the Independent by Labour MP Chuka Umunna. In the article Mr Umunna talks about progressive alliance arrangements, saying “Last week a number of my parliamentary colleagues, including Jon … Continue reading

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Wealden LibDems fight to save essential music service

Teachers, pupils and parents across East Sussex are bracing themselves for the news on Monday April 30 that the Lead Member for Education and Inclusion, Special Educational Needs and Disability, Cllr Bob Standley, will recommend a review leading to the … Continue reading

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You achieved in six weeks what I couldn’t get done in two years

Helping community cohesion is what the Liberal Democrats are all about – and a recent case in Wealden led by our parliamentary spokesperson Chris Bowers shows what the Lib Dems can do to help! Geoff Carter is 88. He lives … Continue reading

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It’s Not Too Late – JUST

Wealden LibDems Vice Chair Alan Whittaker says Just under a year from today Britain will know its destiny. Will we have exited from Brexit or will we have left the world’s largest democratic market? Will we be facing a prosperous … Continue reading

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The Big Lemon Bus in Crowborough

Crowborough welcomed the Big Lemon Bus on Saturday (see our earlier posting). The East Sussex “Stop Brexit” Coordinating Committee were out in force. The Big Lemon Bus made stops in Hailsham, Heathfield, Crowborough, Forest Row, Ringmer, Peacehaven and Brighton. At … Continue reading

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LibDems promoting Europe policy in Uckfield

Libdems out promoting our policy of remaining in Europe and the public having a say on the deal or parliament having a third choice which is to either not to accept the deal, accept the deal or and this we … Continue reading

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Lib Dems secure major victory in ban on cold-calling

Led by John Sharkey, the Liberal Democrats campaigned in the House of Lords to end the scourge of cold-calling in relation to pensions, claims management and other financial services. The Government have now committed to a total ban on pensions … Continue reading

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‘East Sussex Stop Brexit’ Bus, street theatre tour Sat 24th March

Come join us on our ‘East Sussex Stop Brexit’ Bus and street theatre tour on Saturday 24th March to let people know it’s not too late to Stop Brexit! Join 50 others on the ‘Big Lemon’ coach round trip from … Continue reading

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