Green Parliamentary candidate defects to the Liberal Democrats

The Green Party's 2017 Parliamentary candidate for Watford has joined the Liberal Democrats.


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Lord Kerr tells St Albans: “Brexit is an attack on the NHS”

Lord Kerr, who played a central role in writing Article 50, has reiterated his view that Article 50 coud legally be withdrawn and that the people of the UK have the right to change their minds on Brexit. He was speaking at an event organised by St Albans for Europe, attended by Daisy Cooper St Albans Lib Dems Parliamentary spokesperson and a number of St Albans Lib Dems Councillors and members.


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‘Conservatives heartless to ignore facts,’ say Lib Dems over decision to close Cuffley Camp outdoor centre

In spite of a last-minute bid by the Liberal Democrat opposition on Hertfordshire County Council to save Cuffley Camp, the fate of the outdoor centre looks to have been sealed after Conservative councillors refuse to reconsider their decision to close it.

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Give councillors a say on highways contract extension, urge Lib Dems

MPs are seemingly getting more of a say on Brexit than local councillors on highways matters, say Hertfordshire Lib Dems, after their motion to allow for councillor-led scrutiny of the highways contract was quashed by the Conservatives at full council earlier this week.

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Good governance must be at the heart of any new libraries structure, say Liberal Democrat County Councillors

Hertfordshire Liberal Democrats have secured an agreement that Herts County Council must consider how the libraries service is overseen as part of a proposed investigation of alternative ways of delivering library services across the County. 
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Liberal Democrats slam heartless Herts Valleys CCG as it pulls the plug on Nascot Lawn

Yesterday the Herts Valleys CCG made the appalling announcement that they had confirmed their previous decision to withdraw their £600,000 annual support for Nascot Lawn children’s respite care home.


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Lib Dems secure review of Cuffley Camp closure decision

Liberal Democrat County Councillors are seeking to overturn a decision by the Conservative County Council to close the Cuffley Camp Outdoor Centre, securing a review of the decision by the Council’s Overview and Scrutiny Committee in the next two weeks.

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Police Tsar spends your taxes on more admin staff rather than police officers

Liberal Democrat County Councillors were astounded when they were told today (8th November) that the Police and Crime Commissioner for Hertfordshire, David Lloyd, intends to employ an additional 10 administrative staff instead of funding more police posts.


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Liberal Democrats slam lack of consultation over proposed ‘Garden Village’ near London Colney


The St Albans Liberal Democrats have slammed the lack of local consultation over a Hertsmere Borough Council proposal to build a potential 4000-8000 extra homes on the edge of London Colney village. Conservative run Hertsmere Borough Council had carried out a consultation last week with Shenley residents, but failed to inform either St Albans District Council or residents in London Colney of the plans.



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Liberal Democrats to fight for "pubs cap" on business rates

St Albans Liberal Democrats Parliamentary Candidate Daisy Cooper has won the support of her party to adopt a "pubs cap" to limit the increase of business rates rises on pubs, restaurants and cafes to a maximum of 12.5%. 




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