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  • Norman Lamb speaking at Liberal Democrat conference rally (Liberal Democrats on Flickr)
    Article: Sep 28, 2016

    For too many years our NHS has not got the investment it needs. While Brexiters claimed that the NHS will get another £350million a week when we leave Europe, this has already been shown up as another cheap con trick from Farage, Johnson and Co. to win the referendum at all costs.

    Yes our NHS needs more money and that is why Lib Dem Health spokesperson Norman Lamb has called for honesty and straight talking on the cash crisis facing health and care sector, raising the possibility of an extra penny on a new dedicated NHS and care tax. The proposal builds on Mr. Lamb's previous calls for the introduction of a separate health and care tax, which would be marked out on people's payslips.

  • Sandgate War Memorial
    Article: Sep 22, 2016

    The Sandgate War Memorial has received Grade II Listed Building Status following an application by local parish Councillor Guy Valentine-Neale on behlaf of the Sandgate Society conservation and planning group.

    The official notification dated 20 September said:

    "Sandgate War Memorial, Junction of Military Road and Sandgate High Street, Sandgate, Kent - Awarded Listed Building Status

  • Article: Sep 21, 2016

    Tim Farron's speech at Conference was given a thunderous reception.

    Click here for a video of Tim's speech. The full text of his speech follows:

    Liberal Democrats are good at lots of things. But the thing it seems that we're best at, is confounding expectations.

    We were expected to shy away from taking power, but we stepped up and we made a difference.

  • Martin Vye
    Article: Sep 20, 2016

    Martin Vye, Liberal Democrat education spokesman at Kent County Council, has warmly welcomed the overwheming support of Liberal Democrat conference members to press the Government to maintain the Erasmus programme.

    Martin commented as follows:

    "One of the great ideals of the European Union is that young people should be able to study in any university in any country in Europe.

  • Brighton Pier (By hozinja (Brighton Pier at dusk, UK Uploaded by BaldBoris) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons)
    Article: Sep 16, 2016

    If you have not yet registered for Lib Dem Conference in Brighton starting tomorrow its not too late to do so, even if it is only for the day

    There are more first time conference attendees coming than ever before and member attendance as a whole is set to be the highest on record too. Day passes are available for £37 and concessionary rates are available.

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