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  • River Gade in Gadebridge Park Autumn 2019
    Article: Jan 9, 2020

    On Wednesday 27th November, Dacorum Full Council adopted an important Lib Dem Motion to raise the alert on the local water supply and the risk to globally-rare "chalk-streams" in Dacorum.

    Members were unanimous on the Motion, instructing the Environment Portfolio-Holder to write to the Environment Agency, the Water Companies and the Planning Inspector, to highlight the Borough's concerns about water-levels in the chalk aquifer upstream of the Gade and the Bulbourne.

  • Article: Jan 1, 2020

    The Electoral Reform Society's research into the recent election shows that the need for electoral reform is only getting stronger.

    Voting reform is not about the electoral advantage of any party.

    It is about better democracy.

    As politicians we have a responsibility to ensure voters across the UK do not feel disenfranchised.

    In this election the Liberal Democrats increased their vote share by 4%, more than any other party, but achieved fewer seats in Parliament.

  • Sammy Barry
    Article: Dec 10, 2019
    By Sammy Barry

    On Thursday, your vote will count! I hope you and many others will go to the polling station and cast your vote for who you think will make the best MP for Hemel and the Villages. If you have already voted by post then thank you.

    Hemel Hempstead is not a marginal seat, you are not bound by tactical voting here. So please vote for the best person, not to stop the worst one. Let hope not fear decide who you vote for.

  • Sammy Barry
    Article: Dec 2, 2019
    By Sammy Barry 4 Hemel Hempstead

    Lib Dems to double spending on youth services in Hertfordshire to £39,722,041

    The Liberal Democrats have announced they would more than double spending on youth services in Hertfordshire to £39,722,041, to help tackle rising levels of crime and offer more positive opportunities for young people. This would form part of a total ring-fenced fund of £500 million for Local Authorities across England to spend on youth services, providing young people with positive, safe and healthy alternatives to gangs.