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  • Article: Jun 29, 2021
    By Christine Jardine

    Why support them for this long and then not see them through to the end?

    Furlough is beginning to taper away and the business rates holiday is also coming to an end on July 1st. However, restrictions are set to remain in place until 19th July.

    This Government seems incapable of hearing the many voices telling them loudly and clearly how desperately small businesses need support to help them cope with the extra period of restrictions, and beyond.

  • Happy Solstice
    Article: Jun 20, 2021
    By Bryan Lewis

    The 2021summer solstice will occur on Monday 21st June at 4.32 am BST.

    On the day of the summer solstice the number of hours of daylight are at their maximum while the number of hours of night are at their minimum.

    Many people consider the summer solstice to be a day but in reality it is the exact moment when whichever hemisphere you're in is most tilted towards the Sun.

  • Article: Jun 20, 2021
    By Bryan Lewis

    The government has plans for a new Elections Bill which will introduce mandatory voter ID for Westminster elections and all elections in England.

    Mandatory ID presents a significant threat to democratic access and equality. Millions of people lack the forms of required documentation, such as a passport or driving licence and around 3.5 million citizens do not have any photo ID.

  • Article: Jun 19, 2021
    By Daisy Cooper MP

    Chesham and Amersham constancy has never had anything but a Conservative MP. The council has been controlled by the Conservatives for over a century. The Conservatives have never dipped below 50% of the vote here.

    Until now.

    The Lib Dem team, and the people of Chesham and Amersham sent a shockwave through British politics by electing Liberal Democrat Sarah Green as the constituency's new MP.

    The Tories thought they could take the Blue Wall for granted. They were wrong.

    Liberal Democrats took on the Tories in their heartlands, and won. They showed that, no matter where you live, or how supposedly "safe" your seat is - if you want a Liberal Democrat MP, you can get one.

  • Article: Jun 18, 2021

    Liberal Democrats showed that we are a force to be reckoned with.

    Last night Liberal Democrats gained a 25% swing in Chesham and Amersham electing our 12th MP, Sarah Green.

    We struck at the heart of the Conservatives' blue wall and took one of their safest seats.

    Liberal Democrats showed that we are a force to be reckoned with. We have a team to match anyone.