Category Archives: Young people

By no means all young people support Labour

Wealden’s LibDem Parliamentary Spokesperson Chris Bowers says “Jeremy Corbyn is credited with getting a lot of the 18-25 generation interested in politics, and there’s some truth in it. But that doesn’t mean that all young people believe Corbyn’s Labour party … Continue reading

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Vince Cable “Young shafted over Brexit”

Quoting statistics that 64% of over-65s voted for Brexit – compared with 71% of under-25s who voted Remain – Sir Vince… Posted by Wealden Liberal Democrats on Sunday, 6 August 2017

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Theresa May’s ‘cruel policy’ could snatch lunches from nearly 3000 children in Wealden

2912 children living in the Wealden constituency could have their lunches taken away under Theresa May’s plans to abolish universal free school lunches for infants, Liberal Democrat research has revealed. Among them, 286 are living in poverty but will still … Continue reading

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Hailsham New Town County Candidate Gavin Blake Coggins on School Funding cuts

Unless the Government allocates more money, schools will lose £3 billion a year in real terms by 2020. In Hailsham by 2019 Hailsham Community College’s budget will be cut by £381,442 equal to £404 per pupil (and could lose 10 … Continue reading

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Lib Dems – the voice of those seeing a positive future in Europe

Embed from Getty Images In an article in the Independent (27 June) LibDem Leader Tim Farron writes: “The look of wide-eyed, guilty panic in the eyes of Boris Johnston and Michael Gove on Friday morning hinted at what was later … Continue reading

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Thursday 23 June – REFERENDUM DAY

VOTE ON THURSDAY FOR A liberal, outward-looking, compassionate Britain A richer Britain (only fools back away from the largest and richest market in the world – the EU) A safer Britain (peace in the EU for 70 years) A healthier … Continue reading

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Raj talks about what being in Europe means for young people…

A young student from Forest Row talks about the referendum.

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The most important vote Express readers may ever cast

Wealden LibDems Chair Alan Whittaker, writing in the Sussex Express says: The letters page of the Sussex Express have been buzzing with views on the forthcoming EU referendum, and rightly so. Even though the Outers support their position more with … Continue reading

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Eddie Izzard – Stand Up for Europe

Comedian, actor and writer Eddie Izzard is setting off touring 31 cities in 31 days campaigning for Britain to Remain in the EU. He is especially concerned to make sure young people entitled to vote actually register and do vote. … Continue reading

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Brexit campaigners in denial says Alan

LibDem Chair Alan Whittaker says The to Brexit or not to Brexit campaign has now officially started. President Obama says, diplomatically, that the EU is good for the UK and the UK is good for the EU, for US/UK relations … Continue reading

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