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Wokingham Liberal Democrats - fighting for Wokingham residents


  • Lindsay Ferris and Ian Pittock (Wokingham Liberal Democrats)
    Article: Mar 28, 2017
    By Wokingham Liberal Democrats

    The Liberal Democrat Group on Wokingham Borough Council are delighted that Ian Pittock has left the Conservatives and joined the Liberal Democrats. Ian announced the move at the end of the Full Council Meeting last Thursday evening (23rd March).

    In his statement Ian gave his reasons for moving to the Liberal Democrats. These included his concerns over Brexit and how the Conservatives are running Wokingham Borough Council

    Lindsay Ferris (Leader of the Lib Dems on Wokingham Borough Council) expressed his delight that Ian had the courage of his convictions to join the Liberal Democrats and welcomed him to their Group. Lindsay added "It is clear that the tide is turning and more and more people are seeing that the Conservatives are letting down the residents of Wokingham Borough. The February by-election in Emmbrook showed the strength of local residents' feelings, as the Lib Dems took the seat from the Conservatives with a 696 majority.

  • East Garston event
    Article: Apr 16, 2017

    On Tuesday 11th April, Newbury and West Berkshire Liberal Democrats hosted a panel discussion at East Garston Village Hall to explore the effect that Brexit is likely to have on rural affairs, including the racing industry.

    Thank you to everyone who came along to join us - and to our speakers for the event who are all top notch in their field.

  • The Power of Creativity and Brexit
    Article: Apr 13, 2017

    Baroness Jane Bonham Carter, Liberal Democrat Spokesperson on Culture Media and Sport, will be in conversation with Judith Bunting on Saturday 13th May, to tell us more about the about policies The Power of Creativity and Brexit.

    The UK arts and creative industries are going to be hugely affected by the changes to the freedom of movement, investment and funding and loss of access to the digital single market that are likely to come with Brexit.

  • Lindsay Ferris and Ian Pittock (Wokingham Liberal Democrats)
    Article: Mar 28, 2017
    By Wokingham Liberal Democrats

    The Liberal Democrat Group on Wokingham Borough Council are delighted that Ian Pittock has left the Conservatives and joined the Liberal Democrats. Ian announced the move at the end of the Full Council Meeting last Thursday evening (23rd March).

    In his statement Ian gave his reasons for moving to the Liberal Democrats. These included his concerns over Brexit and how the Conservatives are running Wokingham Borough Council

    Lindsay Ferris (Leader of the Lib Dems on Wokingham Borough Council) expressed his delight that Ian had the courage of his convictions to join the Liberal Democrats and welcomed him to their Group. Lindsay added "It is clear that the tide is turning and more and more people are seeing that the Conservatives are letting down the residents of Wokingham Borough. The February by-election in Emmbrook showed the strength of local residents' feelings, as the Lib Dems took the seat from the Conservatives with a 696 majority.

  • Photos of Newbury people at the March for Europe, March 2017
    Article: Mar 27, 2017
    By Judith Bunting
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    West Berkshire was well represented at the March for Europe in London, with members of Newbury and West Berkshire Liberal Democrats and West Berkshire Stronger Together EU (WBSTEU) on the move (see below).
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    We joined with many thousands of people to march from Marble Arch, down Pall Mall to Trafalgar Square, then along Whitehall to Parliament Square. We heard rousing speeches from Tim Farron on Park Lane, before the march began. He was in front of the crowd again at Parliament Square with the Guardian reporting (at 14:10) as follows: 'Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron cemented his growing role as the political leader of the Remain movement with a well-received address to the Unite For Europe march in Parliament Square.' [Read more...]

  • Cllr Drummond, Julie Foster Needham a resident and Cllr Meg Thomas, with the hard won yellow lines.
    Article: Mar 8, 2017

    Residents on the 'Deadman's Lane Estate' near Tesco on Pinchington Lane have good reason to be pleased with their new parish councillor Dr Meg Thomas. They have been concerned for several years over potentially dangerous parking on Deadman's Lane by the Honda garage.

    A row of up to twelve parked cars was normal every working day from well before the school run time. This restricted access to the whole estate to a single lane and obscured visibility. There were concerns about safety and access of emergency vehicles, not to mention long delays at peak times.