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Recent updates from the East Suffolk Liberal Democrats

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  • CC BY-SA 2.0 Devan Hsu (Delta eEectronics EV charger)
    Article: Mar 31, 2019

    Suffolk and Norfolk County Councils have no formal plans for electric charging points says LGA Lib Dems FOI survey

    According to a recent Freedom of Information request by LGA Lib Dems, Suffolk andf Norfolk are two of 107 councils** in England and Wales that have no plans to expand their network of charging points for electric vehicles.

  • Reactor
    Article: Mar 28, 2019

    East Suffolk Lib Dems publish their response to the 3rd stage of the Sizewell C Consultation

    Suffolk Coastal Liberal Democrats - now East Suffolk Liberal Democrats (ESLD) - made a submission to the Stage 2 of the Sizewell C Consultation in 2017. At that time, they did will not comment on the need for a new nuclear power station at Sizewell, limiting comments to the proposals made by EDF Energy in its consultation document, in case consent for Sizewell C is granted.

  • March March 2019 Lds (Liberal Democrats)
    Article: Mar 26, 2019

    UK citizens took to the streets, the silent, peaceful Petition soared and Parliament called time on the Tory war.

    As Parliament takes control of the Brexit options, the pressure on the P.M. Government and MPs continues to build to take No Deal off the table and for the people to be given the opportunity to decide the UK's future relationship with the EU.

  • Revoke Article 50
    Article: Mar 21, 2019

    Petition to cancel BREXIT passes 1m 3m 5m signatures on Parliament site

    THURSDAY 21ST MARCH 2019

    A petition calling for Theresa May to cancel Brexit by revoking Article 50 has passed a million signatures and was approaching 1.1m at 4pm on Thursday. By 3pm Friday 22nd the figure had passed 3.3m. On Sunday afternoon it topped the 5m. Most of the Suffolk constituencies had recorded around 8k signatures; someway to go to beat Bristol West with over 31k signatures and running.

  • Sir Vince Cable MP
    Article: Mar 18, 2019

    Sir Vince Cable makes his final Spring Conference speech as Leader

    " we are committed to tackling the underlying causes of Brexit. "

    " What is democracy if it is not the right for a country to change its mind?"

    " It is dividing families, communities, and even the United Kingdom and sucking the energy out of government.

You are invited...

Want to discuss a political topic? Interested in the Liberal Democrats? Or would you just like to have a pleasant get-together with a drink and a chat (politics optional)? Please come along to an informal meet-up with members of our local groups & branches. All welcome - the more, the merrier. The Woodbridge & District Lib Dem Pint is held on the third Wednesday of the month, at The Old Mariner in Woodbridge.

Southwold & Reydon meet for a Lib Dem Pint at the Southwold Sailing Club

If you need help with Suffolk Services, or if you are concerned about local issues, do come along and talk to Caroline Page, Liberal Democrat County Councillor for Woodbridge, who holds a regular monthly surgery on the third Saturday of the month, at Woodbridge Library. (Please note that Caroline does not hold a surgery in August.) You can also contact Caroline by email on caroline.page@suffolk.gov.uk or by telephone on 07545 423837.


Caroline Page

Woodbridge County Councillor Surgery with Caroline Page (Lib Dem)

Woodbridge Library, New Street, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP12 1DT

Saturday 20th April from 9am - 11am

Woodbridge & District

Woodbridge & District Lib Dem Pint

The Old Mariner, 26 New Street, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP12 1DX

Wednesday 17th April, 7 p.m. onwards

Ballot Box

East Suffolk District, Town and Parish Council Elections

Thursday 2nd May 2019 7am - 10pm

THE LIBERAL DEMOCRATS ARE LARGELY DEPENDENT UPON ITS MEMBERS FOR FINANCIAL SUPPORT

Please donate to East Suffolk Liberal Democrats, to help us to undertake activities such as running this website, campaigning in elections and printing Focus leaflets.

The Party is currently planning the campaign for the next District Council elections on May 2nd 2019. We are largely dependent upon our members and supporters for the funds to fight these elections. The more funds that we have available, the more effective we can be.

You can find the donation link here.

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