Monthly Archives: March 2015

Simon Beard speaks at Radio Kent Dartford election debate

As the election campaign gets underway, BBC Radio Kent was in Dartford recording a debate about the state of the economy. You can hear it this Thursday April 2 at 7pm on BBC Radio Kent, with Lib Dem candidate for Dartford Simon … Continue reading

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New Twitter feed launched by Sevenoaks Lib Dems Please find our new Twitter feed address above. Please follow us and tweet! Best Wishes, Alan Bullion

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Forwards to local victories at the May elections

Dear Friends, We are now just a few weeks away from crucial national and local elections. Paddy Ashdown said at conference in Liverpool that we should be upbeat, for there is all to play for in terms of votes. Although … Continue reading

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Lib Dems in close local election fight for Sevenoaks Northern

Sevenoaks Liberal Democrats have confirmed local residents Merilyn Canet and Iain Porter as District Council candidates for the closely contested Sevenoaks Northern ward, which covers the Bat & Ball, Greatness and Bradbourne areas.  The race is so close that in the last District Council elections the … Continue reading

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Clean up our Sevenoaks public toilets

Recently when I was out canvassing for the coming elections, I had the misfortune to need to visit the men’s public lavatory on St John’s Hill. The facilities alas were in a disgusting state, lacking any soap or toilet paper, and … Continue reading

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Please support safer cycling on Sevenoaks roads

Dear Sir, The European Parliament is making welcome moves helping to protect cyclists by introducing life-saving changes to lorry designs. Currently lorry manufacturers produce short cab fronts with dangerous blind spots and blunt cabin fronts, increasing the risk of serious … Continue reading

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Letter to Sevenoaks Chronicle supporting Oyster card extension

Dear Sir, I fully support Paul Malyon’s campaign for the extension of the Oyster card, which should also include smart ticketing, and later stopping trains to Dunton Green, Kemsing, and other stations between Swanley and Sevenoaks. Local commuters have had a … Continue reading

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Lib Dems hear your concerns on TTIP and the NHS

Many constituents have contacted me about the proposed US-EU trade deal (TTIP) and the future of the NHS. I agree it’s vital that our NHS is protected and Liberal Democrats have a strong track record in this area. Liberal Democrat ministers … Continue reading

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