Alun Jones highlighting the narrow spaces making it difficult yo park in one of the towns multi storey car parksTandridge Council is currently undertaking a second consultation on the Caterham Masterplan until the 22nd January and local Liberal Democrat Councillors are urging as many people as possible to take part. The Liberal Democrat group are shocked at the current proposals that appears to green light hundreds of extra flats but makes no attempt to resolve the parking issues in Caterham.

layla moranResponding to Trump's latest round of Twitter diplomacy, including boasting about the size of his button and threatening Palestine, Liberal Democrat MP Layla Moran, the first UK MP of Palestinian background, said:

“After a year in office it has become quite clear that Donald Trump is making the world less safe.

Vince Cable 2Liberal Democrat leader Vince Cable has released his New Year message, emphasising his ambition to mobilise the strength of the party’s 100,000 membership to win the arguments on the major issues facing the country.

He highlights

  • the need to convince the government to build thousands of affordable homes so that younger generations are no longer cut off from the housing market
  • the urgency of properly funding a woefully underinvested NHS – the Liberal Democrats argue for a penny in the pound on income tax for the NHS and social care;
  • the need to win the argument for an Exit from Brexit, but democratically, through a public vote on the terms of the divorce and any EU trade deal.