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Sarah Green can be contacted at sarah.green.mp@parliament.uk

Below you'll find a range of local and national news about the Liberal Democrats

News from the local Liberal Democrats

  • Lye Green
    Article: Apr 23, 2021
    By Ruth Juett, Unitary Candidate for Chess Valley

    After five years of uncertainty, the Local Plan has been withdrawn by Buckinghamshire Council. That is good news because the proposals to build nearly 1000 new homes on the Green Belt at Lye Green were wrong on so many levels.

    Buckinghamshire Council is now working on a new Local Plan, and we must work to make sure that they get this one right. Liberal Democrats are worried about losing even more Green Belt.

  • Empty shop
    Article: Apr 22, 2021

    A survey of Amersham residents that ended this week shows there is considerable concern about how the town centre will recover as the country eases out of lockdown. It is probably the most responded to local survey outside of the Census, showing people are concerned about the lack of planning to revitalise the town.

  • HS2 works small
    Article: Apr 21, 2021
    By Paul Harding, Unitary Candidate for Chiltern Ridges and Asheridge Vale Candidate for Chesham Town Council

    HS2 sometimes seems like an unstoppable juggernaut powering through our valleys and our communities. Controversy has followed the project since it was conceived, and even before it first broke ground, the initial justifications had shifted and were dissolving.

    If those calculations were already in doubt back then, how much more so now? Part of the justification for HS2 was to do with Heathrow. HS2, it was argued, would negate the need for a third runway and all the extra air traffic that a third runway would imply. In addition, HS2 connecting to central London in Euston would mean that high-speed rail would run from Manchester to Paris (and beyond). Much of the revenues from HS2 passengers were projected to be from premium fare business travellers, travelling for face-to-face meetings. The project would be well regulated, ensuring that the environment would be respected through oversight from the Environment Agency (EA) and Natural England, as promised to Parliament through HS2's Environmental Statement. Risks and pressures on aquifers, local communities, and animal habitats would be dealt with responsibly under the law. Budgets would be controlled.

  • Page: Apr 12, 2021

    FOR A GREENER, FAIRER, MORE CARING COUNTRY - 3 REASONS WHY WE NEED MORE LIB DEM COUNCILLORS

    Vote Liberal Democrat on 6 May and you'll get a local champion who will get things done in your community. You'll get a cleaner, greener neighbourhood where recovery comes first and local people are listened to.

  • Polling station
    Page: Apr 11, 2021

    May 6th - Local elections, event of the decade

    On May 6th Buckinghamshire will see its biggest ever round of local elections. This is the most important local election in a generation being the first unitary election. The Liberal Democrats have one mission to make Britain a fairer, greener, more caring country.