It’s not the same party it used to be! Leading Tory moderate MPs have been thrown out of the party.Other moderates such as Amber Rudd, Rory Stewart and Jo Johnson are standing down. Five Tory MPs have joined the LibDems.Famous former Tory MPs including Michael Heseltine and Times columnist Matthew Parris have voted LibDem already … Read moreAlways Voted Conservative?
Amid the election tweets and soundbites, local Lib Dem David Brunnen takes a deeper look at the underlying causes of the democratic despair of the (dis) United Kingdom. David Brunnen writes: It would be nice to think that the UK’s current General Election is a nationwide debate across a wide range of issues. It would … Read morePolarising poison
Fareham Council has unanimously backed a motion put forward by the Liberal Democrats to tackle the Climate Emergency. The motion, proposed by Stubbington Lib Dem Councillor Jim Forrest, welcomes the Working Party on Climate Change being set up by the Council. It asks the Working Party to take note of the following aspirations 1. Make … Read moreLet’s beat Climate Emergency together
We hope many residents will have taken part in Fareham Council’s consultation on the Draft Local plan. Below is the response from Fareham Liberal Democrats, in which we have tried to explore some issues which we believe have not been properly considered in the list of questions put to the public. Fareham Local Plan Consultation … Read moreLocal Plan: The Unasked questions
What if the people have changed their mind on Brexit? The majority of opinion polls indicate that the mood has changed in favour of remaining in the EU. But opinion polls have contributed to the mess that we are now in – remember Theresa’s 2017 snap election with the polls predicting a Brexit landslide in … Read moreHow can we agree on anything?
Most human activity is based on rules. Without rules there could be no football. Without rules on quality, standards, safety etc., there could be no trade. The EU is a group of countries that have got together and written rules that allow them to live and work together on a level playing field, so no … Read moreECJ – the European Court of Justice or the WTO?
Early in 2017, then Cllr. Dr Maryam Brady and Cllr. Katrina Trott stated in their Spring FOCUS leaflet : “Just one Outreach Worker currently operates in Fareham on Mondays only, (on Tuesdays she works in Gosport). We believe his is not sufficient for the needs of the borough’s homeless and vulnerable. We are pressing the … Read moreLiberal Democrat Influence contributes to Fareham Council’s Executive decision
At long last, after many, many months of negotiation (nagging) of Hampshire Highways Katrina has managed to have the short stretch of double yellow lines reinstated on the bend in Furzehall Avenue. They were removed when contractors dug the road up and not repainted after work was completed. We have seen a great deal of … Read moreDouble Yellow Lines…..…
Several residents have contacted Katrina, concerned about Highways England’s preparatory work in advance of the M27 upgrade works. They intend to carry out vegetation clearance along the scheme during the first two weeks of April. Residents are concerned that vegetation removal should not be taking place after the end of March, during the bird nesting … Read moreM27 Upgrade – Vegetation Clearance.