Monthly Archives: March 2018

Tribute to Audrey Gee

Long-serving Lib Dem and former member of Sevenoaks District and Eynsford Parish Councils Audrey Gee passed away on the morning of Thursday 15th March 2018 – just the day after the funeral of Guy Hart Dyke, another local luminary in … Continue reading

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How we can encourage young people to engage with politics

Talking Point March 21 2018 for Sevenoaks Chronicle Young People in Politics, by Ed Waite, Sevenoaks Liberal Democrats Ed Waite first came to Sevenoaks in his late teens, and has lived in Japan. He now serves as Town Councillor for … Continue reading

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Lib Dems announce bold new policies on housing, education and policing

Britain is an incredibly divided country, and the Liberal Democrats want to rebuild an open, tolerant, outward looking Britain. As a party we must think big and be radical and forward-looking. Brexit is sucking the life out of Westminster. Urgent … Continue reading

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High-quality journalism needs protection in a time of ‘fake news’

Question. Theresa May recently announced a review in to the future of our Newspapers. Do you agree that high-quality journalism is a “force for good”? Number 3 in a series of Talking Point articles in the Sevenoaks Chronicle/Kent Live – … Continue reading

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How can we successfully tackle crime in Sevenoaks?

Talking Point for Sevenoaks Chronicle/Kent Live – published as the second article in a series on March 1 2018 Question: According to police figures, recorded offences show a 14% year on year increase across England and Wales. Is this a … Continue reading

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Dear Paul Carter, we need to know the costs of Brexit to the people of Kent now!

BREXIT SPEECH AT COUNTY HALL IN MAIDSTONE – IS IT WORTH IT? The message on our bus is stark. We have delivered a letter to Paul Carter, the Tory leader of Kent County Council, demanding assessments of the impact of … Continue reading

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Does there need to be a specific law in the UK that makes cyber-bullying illegal?

Question from the Sevenoaks Chronicle/Kent Live This is the first response published on February 22 in a series of articles where local political parties were asked to contribute their views on a topical Talking Point of the day: “There is … Continue reading

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