Success for Watford Liberal Democrats in the local elections!

On 5th May 2022, Watford's voters took to the polls to elect their Mayor for the next four years, as well as one third of local councillors. In a successful election for the Liberal Democrats, we retained the Mayoralty with Peter Taylor securing 55% of the vote in the first round, and had a fanta...

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Lib Dems secure extra parking patrols at ‘unsafe’ local junction

Liberal Democrat Councillors for Meriden have secured extra parking attendant patrols to help tackle the traffic problems on York Way, Meriden Way and The Gossamers, outside Meriden shops. After pressure from local Councillors Jenny Pattinson, Amanda Grimston, Pete Hannon and Steve Cavinder, Watf...

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Dramatic fall in number of Special Constables in Watford

Following a freedom of information request submitted to Hertfordshire Constabulary, it has come to light that the number of special constables has fallen from 40 in March 2019 to just 26 in March 2021. The number of special constables in Hertfordshire is the lowest it has been for over 5 years wi...

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Watford council commits to tackling violence against women and girls

Liberal Democrat-run Watford Council has made a commitment to tackling violence against women and girls through a motion at Monday night’s Full Council.

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Watford backs policy to encourage more diverse councillors

Liberal Democrat-run Watford Council have agreed a ground-breaking policy granting councillors maternity, paternity, shared parental, adoption, bereavement, compassionate and long-term sick leave. Under current UK legislation, there is no legal basis on which elected officials are permitted to ta...

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Liberal Democrat councillors support step-free access at Watford Met

Transport for London (TfL) are currently consulting on which stations should be given step-free access to support accessibility to transport services. Park ward Councillors Jess Stiff and Peter Kloss believe Watford Metropolitan Line station should have step-free access. They have been joined by ...

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