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The only party fighting to keep Britain open, tolerant and united

"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." - opening line of our constitution

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  • Article: Nov 24, 2018
    By Nick Eden-Green

    I've had a rotten week trying and failing to sort out a problem for some of my residents. It's been rotten because I've failed. But it's been much, much more rotten for them because it involves rats. Lots of them. In bedrooms, kitchens, living rooms, all over the house.

    As soon as I heard about it on Monday I rang the council. I went through the rigmarole of which department I wanted, waited for 5 minutes listening to the music, being told to use the website, and I finally gave up.

  • Article: Nov 21, 2018

    Liberal Democrats from across the south east of England gathered in Canterbury on 17thNovember for their annual regional conference. Held at the city's Spires Academy, the conference heard from MPs Stephen Lloyd (Eastbourne), Ed Davey (Kingston) and Tom Brake (Carshalton and Wallington) as well as Baroness Judith Jolly and the Leader of the Opposition on Kent County Council, Cllr Rob Bird.

  • Article: Nov 17, 2018
    By Nick Eden-Green

    Letter to the Kentish Gazette by Nick Eden-Green

    There's been a lot of words from some of your correspondents about how evil the private sector is and how much better things would be if the public sector took them over. A bit like Animal Farm where the slogan was 'two legs bad, four legs good'. George Orwell is still relevant some 70 years on.