Ashdown: "A terrible blow to tolerance, to cooperation and to opportunity."

Paddy Ashdown has invited people to join him to defend the values of tolerance, cooperation and opportunity. Writing about today's news, he said "I don't know about you, but I'm devastated. Today fear has beaten hope, fiction has beaten fact and our country has been catapulted into the unknown."  

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Past failings by Boris Johnson on housing must now be addressed – Caroline Pidgeon

Caroline Pidgeon, Liberal Democrat London Assembly Member, commenting on Sadiq Khan’s description of the previous Mayor’s ‘Concordant’ scheme to supposedly stop developers advertising London homes abroad first for overseas buyers as ‘toothless’ said: “Sadiq Khan is absolutely right to criticise t...

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Liberal Democrats pay tribute to Jo Cox

Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron and Paddy Ashdown have paid tribute to Jo Cox MP who was murdered this afternoon. Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron said: “I am utterly heartbroken at the news of the death of Jo Cox.  This is a devastating attack on our peaceful society. An attack on an elect...

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Honesty over fares and investment needed in London’s transport has never been more important – Caroline Pidgeon

Caroline Pidgeon, Liberal Democrat London Assembly Member, commenting on the Mayor’s announcement today over his future plans for transport fares said: “Sadiq Khan’s manifesto specifically said that Londoners won’t pay a penny more for their travel in 2020 than they do today.   There were no ifs,...

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Mayor must now deliver on the Rotherhithe to Canary Wharf Bridge – Caroline Pidgeon

Building a pedestrian and cycle bridge between Rotherhithe to Canary Wharf and extending the cycle hire scheme out to Rotherhithe are issues now firmly in the new Mayor’s in-tray following questions being raised at the first Mayor’s Question Time for Sadiq Khan by the Liberal Democrat London Asse...

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Time to tackle London's housing crisis

Time to tackle London's housing crisis

Back Caroline's to create a new £2 billion housing investment fund to deliver 200,000 new homes across London.