Electing our next leader as Lib Dems surge in the polls

Electing our next leader as Lib Dems surge in the polls

Following huge successes in the May 2019 local election and Europe election, the Lib Dems have surged past the Conservatives to the top of the poll for a general election. Poll results may not be reliable, but there is no doubt the next leader of the Lib Dems will be one that cannot be ignored in...

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Question Time at Orpington Liberal Club

Question Time at Orpington Liberal Club

On Friday 7th June, Bromley Liberal Democrats hosted a Question Time event.  A top class panel of London Lib Dems took questions from the vibrant audience gathered at the Orpington Liberal Club. The event was chaired by our own Chloe Jane Ross and the diverse panel featured London MEP Luisa Porri...

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Reasons for hope in the Trump

Reasons for hope in the Trump

My earliest political memory was the election of Barack Obama in 2008, when I was just 8 years old. We were shown a video of one of his speeches, and while most of it went a little over my head, I remember being in total awe of the way he talked about change and how one person could make a differ...

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Good News for Private Renters

Good News for Private Renters

For too long, landlords had been able to impose huge unfair charges on renters with little government oversight. Three years ago, Liberal Democrat Baroness Olly Grender introduced a bill to the House of Lords on renters’ rights, to ban letting agents from charging excessive admin fees and protect...

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Lib Dem Candidate for Bromley and Bexley Announced

Lib Dem Candidate for Bromley and Bexley Announced

Congratulations to Allan Tweddle, our new Lib Dem London Assembly candidate for Bexley and Bromley photographed here with Siobhan Benita, the Lib Dem candidate for London Mayor.   While all eyes have been focussed on our recent successes in the Local Council and EU elections, another small contes...

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Bromley Living Streets

Bromley Living Streets

Bromley Living Streets’ inaugural event drew a large gathering of local residents to Bromley Central Library on Mon 3rd June, including a number of Liberal Democrat members, interested in plans to encourage walking, cycling and use of public transport around Bromley’s neighbourhoods.  

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Lib Dems Win London - and Bromley is still a Remain Borough

Lib Dems Win London - and Bromley is still a Remain Borough

The Liberal Democrats came first in London in the European Elections, returning 3 MEPs and pushing Labour into 2nd place and the Conservatives into 5th place. And the total Remain vote (Lib Dem, Green, Change) was more than twice the Brexit Vote (Brexit Party, UKIP).   London is most definitely a...

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Bromley Council have no plans to improve air quality

Bromley Council have no plans to improve air quality

Bromley Council revealed to have no plans to improve air quality in the borough.  The Liberal Democrats have demanded Bromley Council take “urgent action” after revealing it has no up-to-date and publicly available monitoring of air quality within the Borough.  The latest council air quality moni...

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Update on Chinese Garage Beckenham

Update on Chinese Garage Beckenham

The long awaited Planning Appeal took place on 4th April, with former Lib Dem Councillor Jane Green in attendance.  The decision of the Inspector is not expected for some weeks. Residents will be surprised to know that not one local ward Councillor attended to speak on behalf of local people and ...

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Council Watch April 2019

On Monday 8th April, I went down to Bromley Council again to follow the action and listen to some of the pressing issues that have developed since the last council meeting. Unlike meetings in the past, this week's proceedings started differently. Before any business was attended to, the Mayor, Co...

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