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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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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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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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Save £560 a year from Sevenoaks to London

If you’re a regular commuter and just about to renew your annual season ticket to avoid the New Year above inflation price hikes, you can legitimately save £560 a year by buying two season tickets – one from Sevenoaks to … 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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Meopham North result

Dear All, As promised, the result from the Meopham North council by-election count this morning: Con 721 (64%) LD 192 (17%) Lab 155 (13.8%) UKIP 59 (5.2%) Considering we didn’t even have a candidate when the last full borough elections … 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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