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The Liberal Democrats exist to build and safeguard a fair, free and open society, in which we seek to balance the fundamental values of liberty, equality and community, and in which no-one shall be enslaved by poverty, ignorance or conformity.

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  • May 2019 Lib Dem Group on DBC
    Article: May 7, 2019


    The numbers of Liberal Democrat Councillors on DACORUM Borough Council has increased from 5 to 19.

    No Labour councillors remain on the authority.

    In TRING, 11 of the 12 Tring Town Councillors are now Liberal Democrats.

    There is now only one Conservative left on the Town Council.

  • Best Ever Council Election Results
    Article: May 6, 2019

    What. A. Day. (report from Vince Cable written at 0605 4th May)

    1350 (and counting) Liberal Democrat Councillors elected. 703 Councillor gains.

    We held control of every Council we were defending. We won control of twelve more.

    That officially makes this local election our best ever - smashing through the previous record by a country mile.

  • Document: Apr 22, 2019
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    Wendy Conian is a Liberal Democrat candidate for Berkhamsted Town Council in the May 2nd council elections. This is her personal manifesto. She is an HR and management consultant with over 20 years experience and is a strongly motivated advocate for environmental protection and the need to do more to reverse climate change. She is active in the Transition Town movement and the Plastic Free Berkhamsted Campaign.

  • Document: Apr 17, 2019
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    The Manifesto of the Dacorum Borough Council Lib Dem Group for the 2019 DBC Elections

  • Article: Apr 5, 2019

    The Watford Liberal Democrats say that Conservative members have given up on their troubled party. There are no Conservative candidates standing in certain areas of Watford - for the first time ever.

    There are no Conservative candidates in Stanborough Ward (Watford Borough) and in Abbots Langley, Gade Valley and Leavesden (Three Rivers). These are all wards that have historically elected Conservative councillors and together make up around a quarter of the Watford Parliamentary constituency - currently held by Richard Harrington MP.

    For some time now there have not been any Conservative councillors on Watford Borough Council .

    The Liberal Democrats have fielded a full slate of candidates across both Watford, Dacorum, St Albans and Three Rivers.

  • Raj Khiroya
    Article: Mar 7, 2019

    Local Liberal Democrat Members have selected Raj Khiroya to standing in the forthcoming Three Rivers District Council Elections to be held on May 2nd.

    He is hoping to join Cllr Martin Trevett and Cllr Phil Williams as one of the three local District councillors for the Chorleywood South & Maple Cross Ward.

  • Grove Road Road Works
    Article: Feb 18, 2019



    Grove Road, Tring - Second Half to be Re-Surfaced at Last!

    These Road Works will be at the northwestern end of Grove Road and will be (I am led to believe) the long-awaited resurfacing of the second half of Grove Road!

    Expect delays for 4 days while this work takes place.

    It is expected that the current speed humps will be replaced.

    However, it is expected that the speed tables intended for Christchurch Road will prove much more acceptable than the old style "humps".

    In due course it is intended that the old style humps will be replaced with the longer and shallower speed tables. Maybe in the year after next.

  • Document: Feb 4, 2019
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    An explanation of the issues and objectives of the 20 mph Speed Restrictions for Western Tring

  • Layla Moran Mike
    Article: Feb 4, 2019

    The title of this article should be common sense, shouldn't it?

    And yet, between 2014 and 2016 alone, over 3000 people were dragged before the court. Not for doing anything wrong, but for falling foul of a 195-year-old law.

    The 1824 Vagrancy Act was drafted with soldiers coming home from the Napoleonic Wars in mind. It's a cold, archaic relic from a bygone age. I will do everything in my power to ensure it doesn't reach its 200th birthday.

  • LD DBC Group 2018
    Article: Jan 1, 2019

    The Local Elections for Dacorum Borough Council will be held on Thursday, 2nd May, 2019

    In 2018 the Liberal Democrats enjoyed our best district council election results in 15 years. We took control of councils like South Cambridgeshire, Kingston-upon-Thames and Richmond-upon-Thames from the Conservatives. In Watford and in Three Rivers - Liberal Democrat controlled districts bordering onto Dacorum - they made further progress.

Nick Hollinghurst