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  • No Room at Charging Point Quinton
    Article: Apr 26, 2015

    Nigel Quinton, the Lib Dem Parliamentary Candidate, was in Tring again last Saturday.

    He came to Tring to visit the town's Annual Eco-Fair in the Victoria Hall.

    When he arrived he was surprised - but sort of pleased too - to find that there was no room at the charging point in the Forge Car park.

    Nigel said,

  • Article: Apr 26, 2015

    AT LAST the Council, has given the OK to a safe refuge close to Primrose Hill and Mace Walk. It's promised by September 2015 in readiness for the new Maltese Road Primary School.

    Local Lib Dems Jude Deakin and Graham Pooley have persistently argued and lobbied for action to help childen and others safely cross Rainsford Road.

  • Article: Apr 26, 2015

    Liberal Democrat Leader and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg will today (26 April) deliver a speech in Sutton, hitting out at both the Conservative and Labour parties for not being honest about what they would do in a hung parliament.

    He will argue that it is increasingly clear no party will win an overall majority, and that the two main parties need to come clean about whether they will do a deal with UKIP or the SNP.

  • Article: Apr 26, 2015

    Labour's rent control announcements, including plans to cap rents so they cannot rise beyond the rate of inflation in certain tenancies, are ill thought through and will make things even worse for tenants.

    Rather than reduce rents, Labour's plans will lead to huge rent hikes every three years, higher rents overall and fewer available rental properties.

  • Article: Apr 26, 2015

    Business leaders, investors and philanthropists have backed the Liberal Democrat green economy vision.

    The letter praises the Liberal Democrat record in Government and emphasises the need for them to be part of the next Government. The publication of the letter comes on the same day the Lib Dems unveil their Environment Manifesto.

  • Article: Apr 25, 2015

    Commenting on the earthquake in Nepal, Deputy Prime Minister and Leader of the Liberal Democrats Nick Clegg said:

    "My heart goes out to all the people of Nepal dealing with the after effects of the earthquake that hit the region this morning.

    "My thoughts are also with all the Nepalese people living here in the UK worried about their loved ones, including our Gurkha community, who are a shining testament to the resilience and great spirit of the Nepalese people.

  • parking now
    Article: Apr 25, 2015

    Are the existing Residents' Parking zones working? Do we need more 20mph zones? These are the questions being asked by west Chelmsford Lib Dem campaigners Cllr. Jude Deakin and Graham Pooley.

    Residents' parking schemes

    It's been suggested that it's not working well in some streets, and that maybe there should be a larger number of zones each covering a smaller area or number of streets. Also there are streets where there is not a scheme at present that may actually need one. Jude and Graham have asked for a review of this as a whole alongside particular streets or very specific concerns.

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    Article: Apr 25, 2015

    Responding to Labour's announcement on private provision in hospitals, Liberal Democrat General Election campaign spokesman Brian Paddick said:

    "This is rank hypocrisy from a Labour party totally beholden to the private sector when in government.

    "Under Labour, private providers were paid 11 per cent more than NHS providers for the same treatment and their PFI deals are still costing the taxpayer £1bn a year in repayments.

  • Article: Apr 25, 2015

    In the early hours of 25 April 1915, thousands of soldiers from the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps - universally known as ANZACs - landed on the beaches of Gallipoli and began to fight.

    They were part of a combined Allied Force, comprising British, Ghurkha, Newfoundland and French personnel, leading the land battle for Gallipoli.

  • Article: Apr 25, 2015

    The Liberal Democrats have pledged a £10m boost for servicemen and women suffering from mental health problems.

    It would more than double the money currently available to help veterans overcome problems such as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

    The investment would also help provide a series of measures including assistance to get people back into work.

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