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Wokingham Liberal Democrats - fighting for Wokingham residents


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  • Sarah Kerr and the Lib Dems celebrating her win (photo by Ollie Sirrell)
    Article: Feb 11, 2019

    Congratulations to Sarah Kerr, who won the Evendons by-election on Thursday in a landslide win, achieving 63% of the vote share. A heartfelt Thank You must go to the many volunteers and voters who gave their all to deliver this amazing victory. They can now look forward to Sarah and the Lib Dems now working just as hard to serve the residents of Evendons ward.

News

  • Cllr Imogen Shepherd-DuBey and a felled tree at Elms Field (Wokingham Liberal Democrats)
    Article: Feb 25, 2018
    By Wokingham Liberal Democrats in The Wokingham Paper

    Last weekend, the destruction of Elms Field in Wokingham began. This involved felling many of the trees before the bird nesting season began. The Wokingham Liberal Democrats have long campaigned for sensible regeneration of Wokingham Town. Councillor Imogen Shepherd-DuBey wrote the following letter to the local papers:

  • Wokingham Liberal Democrats with Layla Moran (Wokingham Liberal Democrats)
    Article: Dec 16, 2017
    By Wokingham Liberal Democrats

    A huge thank you to Layla Moran who came and spoke to a packed meeting of teachers, students and governors at Wokingham Town Hall on Friday night. Layla has an infectious enthusiasm for improving education and some great ideas for solutions to the many problems currently facing education in the UK.

  • Ming Campbell visiting the Wokingham Liberal Democrats (Wokingham Liberal Democrats)
    Article: Oct 29, 2017
    By Wokingham Liberal Democrats

    Former Lib Dem Leader Ming Campbell was in the Wokingham Parliamentary constituency as the guest of Parliamentary spokesman Clive Jones who lives in Lower Earley.

    Clive Jones was delighted to welcome Ming back to Wokingham again. Ming spoke about International Affairs and Brexit. He is the Lib Dems Defence spokesperson.

  • Housing (Wokingham Liberal Deocrats)
    Article: Oct 18, 2017
    By Wokingham Liberal Democrats

    The problems

    • Imposed housing numbers are unrealistic - a 30% increase is too high for our Borough
    • Current numbers are destroying the very nature of our area and leading to gridlock
    • Green belt is under threat
    • Developer tactics manipulate the system to their advantage

    Our solutions

    • Fight the current housing numbers being imposed and lobby for a fairer national method for deciding them
    • More real local decision making on housing numbers & types
    • Wokingham Borough Council to provide more of its own land so we can control development and reduce land costs, to get more affordable housing
    • Smaller sites with more local control & work for local builders and self-builders