Government must give council powers to reject inappropriate development

The Liberal Democrat Mayor of Watford Peter Taylor has launched a petition calling on changes to government planning laws. The Mayor wants to see the government give councils more powers to reject inappropriate development as well as the powers to insist on improved infrastructure, such as new sc...

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Liberal Democrats double vote share in Watford as Hertfordshire gains its first Lib Dem MP

 The Liberal Democrats have doubled their first share in Watford at the same time as Hertfordshire gained its first ever Liberal Democrat MP. The Liberal Democrats increased their vote share in Watford by 7%, with both the Conservative’s and Labour losing vote share to the party. In next door St ...

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Liberal Democrat run Watford Borough Council declares Climate Emergency

Liberal Democrat run Watford Borough Council has declared a Climate Emergency at a meeting of its Full Council tonight. Scientist and Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Candidate Cllr Ian Stotesbury presented the motion which was agreed unanimously. The motion committed the council to helping to make...

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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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