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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NICK CLEGG: Tribute to Charles Kennedy

In a dedicated Commons session for Charles Kennedy on Wednesday June 3rd, 2015, Nick Clegg reflected on Charles' wisdom, humour and courage.

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ALASTAIR CAMPBELL: Charles Kennedy

Charles Kennedy – a lovely man, a talented politician, a great friend with a shared enemy Charles Kennedy was a lovely man, and a highly talented politician. These are the kind of words that always flow when public figures die, often because people feel they have to say those things, and rightly ...

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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.

Robin Meltzer

Local resident Robin Meltzer is the Liberal Democrat campaigner for Richmond Park, North Kingston & New Malden. In addition to his active campaign against Heathrow expansion Robin takes an interest in the NHS (his father was a doctor), renewable energy, ensuring that all children have access to a good education (his mother was a teacher) and that the UK remains in Europe. Read more