Leader of the Peterborough Liberal Democrat City Council Group, Cllr Nick Sandford writes: It’s not trendy or fashionable at present to be a Liberal Democrat. Our poll ratings are not good. So should be approaching next year’s general and local elections with fear and trepidation? My answer is a clear No in both cases. One advantage in the weeks running up to a General Election is that Lib Dems get something approaching fair coverage and the broadcast media are regulated by strict rules to ensure this. For the rest of the time, the BBC in particular likes to portray everything as a “Two horse race”. For the past four years[…]
Peterborough Liberal Democrats WILL be the ONLY party during this year’s May elections fighting for thousands of local jobs in the area that benefit from being part of EU and ensuring the millions of pounds given to the city continues, to benefit Peterborough people! Commenting, local LIB DEM councillor Darren Fower said: “The warning is simple! If UKIP wins and takes us out of Europe, it would wreck the recovery and risk 3 million British jobs! “The local Conservatives, despite removing the EU flag from the Council chamber a couple of years ago are happy to receive the millions of pounds they get to help them provide services and schemes[…]
Top Euro Candidates lined up at the recent Liberal Democrat Spring Conference in York to launch their campaign for the forthcoming elections with a strong message “we are fighting to stay in Europe for a stronger economy”. Eastern Region Liberal Democrat MEP Andrew Duff was joined by South Cambridgeshire MEP candidate Belinda Brooks-Gordon. Belinda, a Girton resident and ex-County councillor for Cambridgeshire, is joined at the top of the Euro list, by barrister Jo Hayes, from Colchester, Essex. Belinda said: “We Liberal Democrats want Britain to stay in the EU because we are fighting for a stronger economy. “Millions of British jobs are linked to our trade in with the[…]
Ed Davey, the Liberal Democrat energy secretary, has unveiled measures to unleash £40bn of extra investment in carbon-friendly electricity generation. He said: “This package will deliver record levels of investment in green energy by 2020. Our reforms are succeeding in attracting investors from around the world, so Britain can replace our ageing power station and keep the lights on.” CLICK HERE to read more!