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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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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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Council tax 2019

Every year, the council tax bill goes up . Our council tax is one of the highest in the country, yet residents feel that they are not getting value for money.  The increase is to pay for the services that Elmbridge Borough Council, and Surrey County Council provide, as well as paying for policing in […]

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Guess what – Surrey admits Brexit is bad for us

Brexit is bad for us says Surrey County Council’s impact assessment – now that it has finally been revealed. Thanks to Monica Harding working with other local Lib Dem members and our campaign with the Surrey Advertiser, the Information Commissioner’s Office have ordered Surrey County Council to release their Brexit Impact assessments. And guess what, […]

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Tribute to Paddy Ashdown

Lord Ashdown (Paddy) has died after a short illness. He was a big politician in the best sense of the word, who seemed to be one of those indefatigable people who would always be there dispensing his wisdom and enthusiasm. A great loss. A wonderful person. I didn’t get to meet him apart from when […]

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European government Representation

Opinion and Analysis – Time to turn to the pro-EU party

By Sam Vete Braab braab black (belt) sheep, have you any wool? 
                         No Sir, no Sir none at all! Said there would be plenty, but the bags are empty – it is plain!
     Nothing for the businessmen
, working hard down […]

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Brexit Withdrawal Agreement

Have you heard any MP claim that they have read Theresa May’s withdrawal agreement?  Have a look here.  How many pages can you read before you loose the will to live. How likely do you think it is that your MP has read it?  I am not expecting you to read it but do have […]

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