Author Archives: Alan Bullion

About Alan Bullion

Alan Bullion is Lib Dem Parliamentary Spokesman for Sevenoaks and Swanley

Sevenoaks remains an open, tolerant and united community

Statement by Tony Clayton, Chair of Sevenoaks Liberal Democrats No place in Sevenoaks for violent behaviour masquerading as politics I’m glad that Sevenoaks Town Councillors came together on Monday night, at their first meeting after the disruption on Saturday in … Continue reading

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Come and meet the Young European of the Year in Sevenoaks this Saturday evening!

Young European of the Year 2018 is British – and she’s heading for Sevenoaks this weekend On Saturday 21st April Sevenoaks hosts a big event in the debate on Brexit. Top of the bill is Professor AC Grayling who campaigns … Continue reading

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How Brexit will endanger Kent’s farms and countryside

A study of the impact to be expected from Brexit on our county’s agriculture and forestry. Compiled by: Alan Bullion, Adrian Ekins-Daukes, Richard Wassell, Roger Walshe, all from West Kent European Movement. Supplies – Farm input costs have already seen … Continue reading

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How to balance school results and well-being

Talking Point for Sevenoaks Chronicle, Liberal Democrats, April 4th 2018 SHOULD SCHOOLS BALANCE THE GAP BETWEEN ACHIEVING RESULTS AND STUDENT WELL-BEING? Richard Morris is the former Chief Executive of ABRSM, the world’s leading assessment and awarding body in music education, … Continue reading

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How we can successfully tackle fly-tipping

Talking Point – Sevenoaks Chronicle – Sevenoaks Liberal Democrats Andrew Michealides, March 28th 2018: Andrew is a parish councillor in Seal Question How much of a problem is fly-tipping in our region? And what needs to be done? Answer Fly-tipping … Continue reading

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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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