Gareth Roberts: LBRuT Tories Don't Speak for You

On Thursday 23rd June 75,396 people in Richmond voted to remain in the EU. They recognised that a vote to remain was a vote for economic stability, that it was a vote for continued growth and jobs and that it was a vote for increased prosperity in the years to come.

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Gareth Roberts: The Tories Think They Know What's Best For You

The Tories on Richmond Council are pressing ahead with their undemocratic plans to merge with Wandsworth Council without first consulting Richmond residents. By the end of the summer an agreement will have been signed which could mean day-to-day decisions affecting Richmond residents being taken ...

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Ministers set to back another runway in the South East by year end

Heathrow bosses have publicly put their chances of getting Government approval for a third runway at 70 to 80%. Ministers are set to back another runway in the South East by mid December, with Heathrow on the brink of victory. Aviation experts feared the Government would put off a decision on air...

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Councillor Churchill

Richmond Lib Dem leader Cllr. Gareth Roberts announced that Cllr. Jennifer Churchill (Teddington ward) left the Lib Dems for Labour on "extremely good terms" and said he would continue to work closely with her on a cross-party basis.

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Federal Policy Committee

The Federal Policy Committee is setting up a number of policy working groups designed to develop our Party’s policies for the 2015-2020 Parliament. The Committee would like to invite any member to apply. The deadline for applications is Wednesday 9 September.

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Leadership Election 16th July 2015

The Liberal Democrats leadership election is on 16th July and members are encouraged to get involved. Local party members were invited to come to various London hustings (UCL June 17th, Islington June 25th and SLF Conference and Hustings July 4th), hear the leadership candidates speak and answer...

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BLOG: Goldsmith to run for London Mayor

Richmond Park's Conservative MP Zac Goldsmith has announced his intention to stand for nomination as the party's candidate for London mayor.

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TOM BRAKE: The Human Rights Act

TOM BRAKE: The Human Rights Act

The next five years will be nastier, less liberal and less compassionate than any government in living memory.

Newspapers backed the Liberal Democrats

Newspapers backed the Liberal Democrats

Newspapers from across the political divide were united in their belief Liberal Democrats had been a force for good in the previous government.