Monthly Archives: January 2017

Vote for Robert Woodbridge – your local Lib Dem candidate for White Oak

WhiteOakFeb17  Download our latest election leaflet here Swanley Poster  Download and display your winning poster here  You have a golden opportunity to change White Oak for the better at the next Swanley town council by-election on Thursday March 2. Your Liberal Democrat candidate, Robert Woodbridge, has lived with … Continue reading

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Michael Fallon vainly tries to over-rule his own government!

Comment from Alan Bullion, Lib Dem Parliamentary Spokesman for Swanley and Sevenoaks Local MP Sir Michael Fallon may well say he wants to stop housing being built on Green Belt areas of Swanley and Sevenoaks. The trouble is that the … Continue reading

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Theresa May, Brexit, and Article 50

Comment: May’s ‘Flexi-Brexit’ – the devil is still in the lack of detail By Alan Bullion, Lib Dem Parliamentary Spokesman for Sevenoaks and Swanley So now we know a little bit more about Britain’s future and Prime Minister Theresa May’s … Continue reading

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Will Fallon tell the truth on Trident test failure?

Sir Michael Fallon, the defence secretary and Conservative MP for Sevenoaks and Swanley, has been widely criticised by opposition MPs today for refusing to discuss a Trident missile test that went wrong last summer on the grounds of secrecy even though … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to European citizens in the UK

EU Sevenoaks Please click on the attachment above for an open letter to European citizens working and living in our communities across the UK. We think it is wrong to use people contributing to our community, in hospitals, schools, hotels and restaurants, … Continue reading

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Apologies on the scale of Tory mismanagement of Swanley finances – it’s even worse than we thought!

LibDemHNY2017 SWANLEY TOWN COUNCIL FINANCES – APOLOGIES In the October Town Council by-election, Swanley Liberal Democrats told voters that £500,000 had disappeared from the Town Council reserves. We would like to apologise for understating the crisis – it has since … Continue reading

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May should respect the majority who want to stay in the Single Market

Commentary by Tim Miller Before we start, I should make it clear: I feel that Brexit is a supremely bad idea, and if I had any say at all we would not be doing it.  It will mean huge economic and … Continue reading

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Time to let the people of Swanley and Hextable have their say

You would think that a petition signed by well over 2,000 residents in Swanley and Hextable calling on the Conservative council in Sevenoaks to think again on a mega-development scheme that would see several thousand houses built on Grade 2 farmland … Continue reading

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NHS A&E crisis endangers Swanley and Sevenoaks emergency patientsu

Former Leader of Swanley Town Council, and Lib Dem campaigner, Robert Woodbridge saw at first hand last weekend how the ambulance and A&E services in Kent are stretched to breaking point, as many others are finding across the country, potentially putting lives … Continue reading

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Lib Dems secure vital repairs to Woodlands site fencing

Robert Woodbridge and the Swanley Lib Dem team have been successful in getting the fence repaired around the Woodlands site on White Oak. Vital work has already started before it deteriorates further. However, some might ask why their Swanley District and … Continue reading

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