Snap General Election


Julian Huppert writes: 

This has been a rather unexpected week, with Tuesday’s surprise announcement of a General Election.

I’m delighted to announce that I will be standing on June 8th for re-election as the MP for Cambridge.

After the catastrophic result of the EU Referendum last year, I decided I could not sit back and let the country suffer.

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Julian Huppert for Cambridge 2017

Lib Dems pledge to take Britain back into Europe


Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron has said he will fight the next general election pledging to take the UK back into the European Union.

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Isn't it time we solved our congestion crisis?

First class bus service, cycling and traffic reduction at the heart of Lib Dems’ transport vision for the City Deal

Lib Dem leaders across Greater Cambridge have published the transport goals they say are lacking or invisible under Labour and Conservative City Deal leadership.

“No-one could be more excited than us by this once-in-a-generation opportunity to build a great transport system in Greater Cambridge,” says Cllr Tim Bick, who as leader of the City Council led the successful negotiations with Government to win the £500m City Deal. “But it’s very disappointing that the City Deal has failed to set out a coherent, long term transport strategy and has instead simply put forward piecemeal plans for several large infrastructure schemes”.

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Lib Dems call for review of large-scale city events following Midsummer Funfair cancellation

Opposition Liberal Democrat councillors in Cambridge are today calling for the city council to take a close look at how it coordinates large events following the cancellation of the funfair at this year's Midsummer Fair.

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Government is reneging on city deal commitments, say Lib Dems

Former Cambridge City Council leader, Cllr Tim Bick, who now leads the city's opposition Liberal Democrats, has backed the Council's rejection of the Government's 3 Counties Devolution proposal, accusing the Government of reneging on previous commitments it entered into in the Greater Cambridge City Deal.

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Lib Dems call for Cambridge taxis to turn electric

Cambridge Lib Dems are offering a 5-year licence fee ‘holiday’ for newly registered private hire taxis powered by electricity. Worth over £1,000 per vehicle to operators, they see this as an additional incentive to switch to the increasing range of electric cars now on the market.

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Lib Dems report back on County Council budget

On Tuesday 16 February the Liberal Democrat County Council group found themselves locked in a long battle of wills against the Conservatives, the largest group on the County Council.

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Cambridge Liberal Democrats Annual Dinner

Come to the Spring Sparkler dinner, with Graham Watson. 
With Eastern Mediterranean food by our own Super Bowl Foods, this promises to be a super evening.
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Keep the lights on by going green!

Energy saving technology is the best route to keep the city’s streetlights on at night and allow the County Council to make the financial economies it needs.

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