Flexible season ticket petition grows

Colchester Liberal Democrats are campaigning to get a better deal for local residents who commute to work by train.A great many work part-time or variable hours, sometimes to juggle work with childcare arrangements.  At the moment flexible workers have to buy expensive one-off tickets, or season ...

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More 20 mph zones for Essex

More 20 mph zones could be on the way for residential roads in Essex, following a vote yesterday at Essex County Council. The Liberal Democrat group proposed a motion to encourage communities to make suggestions of roads in Essex where this would be appropriate.

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Conservative wind farm plans are a threat to our environment

Following reports that the Conservatives will cut wind farm subsidies earlier than planned, Liberal Democrat Energy and Climate Change spokesperson Lord Purvis said "Anti-wind power Tories will put up electricity bills, cut green jobs and reduce investment."

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Liberal Democrats warn that 2 million people could lose the right to vote

The Liberal Democrats have called on the Government to rule out scrapping safeguards that could lead to two million people falling off the electoral roll.

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The new Housing Finance Institute can help Councils build homes

Britain needs to build more than 200,000 new homes each year. We've all said it so many times before. Yet we are falling short of this target.

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UK drug laws no longer have any credibility

Liberal Democrat Home Affairs Spokesperson, Brian Paddick, has called for an overhaul of UK Drugs policy.  He said that the Government's new Psychoactive Substances Bill "adds to the confusion and further undermines the credibility of UK drugs laws."

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About Colchester Lib Dems

The Liberal Democrats run Colchester Borough Council in partnership with the independents and the Labour group. The Lib Dems are the main challengers to the Conservatives at parliamentary level. Read more