Steve Coogan calls for tactical voting to elect Daisy Cooper

Steve Coogan calls for tactical voting to elect Daisy Cooper

Actor Steve Coogan is urging Labour supporters and traditional one-nation Conservatives to vote tactically for Liberal Democrat candidate Daisy Cooper in the general election. The Alan Partridge star, who describes himself as “a traditional Labour voter”, took to the streets and knocked on doors ...

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Cuts to St Albans schools ‘an absolute scandal’, says Daisy Cooper

Cuts to school budgets in St Albans are ‘an absolute scandal’ equivalent to the salaries of 80 teachers, says Liberal Democrat candidate Daisy Cooper. Next year (2020-21) St Albans schools will have seen their budgets cut by £5.6 million in real terms since 2015, once increasing pupil numbers are...

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Jo Swinson heeds call for reform of rates by business owners

Jo Swinson heeds call for reform of rates by business owners

Reform of the business rates is needed to stop more shops and pubs closing in St Albans, small business owners told Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson on Saturday (7 December). She was greeted in St Albans city centre by supporters before walking to George Street to take part in a roundtable disc...

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Long A&E waiting times ‘show Tories’ dismal record on NHS’

The Tories’ dismal record on the NHS is laid bare in the latest performance figures for local hospitals, according to St Albans’ Liberal Democrat parliamentary candidate Daisy Cooper. More than one in four patients arriving at A&E in Watford General Hospital, St Albans City Hospital and Hemel...

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Daisy Cooper pledges emergency action to stop damage to planet

Daisy Cooper pledges emergency action to stop damage to planet

Emergency action to stop irreversible damage to the planet over the next 10 years was the policy pledge championed by Daisy Cooper, the Liberal Democrat candidate for St Albans, at a general election hustings on the environment.

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Rail fare rise is ‘further blow’ to St Albans commuters

The news that rail fares will rise by 2.7% in 2020 is a “further blow” for rail passengers in St Albans, according to Daisy Cooper, the Liberal Democrat parliamentary candidate in the general election.

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