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Disappointing news from the Lords:  On October 27th they narrowly voted to reject a motion to stop 1.9m people being deleted from the voting register in December. The government will now go ahead with changes that will disenfranchise voters across the country before elections in May.

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Biggest ever single cut to the benefit for working families

Millions of families will have a troublesome 2016 when when the Tories' tax credit cuts kick in and a letter arrives from George Osborne telling them he’ll be cutting their wages by £1,350 a year. Email your MP now as there is a debate October 20th.

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All 5 mayoral candidates oppose a 3rd Runway at Heathrow

What unites all 5 candidates for London Mayor? They are all opposed to a third runway at Heathrow. 

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100 Days of Tories Show How Hard Lib Dems Worked

Read Tim Farron's excoriating article in the Huffington Post, marking 100 days into a Tory government.

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2016 South West London Assembly Candidate Selection

The Regional Executive of London Liberal Democrats invites applications for selection as candidate for the South West London Assembly Constituency, for the elections due to be held in May 2016.

Closing date: Monday 26th October at 12pm. 

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Mike Rowlands receives the Party's President's Award at Conference

Twickenham Liberal Democrats are proud to report that former councillor for East Twickenham and St Margarets, Mike Rowlands, was awarded at their recent Party Conference in Bournemouth the Party’s President’s Award.

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Greater support is needed in early years education

With the Sutton Trust publishing its latest social mobility index, Liberal Democrat MP Greg Mulholland has called for greater support for children during their early years education, aged up to five years old. 

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London Air Ambulance

London is a great city but with only one emergency helicopter. This is a call to Richmond residents to help donate towards the final push for London’s second helicopter. London’s Air Ambulance, the charity that delivers an advanced trauma team to critically injured people in London, treated 45 patients in Richmond in 2014.  

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Councillor Churchill

Richmond Lib Dem leader Cllr. Gareth Roberts announced that Cllr. Jennifer Churchill (Teddington ward) left the Lib Dems for Labour on "extremely good terms" and said he would continue to work closely with her on a cross-party basis.

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Teddington & Ham Hydro Project

I thought that you might hear some welcome news. Some of you might recall that in April the long-planned Teddington & Ham Hydro scheme came to the Planning Committee of six Tory and three Lib Dem Councillors. 

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