Lib Dems in Lewisham stand against Hard Brexit on Europe Day

Liberal Democrat candidates in Lewisham have marked Europe Day today by calling on voters to support the Lib Dems in standing up to Theresa May’s plans for a hard, destructive Brexit.

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Lib Dems to give £770 boost to 33,000 pensioners in Lewisham

33,280 pensioners living in the three Lewisham constituencies will receive at least an extra £772 per year under Liberal Democrat manifesto plans to protect the ‘triple lock’ for state pensions.

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Lib Dems’ penny for NHS would raise £35m extra for Lewisham

The Liberal Democrats have announced they would plug funding gaps for the NHS and social care by putting a penny on income tax, in their first major manifesto commitment of the election campaign.

 

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John Russell: Lewisham West & Penge candidate must spell out Brexit position

Reacting to the news that Labour has now selected a candidate to contest the election in Lewisham West & Penge after the MP stepped down, John Russell, parliamentary campaigner for the Lib Dems, commented:

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Lib Dem membership in Lewisham up by nearly a fifth since election

The Liberal Democrats in Lewisham have seen a surge in new members over the past two weeks, with membership up 16% since the general election was called.

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Emily Frith: Lewisham’s stations should be accessible for all

Emily Frith, the Lib Dem candidate for Lewisham East, joined a demonstration against Government cuts that will leave local train stations less accessible for people with disabilities and for families with buggies.

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Lib Dems on Millwall: No to CPO

Liberal Democrat Prospective Parliamentary Candidates Simon Hughes (Bermondsey & Old Southwark), Bobby Dean (Lewisham Deptford), Emily Frith (Lewisham East) and John Russell (Lewisham West & Penge) welcome the open invitation from the Association of Millwall Supporters and issue a joint reply supportive of its call:

 

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200 young people in Lewisham to be stripped of housing benefit

TWO HUNDRED young people will be affected by the Brexit Government's decision to strip 18 to 21-year-olds of housing benefit, research by the House of Commons library commissioned by the Liberal Democrats has shown.

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London Assembly Transport Chair Highlights Lewisham Transport Cuts

The Chair of the London Assembly's Transport Committee is visiting Lewisham this weekend to highlight Government moves to worsen access to the West End from the borough.

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South London Press Letter: Put brakes on train shake-up

Emily Frith, Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Spokesperson for Lewisham East, had her letter about saving Blackheath's trains printed in the South London Press today. 

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