Happy Chinese New Year!

I’m very pleased to wish a Happy New Year to the Chinese community in Tower Hamlets, and across the UK.

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15 Years Since The Biggest Peace Rally In British History

Today marks 15 years since the biggest peace rally in British history. A million people marched on Westminster in outcry against the illegal Iraq War. The Liberal Democrats, led by Charles Kennedy, were the only major UK-wide party to oppose it.

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Clear from Brexit negotiations that Govt have no plan and no idea

Michel Barnier has warned that a transition period immediately after Brexit is 'not a given' and that he did not understand some of the UK’s positions on Brexit.

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100 years since women first got the vote

Today marks the centenary or women first getting the vote in the UK. 

On 6 February 1918, the Representation of the People Act was brought into law.

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Tackling low water pressure on the Isle of Dogs

Many residents on the Isle of Dogs are experiencing low water pressure. Your Lib Dem team have been in contact with Thames Water to investigate the issue. If you have struggled with low water pressure recently then please contact us: andrew.cregan@towerhamlets.gov.uk


Lib Dem Win! Council to Debate Speed Cameras

Wapping Lib Dems have been fighting for speed cameras, to reduce dangerous driving in Wapping.  We have gained a first victory, as the Council has agreed to debate our petition in March's full Council meeting!

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Lib Dems expose shocking housing conditions in Lansbury

Since last summer Lib Dems Jack Gilbert, Tara Hussain and Afzal Munna, have been visiting homes across Lansbury. What they found appalled them. Here they explain why they decided to investigate further.

 

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Shocking neglect of psychosis patients exposed by Norman Lamb MP

Shocking evidence of discrimination against people with severe mental illness has been uncovered by the Liberal Democrats, as a national survey reveals that a flagship treatment programme for psychosis is not being properly delivered in most parts of the country.

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Response to leaked Brexit analysis

Commenting on leaked government Brexit analysis which reveals that the cost to the British economy of cutting migration from the EU would be significantly greater than the benefits brought by a US trade deal, Liberal Democrat leader Vince Cable said:

“The view that restricting immigration is a positive thing, something this Conservative government have only encouraged, has been starkly contradicted by their own analysis. 

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Tories are shamelessly behind times on votes at 16

Commenting following the debate in PMQs over votes at 16, Liberal Democrat MP Layla Moran, said:


“Theresa May and her Tory party are shamelessly behind the times. They stick to arguments of tradition rather than trusting in the next generation.

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