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Emma's Annual Report

It was a great honour to be selected in January last year as your Lib Dem parliamentary candidate for Hertsmere. Here is my report from my first year as your PPC.

2 Feb 2024
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Bushey Hall Road waste site update

Residents have complained about the ASL waste processing site on Bushey Hall Road (the former donkey field near the Water Lane tunnel). ASL have now applied for retrospective planning permission which we hope will be denied, allowing the site to be closed

4 Dec 2023
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Recycling changes: your questions answered

Ambitious plans to improve recycling across the Hertsmere have been approved. Weekly household food-waste collections will begin in April 2025, making it much easier and cleaner for residents to recycle food and reducing what is sent to landfill.

21 Sep 2023

Harts Farm inquiry update

Bushey Lib Dems say the appeal must be refused: There are no Very Special Circumstances. Residents are overwhelmingly opposed to the development. The site is environmentally sensitive and a flood plain. It would likely generate 1,000 daily car journeys.

29 Jun 2023

Hertfordshire Lib Dem News

UK Lib Dem News

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Sport for the People

The Government is missing an open goal by failing to protect more of the treasured sporting events which bring people together. Liberal Democrats will give sport back to the people.

16 Mar 2024
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Ed Davey's Tory Removal Service

Liberal Democrat Leader Ed Davey has unveiled a new ‘Tory Removal Service’ campaign poster, as he announces a new plan to force a General Election and stop Rishi Sunak clinging on to power.

3 Jan 2024
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We can't afford more climate failures

We need politicians who genuinely care – ready to put in the graft and capable of taking the political initiative. No-one can possibly still believe the UK’s Conservatives are up to this. I am completely convinced the Liberal Democrats are.

15 Dec 2023
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Happy Hanukkah

As the warmth and glow of the candles grow each evening, I hope it may serve as a reminder that even in the darkness, there is hope. Hope for a brighter tomorrow.

7 Dec 2023