Extension Rebellion - Liberal Democrats support their aims

Extension Rebellion - Liberal Democrats support their aims

The Liberal Democrats have been at the forefront on climate change, calling for action long before Labour or the Tories, and we intend to stay there. Liberal Democrats are supportive of the aims of Extinction Rebellion to start meaningfully dealing with the climate emergency, and of course suppo...

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Standing up for our capital in Brussels

Standing up for our capital in Brussels

This week, your London Lib Dem MEPs were listening to heartbreaking stories from EU citizens living in the UK and Brits living elsewhere in the EU who feel abandoned by their own government at the same time as Boris Johnson presented yet more disastrous, unworkable Tory Brexit proposals. We also ...

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Brexit would mortgage our children’s future

Brexit would mortgage our children’s future

The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) have reported this week that a no-deal Brexit could push the UK debt to the highest levels since the 1960s.This new analysis is a body blow to Boris Johnson’s election spending plans - as it shows the cost of Brexit is much higher than thought. Brexit would ...

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New figures show 2.7 million EU citizens without Settled Status

New figures show 2.7 million EU citizens without Settled Status

The Liberal Democrats have warned that the Government is failing to guarantee the rights of all 3.6 million EU citizens in the UK, as new official figures show that fewer than 1 million people had been given Settled Status by the end of September. The latest EU Settlement Scheme Statistics, publi...

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Swinson: Millions in Britain value our place in the EU

Swinson: Millions in Britain value our place in the EU

Following her visit to Brussels today, where she and Lib Dem Shadow Brexit Secretary Tom Brake met with Michel Barnier, Leader of the Liberal Democrats Jo Swinson said:“I was pleased to meet Michel Barnier today. It is his job to negotiate a deal, but I am clear that the best deal we have is as a...

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Corbyn could be the block to stopping a No Deal

Corbyn could be the block to stopping a No Deal

Liberal Democrats are absolutely prepared to go forward with a government of national unity. The country needs that as an insurance option to ensure we have a Prime Minister who will actually obey the rule of law and request an extension of Article 50. That Prime Minister could be anybody who com...

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Lib Dems Surge as Party Votes to Revoke Article 50

Lib Dems Surge as Party Votes to Revoke Article 50

The Liberal Democrats voted to revoke Article 50 and cancel Brexit without another public vote at their party conference this week - and immediately saw a jump in the polls.   On 19 September two polls put the Lib Dems close to or ahead of Labour - YouGov poll put the LibDems on 23% with Labour o...

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Bromley Liberal Democrats announce candidates for the General Election

Bromley Liberal  Democrats announce candidates for the General Election

Bromley Liberal Democrats have announced their candidates for Beckenham, Bromley and Chislehurst and Orpington constituencies in the forthcoming General Election. In Beckenham popular campaigner Chloe-Jane Ross will stand against Bob Stewart, the current Conservative MP who has held the seat sinc...

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Anti Idling Initiative Marred by Refusal to Listen to Extinction Rebellion

Anti Idling Initiative Marred by Refusal to Listen to Extinction Rebellion

Bromley Council Environment Committee met on Tuesday evening (28th Aug) and agreed to begin an education and enforcement programme to encourage car drivers to turn off their engines when stationary.  A welcome initiative which was marred by the council refusing to let members of the public ask qu...

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Bromley Council spent £90,000 on Consultants for Bullers Wood Planning Appeal

Bromley Council spent £90,000 on Consultants for Bullers Wood Planning Appeal

Bromley Council spent over £90,000 on Consultants' Fees for the planning application and appeals for Bullers Wood School for Boys, it has been revealed today.   The Council have once again refused to divulge the amount of money they spent on legal fees, stating that the Queens Counsel they used h...

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