Lib Dems surge in Watford local elections

The Watford Liberal Democrats have surged to a record local election win in May.The Liberal Democrats won 10 out of the 13 seats and also won 55% of the vote, way ahead of their Labour and Conservative rivals. This was a 11% increase on last year.The Liberal Democrats also increased their vote s...

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No Conservative candidates in some places as Conservatives give up on Watford

The Watford Liberal Democrats have accused the Conservatives of giving up as there are no Conservative candidates in certain areas of the Watford constituency for the time ever in this set of local elections.There is no Conservative candidate in Stanborough ward (Watford Borough) and in Abbots La...

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Watford Liberal Democrats reselect Cllr Ian Stotesbury as their Parliamentary Candidate

Watford Liberal Democrat members have resected local Cllr Ian Stotesbury to be their Parliamentary Candidate at the next general election. Cllr Ian Stotesbury stood for the Liberal Democrats at the last general election and lives in North Watford with his fiancé, Clare . He was elected a Callowla...

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Minister threatens to take planning powers away from councils as Elected Mayor of Watford warns of growing government pressure to build more homes

The Liberal Democrat Elected Mayor of Watford Peter Taylor has warned of growing pressure on Watford to build more homes after the Housing Minister said he was ‘putting big pressure on local authorities’ that miss their housing targets. Kit Malthouse MP, the Conservative Housing Minister, said in...

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Mayor of London chases profits over wishes of Watford commuters as he snubs Liberal Democrat rezoning petition

The Mayor of London has rejected a Liberal Democrat petition which had been signed by over 6000 Watford residents calling on TfL to consider rezoning Watford stations into Zone 6.   At the moment, commuters in Watford pay a £1000 a year premium on fares into central London compared to commuters l...

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Liberal Democrat campaigners secure victory for threatened bus route

Residents in Meriden and North Watford have received good news following a Liberal Democrat campaign to save a well used bus route that was being cut by Arriva.

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