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  • Tom McCann and supporters at his general election campaign launch event May 2017
    Article: May 21, 2017
    By Slough Liberal Democrats

    Tom McCann, Liberal Democrat candidate for Slough, set out key policies for a better future for Britain at an enthusiastic campaign launch on Monday 15 May.

    • Unlike other parties the Lib Dems have properly costed plans to reverse the Tory cuts to the NHS, social care and education.
    • Lib Dems would put a penny on income tax to reverse Tory cuts to the NHS and improve underfunded services such as mental health.
    • The Lib Dems would give Slough schools an extra £39 million to reverse Tory cuts and fully fund the extra places needed.
    • The Lib Dems would let the people have a vote to accept the final Brexit deal or remain in the EU.
  • Document: May 21, 2017
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    Focus on Slough

    Tom McCann's latest leaflet in the General Election 2017 campaign

  • Tom McCann campaigning for better NHS funding
    Survey: May 12, 2017
    1 question

    Use this to tell us you're voting for Tom Mc Cann

    and the Liberal Democrats in Slough

    to get a better deal on:

    • Schools

    • Hospitals

    • Europe

  • Tom McCann campaigning for better NHS funding
    Article: May 9, 2017
    By Slough Liberal Democrats

    Tom McCann celebrated his selection for the third time as Lib Dem candidate for Slough by saying: "As a campaigner active in promoting healthcare I am delighted at the Lib Dem plans to massively increase funding for our precious health and social care services. I look forward to campaigning on this as widely as I can in Slough."

  • Document: Apr 23, 2017
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    Focus on Haymill and Lynch Hill including

    - Vote Gary Griffin for a councillor who will listen to local people and stand up for our town

    - Lib Dem policies to improve health and well-being services locally and nationally

    - Gary Griffin standing up for our community by opposing proposed changes to constituency boundaries

    - Lib Dems campaigning against a hard Brexit and for the rights of EU citizens in the UK to stay

  • Lib dems Fastest Growing Party
    Article: Apr 18, 2017

    The Liberal Democrats have gained 1000 new members since Theresa May announced a snap General Election.

    In the first hour following the announcement the party saw a surge in membership as people flocked to support the party and change the direction of the country away from the Conservatives' disastrous hard Brexit.

    Membership of the party has boomed and the number of members is the highest of this Century.

    President of the Liberal Democrats, Sal Brinton, said:

    "This is a time when liberals must stand together, and people across the country are doing just that.

    "The surge in our membership proves that the Liberal Democrats are seen as the real opposition to this Conservative Brexit Government.

    "While Theresa May is seeking to divide the country, the Liberal Democrats are the only party fighting to keep Britain Open, Tolerant and United."

  • Gary Griffin at Five Points Junction, Slough
    Article: Apr 16, 2017
    By Slough Liberal Democrats

    I believe I have the experience and commitment to represent the residents of Haymill and Lynch Hill if I am successful in the by-election to Slough Borough Council on 4th May.

    I have lived in Slough for 33 years and am a volunteer for Age Concern Slough and Berkshire East Berkshire, helping to protect the interests of older people.

  • Gary Griffin standing for election to Slough Borough Council 2017
    Article: Apr 7, 2017
    By Slough Liberal Democrats

    Slough Liberal Democrats have chosen long-standing Slough resident and campaigner Gary Griffin as their candidate for the Haymill and Lynch Hill by-election to Slough Borough Council on 4th May.

    Gary stood up for Slough residents in recent consultations and is shocked that local Conservatives failed to do so. Gary says "I told the Boundary Commission that their plans to implement Conservative Government proposals by moving Salt Hill Park, Chalvey and part of High Street out of Slough constituency and into Windsor constituency were unacceptable. I'm shocked that local Conservatives failed to oppose these proposals."

  • Document: Jan 2, 2017
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    Latest issue of Focus on Cippenham Meadows including

    - Robert Plimmer campaigning for our NHS

    - More local campaigning successes for Robert Plimmer

    - Campaigning against changes to constituency boundary changes

    - Robert Plimmer's local campaigning priorities for the new year

    - Stunning Lib Dem by-election win in Richmond

    - State pension increases under threat

  • Robert Plimmer at Mercian Recreation Ground, Slough
    Article: Sep 1, 2016

    In a letter published in the local papers on 26 August (see below), Robert Plimmer repeated his call for the leaders of Slough's Labour-run Council to reverse their decision to massively increase charges for hiring council sports pitches. Robert highlighted the success of Team GB at the recent Olympics and the inspiration it provides for increasing health-promoting physical activity in the community, drawing on the encouragement for increased physical activity provided by ITV's shut-down on Sat 27th August and quotes from the Chief Medical Officer. Robert explained that increased hire charges had caused a drastic drop in the number of council sports pitches hired in Slough, saying 'there could not be a better time for the councillors to listen to my request and reverse the massive hike in charges. This would be good for participation in community leisure activities, and good for the health of those involved.'

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The Liberal Democrats now have an engaging new leader, Tim Farron, who will be promoting a decisive fightback in support of our enduring values and our sensible, grounded, balanced policies, over the next few years- click above to hear his acceptance speech.
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