Category Archives: Wealden

Nearly 500 homes in Wealden left empty for years

Nearly 500 homes in Wealden district are sitting empty, research by the Liberal Democrats has revealed. The figures, uncovered through Freedom of Information requests, show that there are 467 homes across the district that have been empty for six months … Continue reading

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Lib Dems condemn ‘condescending’ treatment of parents and students

Wealden Liberal Democrats have condemned the county council’s response to a ‘condescending’ leaflet it produced that told parents there was no excuse for not sending their their children to school – even if they’re ill. The petition, launched by Seaford … Continue reading

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Sir David Attenborough on antagonisms and lack of facts….

Embed from Getty Images Alan Whittaker, Wealden Libdems chairman, comments that “Sir David Attenborough, probably the nation’s favourite expert on the natural world, has spoken out against antagonisms, lack of facts and the condemnations of experts by some in the … Continue reading

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Wealden LibDems Setting off soon on march for Europe

Setting off soon on march for Europe Posted by Wealden Liberal Democrats on Saturday, 9 September 2017

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Schools in Chiddingly & East Hoathly, Hailsham South & West

LibDem Candidate for Chiddingly & East Hoathly Paul Holbrook says Reductions in school funding and the pressure for all schools to become free schools or academies is placing great strains upon many smaller primary schools. In this Ward there are … Continue reading

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Heathcare in Chiddingly & East Hoathly, Hailsham South & West

LibDem Candidate for Chiddingly & East Hoathly Paul Holbrook says Additional houses put extra demands on doctor’s surgeries. Some existing practices refuse to accept new patients whilst others struggle to meet the demand. No more houses should be built without … Continue reading

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Chiddingly & East Hoathly Wealden DC by-election 20 July

LibDem candidate Paul Holbrook says:- Hi I am Paul Holbrook and I am hoping to become your next District Councillor.   Married, and with a grown up daughter who now has a family of her own  I have been both a … Continue reading

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Wealden LibDems respond to Finsbury Park Attack

Wealden Liberal Democrats’ parliamentary spokesperson Chris Bowers said: “This is yet another appalling attack on innocent people, but this one makes the point that terrorism is no respecter of religious faith. Intolerance is unacceptable whoever are the aggressors and whoever … Continue reading

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We need to stay on election alert!

From our parliamentary spokesperson Chris Bowers Like you, I expect, I’d rather hoped the dust would have settled on the 8 June general election by now, but the truth is that it doesn’t look like settling for several months to … Continue reading

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Election result in Wealden

The General Election result for Wealden constituency was: Tories – 37,027 ( 61.2%) Labour – 13,399 ( 22.2%) LibDem Chris Bowers – 6,281 ( 10.4%) Green – 1,959 UKIP – 1,798 Turn out – 74.3% Our candidate Chris Bowers says … Continue reading

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