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Cllr Liz Cohen elected in Shenfield - December 2012
Brentwood's Lib Dem Councillors
Lib Dem councillors raise money for Sport Relief
Sport Relief 7
Cllrs Barry Aspinell and David Kendall are re-elected to Essex County Council in May 2013
Cllrs Barry Aspinell and David Kendall re-elected to County 2013
Cllr Ross Carter, Cllr Karen Chilvers, Cllr David Kendall & Cllr Graeme Clark - two holds & two gains in May 2012
2012 Election night
Protesting against the Sunday Library Closure in 2010
Protesting against the Sunday Library Closure in 2010
Protesting against the William Hunter Way development in 2008
William Hunter Way
Tim Farron MP visits in March 2011 and supports the successful Save the Town Hall campaign
Tim Farron MP at Brentwood Town Hall with Cllr David Kendall & Cllr Karen Chilvers
The night the Conservatives lost control - Brentwood leaders celebrate
Election 2014: Tories lose control of the council (Brentwood Gazette)
Cllr David Kendall & Cllr Karen Chilvers supporting Warley traders
Cllr David Kendall & Cllr Karen Chilvers supporting local traders
Cross party opposition councillors deliver return of one hour parking charge - July 2013
Opposition councillors (Lib Dem, Labour, Brentwood First & Independent) celebrate their successful campaign (Back Row: Aspinell, Mynott, Davies, Le Surf, Morrissey & Lloyd. Front Row: Clark, Chilvers, Cohen, Keeble, Quirk, Sapwell & Clarke)
Cllr Barry Aspinell signs the Brentwood Accord (Cllr Karen Chilvers)
Opposition councillors - including Cllrs David Kendall, James Sapwell and Graeme Clark, cross the line together at a charity event
Over the line
Lollipop Man
Lib Dem Cllr Vicky Davies is Mayor of Brentwood for 2014-5
Cllr Vicky Davies with her consort, Alan Davies (Jane Spriggs)
  • Article: Jun 19, 2015

    The Liberal Democrats have called on the Government to rule out scrapping safeguards that could lead to two million people falling off the electoral roll.

    The Coalition Government introduced Individual Voter Registration, to put to an end the outdated system where a 'head of household' was responsible for everyone who votes at an address.

  • Article: Jun 19, 2015

    Liberal Democrat MEP Catherine Bearder has congratulated Europol and law enforcement agencies across the EU for conducting the biggest ever international operation against the illegal wildlife trade.

    Operation COBRA III led to the recovery of over 12 tonnes of elephant ivory and at least 119 rhino horns, and saw the participation of law enforcement teams and agencies from 62 countries in Europe, Africa, Asia and America.

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    Article: Jun 19, 2015

    Following reports that the Conservatives will cut wind farm subsidies earlier than planned, Liberal Democrat Energy and Climate Change spokesperson Lord Purvis said:

    "Anti-wind power Tories will put up electricity bills, cut green jobs and reduce investment.

    "This is bad for the environment, it is bad for the economy and it is bad for our energy supplies. This is the sort of short sighted mistake that the Liberal Democrats consistently stopped the Tories from making.

  • Article: Jun 17, 2015

    Britain needs to build more than 200,000 new homes each year. We've all said it so many times before. Yet we are falling short of this target.

    That's why the Housing Finance Institute (HFI) is being launched. To help to get the money to build the homes we need. The aims of the HFI are to increase housing supply across all tenures; to unlock opportunities for the public sector and to help business to deliver and finance housing.

  • Article: Jun 16, 2015

    We're thrilled with our successful by-election result in Wallington South ward in Sutton. It feels good to be winning again, writes Sutton Council Leader Ruth Dombey.

    And in case you're thinking - hah! Sutton! Lib Dem held seat in Lib Dem run Council and in a Lib Dem MP's constituency - easy peasy! Well, you'd be wrong.

  • Article: Jun 12, 2015

    The Carshalton and Wallington Lib Dems have achieved a brilliant win in the Wallington South by election.

    Steve Cook, the new Lib Dem councillor, ran a fantastic campaign resulting in a 7% increase in our vote.

    Congratulations to the whole team!

  • Article: Jun 11, 2015

    Former Liberal Democrat Member of Parliament for Eastbourne, David Bellotti sadly passed away yesterday morning after battling an illness.

    David was the surprise winner of a by-election in Eastbourne in 1990 and held the seat for two years. Notably, he was the first person to be elected as a Liberal Democrat MP after the party was formed by merger of the Liberal Party and the SDP.

  • Article: Jun 9, 2015

    Liberal Democrat Home Affairs Spokesperson, Brian Paddick, has called for an overhaul of UK Drugs policy.

    He said that the Government's new Psychoactive Substances Bill "adds to the confusion and further undermines the credibility of UK drugs laws."

    His comments come during the Bill's Second Reading in the House of Lords. Lord Paddick has branded the Bill unfit for purpose with huge unintended consequences.