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  • Cippenham Lib Dem Litter-Pick_Nov 18 (2): Jo Hanney; Matthew Taylor (and son); Robert Plimmer
    Article: Mar 27, 2019

    Slough Lib Dems demand the Council should join the increasing number of councils across the UK that are declaring a 'Climate Emergency' in their area. Climate change is the single greatest threat to our future way of life. It is even more of a threat for the residents of Slough because the town has the youngest population of any large urban area in the UK.

  • Slough Lib Dems at People's Vote March-March 2019
    Article: Mar 24, 2019

    Slough Lib Dems joined Lib Dems and others from across the country in yesterday's million+ march to Parliament demanding a People's Vote on the Brexit deal, with an option to Remain.

    One man was conspicous by his absence. Alongside the chants for a Peopl's Vote, and an Exit from Brexit, the cry also went up: "Where's Jeremy Corbyn?"

  • SwanseaWalk4EU_with Matthew Taylor
    Article: Mar 23, 2019

    Today is the day for the People's Vote March in London demanding a vote on the Brexit deal, with an option to Remain. Slough Lib Dems will be there.

    But for a campaigner from Swansea, Ed Sides, today is the final stage of his 200 miles walk from Swansea to London to highlight the People's Vote March. Slough Lib Dem Matthew Taylor, who is also Chair of Slough for Europe, joined Ed on the section from Slough station to West Drayton (see photo).

  • Article: Mar 22, 2019

    Over the last 2 years a combination of Slough's Labour Council and the Tory Government and Thames Valley Police and Crime Commissioner have increased Slough's council tax bill by 8.6%.

    It was an above-inflation 4.7% in 2018/19, and on top of that a further above-inflation 3.9% rise in 2019/20.

    The Tory Government's under-funding of the police and social care is a key reason for the above-inflation increases. The Tory Government could have found the money to avoid cuts and under-funding in recent years. But the police and social care were not sufficient priority for the Tory Ministers.

  • Matthew Taylor & Robert Plimmer highlighting closed shops on the High Street
    Article: Mar 20, 2019

    Matthew Taylor and Robert Plimmer took up the challenge Windsor's Lord Chris Fox issued to all Lib Dem groups to campaign for improvements to their town centres.

    The challenge came as Lord Fox, the Lib Dem's parliamentary spokesperson for Business, Enterprise and Industrial Strategy, spoke at the end of the Lib Dem conference debate on Sunday on a policy motion: Town Centres Fit for the Future.

  • Slough Lib Dems with the People's Vote Brexitometer
    Article: Mar 19, 2019

    At the Lib Dem's spring conference in York, Dr Vince Cable joked grumbles about regulations from Rome on straight roads etc contributed to Rexit, from which it took York 700 years to recover. York, his home city, did try the Norway option, but that didn't work out very well with the Viking invasion!

  • Slough Lib Dems with the People's Vote Brexitometer
    Article: Mar 13, 2019

    For months Slough Lib Dems have campaigned for a People's Vote on the final EU deal, with an option to Remain in the EU. This is the best and quickest way to end the Brexit chaos.

    Back in October local Lib Dem campaigners like Matthew Taylor and Jo Hanney (pictured in Langley) found when they provided shoppers with an opportunity to have their say on Brexit, local residents strongly backed a People's Vote, with an option to Remain in the EU.

  • Robert Plimmer & Matthew Taylor campaigning against Labour's hike in sports pitch charges
    Article: Mar 3, 2019

    Excessive one-party control of local councils too often leads to them ignoring sensible points made by anybody else.

    Slough Lib Dem campaigner Jo Hanney highlighted this problem in a letter in the Express on Fri 1st March about the Labour-run Slough Council, and the Tory-run Windsor and Maidenhead Council. She promised in the local elections in May the Lib Dems, and others, would be trying to reduce the one-party excessive rule of each council.

  • Slough Lib Dems with the People's Vote Brexitometer
    Article: Feb 10, 2019

    The case for better public services and a People's Vote on Brexit are closely linked.

    In a letter to Slough Express, local Lib Dem campaigner Josephine Hanney explained: "Brexit is already causing major problems for our economy, and reduces the money (and staff) for public services, such as health, social care and policing, in Slough and across the country."

  • Robert Plimmer in Bath Road campaigning for progress to deal with Slough's housing crisis
    Article: Feb 1, 2019

    Robert Plimmer, Chair of Slough Lib Dems, is proposing ways to make progress in dealing with Slough's housing crisis.

    The severe housing shortage in Slough has many causes, including the long-standing Tory policies that have reduced the stock of social housing available, and the actions of Slough Labour party.

Exit from Brexit, with the Lib Dems and Vince Cable!

Sign the Liberal Democrats Exit from Brexit Petition and have your say on the final Brexit deal.