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Sevenoaks Lib Dems welcome Vince Cable as leader

On Wednesday Lib Dem leader Sir Vince Cable MP spoke to a packed meeting in Eastbourne. His upbeat speech covered crucial policies to be debated at the Lib Dem Autumn Conference in Bournemouth – Housing. Health. Social Justice and Tackling … Continue reading

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Lib Dems call for sustainable rail future for Sevenoaks commuters

Sevenoaks rail passengers face yet another eye-watering rise in fares come the New Year, well above the rate of inflation, making it one of the most expensive commutes in the country mile for mile, as shown below. The justification given … Continue reading

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Many thanks to our 4,280 Lib Dem voters

Many thanks to everyone who voted Lib Dem in Sevenoaks and Swanley constituency on June 8th. Thanks also to all our campaign helpers and supporters. The result was an increase on 2015 and would not have been possible without you … Continue reading

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Sevenoaks hustings meeting cancelled

Sevenoaks Churches Together has cancelled the Hustings meeting tonight as a mark of respect to all affected. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all.

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Alan Bullion pledges support for Sevenoaks pubs and brewers

Alan Bullion pledges support for local pubs and brewers Alan Bullion, local Lib Dem candidate for Sevenoaks & Swanley standing in the General Election, has pledged his support for pub-goers and beer drinkers by backing CAMRA’s Election Manifesto. CAMRA’s 187,000 members are asking candidates to … Continue reading

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Lib Dems protect triple-lock pension deal

I am proud to report that the triple-lock on all pensions will be protected and guaranteed by a Lib Dem government. Under Lib Dem pensions minister Steve Webb in the Coalition our policies for a better long-term were agreed and … Continue reading

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Talking to voters at Sevenoaks Vine Food Fair

Today I visited the Sevenoaks Vine Food Fair and enjoyed some luscious local Kentish strawberries and other fine fayre. Talked to several stallholders and people taking time out to eat and drink on a lovely sunny May Saturday in Sevenoaks … Continue reading

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BAT AND BALL STATION – WORK ABOUT TO START

BAT AND BALL – WORK ABOUT TO START South Eastern Railways have told us that work is about to start on essential repairs on the station, to fix the floors and roof, to stop water running into the foundations from … Continue reading

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Sevenoaks and Swanley Lib Dems see membership surge

  Liberal Democrats in Sevenoaks and Swanley have seen a surge in new members over the past two weeks, since the general election was called. It comes as the Liberal Democrats reach their highest ever membership nationally, now with almost 102,000 members. 14,000 new members … Continue reading

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30 teachers at risk under Conservative funding plans for existing Sevenoaks schools

School heads and governors have warned of real cuts to schools in Sevenoaks. Their warnings are supported by detailed estimates from teaching unions on the impact of new Conservative funding reductions on individual schools* Within two years the existing schools in our town will lose £1.2 … Continue reading

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