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We’re asking residents how they’ve been affected by lockdown and what improvements could be made by the councilelmbridgelibdems.org.uk/surveysep20

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Ed Davey, MP for Surbiton and Kingston becomes new Liberal Democrat Leader

Ed Davey has been elected as the new leader of the Liberal Democrats. As the MP for Kingston and Surbiton, Ed already knows Elmbridge very well. Having increased his majority in the 2019 election over the Conservatives, Ed is perfectly placed to know the challenges and opportunities we face to get a Liberal Democrat candidate […]

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Elmbridge Liberal Democrats object to ‘one monster council across Surrey’

“The current ineffective and uneconomic two-tier system of local government needs reforming and streamlining. We must, however, beware the creation of one monster-council for the whole of Surrey, which would need to serve 1.2 million people who currently live here. This would make it distant from residents and impossible to manage efficiently”,  says Gill Smith, […]

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Esher Planning Representation

Raab responds to chair’s letter about Sandown but fails to answer key questions

Dominic Raab has responded to the Chair of Elmbridge Liberal Democrat, Gill Smith’s, letter posing questions about the proposed development on green belt land at Sandown Park Racecourse. He responded as follows: Having not answered the questions previously posed to him, Gill has sent the following letter to him to seek clarity. You can read […]

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Esher Planning Representation

Open letter to Dominic Raab questioning Walton Connect Club and Sandown development

Chair of Elmbridge Liberal Democrats, Gillian Smith, has sent a letter to Dominic Raab MP raising questions and concerns of Elmbridge residents about a planning application for 318 homes on Green Belt land at Sandown Park Racecourse. You can read this as a PDF, or read the version below. Dominic Raab MPHouse of CommonsLondonSW1A 0AA […]

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Elmbridge Liberal Democrats elect new Group Leader

Elmbridge Liberal Democrats are pleased to announce the election of Councillor Mary Marshall as their new group leader on Elmbridge Borough Council. Following the group’s annual leadership election on Thursday 7th May 2020, Mary won the support of her fellow Liberal Democrat councillors and will now assume the role of Deputy Leader of Elmbridge Borough […]

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Elmbridge government Representation

Cabinet Question Time

Come to ask questions at the annual Cabinet Question Time public meeting on Wednesday, 15 January from 6-9pm at the Civic Centre in Esher. This informative event provides an insight into a range of local issues and the borough’s plans to tackle them in partnership with the community and other public agencies. Drop-in sessionFrom 6-7pm […]

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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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This is the Liberal Democrat Manifesto for Elmbridge

Safer, Greener, Smarter Environment Climate Change is an existential threat to humankind.  We will put Elmbridge on a path to become carbon neutral and will adopt appropriate policies to this end. We will work with local businesses and residents to identify and implement smart and practical measures to achieve our goal. This work will bring […]

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Our kind of Elmbridge

Is a place where our towns and villages are thriving communities with flourishing local businesses and services centrally located. Is a place where all our open spaces are valued and protected.  A place where the Green Belt is not built on. Is a place where the local council is fully accountable to local people, where […]

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