Government must call off its sham Heathrow consultation – Vince Cable

Vince Cable, Liberal Democrat prospective parliamentary candidate for Twickenham, is urging the Government to put on hold its consultation on aircraft expansion.  At present the Department of Transport’s consultation runs until the 25th May.

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Government must publish air pollution report - Vince Cable

Vince Cable has backed the growing call for the government to publish a highly embarrassing report on air pollution before the election, claiming that the Government are only holding back releasing its “shaming” findings as it would become a major election issue.

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Liberal Democrats pass 100,000 members

Voters flock to Liberal Democrats after Theresa May calls snap general election. Richmond Park & Twickenham now have the highest membership in the country, with well over 100 people joining since the GE was called.

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No to Jeremy. No to Theresa.

Tim Farron makes it clear that the Liberal Democrats will not enter into any coalition deal with either Theresa May’s Conservatives or Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour party.

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Vince Cable: Labour is failing young people in Manchester on Brexit

Vince Cable has warned that young people in Manchester are being robbed of opportunities by the Government's push for a hard Brexit.

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Richmond residents face 4-hours free from aircraft noise if third runway goes ahead

Sarah Olney MP has slammed the government for not being open with residents that a third runway at Heathrow could mean just six or four hours a day respite from aircraft noise.

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May issues 'blatant threat' to EU over security in article 50 letter

Tim Farron, the Lib Dem leader, has interpreted the article 50 letter as a “blatant threat” to the EU to withdraw security cooperation if the UK does not get a good trade deal. 

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Lib Dems back funding for legal challenge to Heathrow Expansion

Richmond Lib Dem councillors have backed a joint initiative from Hillingdon, Wandsworth, Windsor & Maidenhead and Richmond Council to launch a legal challenge against the proposed expansion at Heathrow. 

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True to form bad losers

Lord True and Tories on Richmond Council have shown what graceless, poor losers they are by blocking a Liberal Democrat motion at full council which thanked Zac Goldsmith for his service as our local MP and congratulated Sarah Olney on her victory.

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Best ever year for Lib Dems in local authority by-elections

December 16th three by-election gains make 2016 the Liberal Democrats best ever year of by-election gains.

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