Category Archives: Brexit

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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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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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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Fallon apart at the seams

Liberal Democrat chief whip Alistair Carmichael has responded to the sudden resignation of Sir Michael Fallon as Defence Secretary. Alistair Carmichael said: “Theresa May’s cabinet is falling apart like a cheap piece of flat-pack furniture. “As we face the biggest … Continue reading

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Exit from Brexit – an update from Bournemouth

LIB DEMS AUTUMN CONFERENCE 2017 Some key messages emerging from debates and conversations on Brexit Conference passed the motion Opposing Brexit as amended by Amendment 1. This calls for an Exit from Brexit referendum “once the outcome of the UK-EU … Continue reading

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Bournemouth Lib Dem conference report – Brexit and so much more besides!

2017 Autumn Conference in Bournemouth – Andrew Michaelides reports. The strong presence of new members at conference is impressive, and I understand this was the best attended conference ever, with the highest number of first-time attendees as well. The reassuring … Continue reading

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British foods must be protected post-Brexit

Responding to reports that the EU will be setting out a positioning paper on how celebrated brands from Europe, such as Champagne, should continue to be protected after Brexit, Liberal Democrat leader Vince Cable has demanded that the British government … Continue reading

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Sevenoaks school teacher provision DUPed by Tory power deal

The Tory government’s £1 billion deal with the DUP could have paid for at least one extra teacher for every secondary school across the UK, research by the Liberal Democrats has revealed. Official figures show there are 4,169 state-funded secondary … Continue reading

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Leadership contender Vince Cable warns on new Brexit crunch

One year on from the referendum result, Vince Cable has warned that the country is facing a “Brexit crunch” unless Tory Prime Minister Theresa May changes course. The Liberal Democrat Shadow Chancellor, who is widely credited with predicting the 2008 … Continue reading

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