Yesterday in Parliament the Lib Dem MP for Twickenham, Munira Wilson, challenged the Secretary of State for Transport, Grant Shapps MP, over the Tory Government's plan to make the Mayor of London raise council tax to balance TfL's books.
Munira Wilson, Sarah Olney and Gareth Roberts have written to Health Secretary Matt Hancock about the failures of the test and trace service.
Twickenham MP Munira, who is the Liberal Democrat spokesperson for Health, Wellbeing and Social Care, has been pressing Mr Hancock on the issue in Parliament.
Lib Dem Councillors from Hampton Wick and Teddington Wards have today released a press release calling on Quantum to manage Udney Park properly or sell up to a local community based group.
Udney Park Playing Fields were donated to a London college for use for amateur sport as a memorial after the First World War. They were bought by a developer - Quantum - who proposed building on the site contrary to planning policies in a move that was opposed by Sport England and environmental groups as well as by many in the local community. Quantum’s plans were thrown out by a planning inspector after an appeal hearing earlier this year.
The future of the playing fields is now in limbo and the sports pitches are deteriorating through lack of maintenance. Lib Dem Councillors in the area have vowed to campaign vigorously for the playing fields to be protected and for them to be used for their original purpose.
You can read the press release here and the Councillors’ letter to Quantum here.
Sign the petition to call on the government and TfL to withdraw their plans to: Scrap free travel for under 18s and stop the use of the Older Person’s Freedom Pass on buses before 9 am.
If you need help, want to volunteer or want the latest local information and updates, please see this post.
Tuesday was truly the end of an era, as our great friend and colleague Vince Cable completed his final day representing Twickenham.
Liberal Democrat candidates Sarah Olney, Munira Wilson, Ed Davey and Paul Kohler are writing to the South Western Railway and the RMT to demand that they stop the planned strikes immediately.
Members of the RMT will walk out for 27 days throughout December, causing chaos to commuters, to businesses and to people travelling for Christmas.
Liberal Democrats Sarah Olney, Ed Davey and Munira Wilson.