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British government Representation

Have your say on the boundary commission proposals

We accept this proposal as a sensible way to achieve the Commission’s objectives. Our communities have changed since the last boundary review.  The Elmbridge Liberal Democrats cover two Constituencies, the majority being in the Esher and Walton constituency, and the Weybridge area being in the Runnymede and Weybridge Constituency.  The  Esher and Walton Constituency electorate has grown significantly in the last 10 years, […]

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Cobham Representation

Lib Dem Robin Stephens gains seat from the Conservatives!

Thank you to the residents in Cobham & Downside who voted in the 1st July Elmbridge by-election. Robin knocked on thousands of doors and heard from voters who wanted a local councillor who listens to them and puts residents first. Robin has taken another brick out of the ‘blue wall’ following Lib Dems gains from […]

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Elmbridge government Representation

You’ve told us your priorities… and we’re ready to deliver

At Elmbridge Borough Council, we have been working hard for our community, delivering solutions to problems and actively improving the lives of people living and working here. You can read more about our achievements here. Last autumn, we surveyed Elmbridge residents about the changes they’d like to see in their local area after the pandemic. […]

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Elmbridge government Representation Surrey government

Elmbridge Liberal Democrats launch their Vision for Elmbridge

It’s time to care Elmbridge Liberal Democrats are today launching our vision for Elmbridge to help strengthen our community, stand up for local people and protect local services. As we emerge from the coronavirus pandemic, Liberal Democrats have been spearheading a caring recovery for the UK by putting communities first.  Local champions A vote for […]

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Elmbridge government Member blogs Representation

Why we need more Liberal Democrat Councillors

I’m delighted to be standing as a Liberal Democrat Councillor candidate for Elmbridge Borough Council.  I have seen the hard work they do and the difference they make. Over the last couple of years, the Lib Dem team in coalition with the Residents Group on the Council have:  Supported our local economy with our Elmbridge […]

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Representation

Why community matters

Covid has shown how important and vibrant our community is, from WhatsApp groups supporting local residents to keep in touch with networks of volunteers making sure vulnerable people receive the food and supplies they need. The Liberal Democrats are the natural party of the community and the team are proud of what they’ve delivered in […]

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Elmbridge government Representation

Tell us your views

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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Representation

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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Representation Surrey government

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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