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Tier 2 in Elmbridge

Monica Harding, Parliamentary Spokesperson for Elmbridge Liberal Democrats, writes on the Tier 2 measures now coming in to force in Elmbridge. Tier 2 in Elmbridge The Liberal Democrats welcome acknowledgement by the Government that we have to do much more to halt the spread of this virus – but regret that it has again taken […]

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Dominic Raab responds to letter about ‘oven ready’ Brexit deal

On 10th September, Monica Harding wrote to Dominic Raab about the Government’s Internal Market Bill proposals. ‘I asked him what had happened to the “excellent” and “oven-ready” Brexit deal that had trumpeted during the 2019 Election Campaign and why the Government was now prepared to renege on that deal, flout international law, risk peace in […]

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Open Letter to Dominic Raab – what happened to the ‘oven ready’ Brexit deal?

Monica Harding, Parliamentary Spokesperson for Elmbridge Liberal Democrats, has today written to Dominic Raab about the Internal Markets Bill published this week. You can read the letter below, or download the PDF here. Rt Hon Dominic Raab MPHouse of CommonsLondonSW1A 0AA 10 September 2020 Dear Dominic,  At the General Election last year, your campaign literature […]

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QC’S Advice on Local Plan “Wait for Officers’ Evidence’

Leader’s statement warns Councillors – officers must be allowed to present the evidence on our Local Plan At a Full Council meeting on 26 February 2020, the Leader of the Lib Dem/Residents’, Cllr Stuart Selleck, gave a clear message to councillors of all parties: “Planning officers are focusing on completing the evidence base for the […]

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Monica Harding thanks local voters and activists for their support

The Liberal Democrat candidate Monica Harding fought a powerful campaign in the General Election in Esher & Walton – gaining 28,389 votes against the current Tory MP Dominic Raab’s 31,132. Although Monica was 2,743 short of winning the contest, the result showed a strong swing towards the Liberal Democrats – in fact the largest swing […]

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Volunteers needed. Please help us get a Liberal Democrat MP. Monica Harding is our super candidate. Click link below.

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Hands off our Green Belt!

What land should be released for building over the next 15 years? That’s what the Local Plan is all about. But the inflated government target for building in Elmbridge will mean the extra people will: Squeeze already hard pressed local health services Create further shortages of local school places Intensify traffic congestion Increase pollution What […]

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Shape the future of Weybridge

Our Home Weybridge is undeniably an attractive place to live. Our easy access to London and Heathrow, our vibrant town centre, rivers, woodlands and green spaces, all ensure that many find it hard to imagine living anywhere else and would like our children to be able to live here too. More houses We recognise that, […]

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We are not a ‘safe seat’ any longer

The old adage about ‘safe seats’ does not apply in the Esher & Walton constituency any longer. Here’s the proof. Elmbridge voted decisively ‘remain’ in the European election by voting for the Liberal Democrats – ahead of the Brexit Party and the Conservatives. And the most recent YouGov poll in the Esher & Walton constituency […]

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Why aren’t we getting there? By train!

Monica Harding, Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Liberal Democrats in Esher & Walton writes:   South Western Railway has become a joke in our constituency. Failings in our transport network mean we can’t get to work on time, our children can’t get to school, and yet fares have increased again by 3.2% in the New Year. […]

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