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Local News

  • Article: May 30, 2018
    In Lichfield Live

    A Liberal Democrat councillor says the financial stability of Lichfield District Council should not be jeopardised by a desire to get the Friarsgate project off the ground.

    An artist's impression of the new Friarsgate development

    The local authority has drawn up a plan to foot the bill for the long-awaited city centre development after private finance did not materialise.

  • Michael Pettingale
    Article: May 20, 2018

    Michael Pettingale is to be the Liberal Democrat candidate for the by-election on June 7th. He lives locally and at the moment volunteers at Citizens Advice and works shifts at Uttoxeter Racecourse while training to become a lawyer.

    Michael says: "The Liberal Democrats just enjoyed a promising set of local election results because of our reputation for hard-working and responsive councillors and the open and outward-looking approach we take to politics. This is the first time a Lib Dem has stood in Crown ward for very many years. On June 7th, I am asking if you would join with others switching their vote to the Liberal Democrats.

  • Tamworth A5 Traffic
    Article: Mar 25, 2018
    By Matt Davies

    Another day, another traffic jam on the A5.
    🌫Did you know Tamworth has poor air quality zones (www.tamworth.gov.uk/air-quality)

    🌫Poor air quality is linked to 40,000 early deaths in the UK (Friends of the Earth)
    👍🏻We need more housing but we must invest in infrastructure first.
    👎🏻800 houses on Dunstall Farm all using existing access around Ventura Park #gridlock

General News

  • Article: Jul 13, 2018

    Donald Trump has claimed that the Conservatives' Brexit plan has killed off any chance of a UK-US trade deal.

    Donald Trump is an enemy of Britain. His vile views and wild outbursts make the whole world a more dangerous place.

    Like his terrible twin Boris Johnson he is consumed by self-obsession and self-promotion. And Trump has the cheek to nominate Johnson as our Prime Minister - in return I recommend ABD (anyone but Donald) for President of our American friends and allies.

  • Palace of Westminster.
    Article: Jul 12, 2018

    Today our MPs had an opposition debate in the House of Commons.

    We asked members and supporters of the Liberal Democrats to vote to decide what our opposition debate would be about: a final say on the Brexit deal, how we will fund the NHS into the future, and Trump's visit to the UK.

    The results of the vote were:

  • Theresa May.
    Article: Jul 10, 2018
    By Liberal Democrats

    Theresa May tried to portray strength as her Cabinet decamped to Chequers to review her Brexit plans. Rebels ministers were warned they would lose their official cars if they resigned, with taxis on standby to shuttle the disloyal back to London.

    This was May's moment to bring her Cabinet in line.

    For a moment, it appeared that May had managed to quietly stifle dissent. Then the dam broke.