It is with regret I must tell Focus readers that our ‘admin’ Chris Black, suddenly passed away last night. Our thoughts are with his wife and son at this difficult time. Chris touched many peoples lives in his 30+ years as a Councillor and remained a popular candidate for the […]
We have two Focus leaflets currently going out in Downhall & Rawreth, and Sweyne Park and Grange. If anyone wants to give us some help, please let us know!
Tim Farron has resigned as Lib Dem party leader, and Jo Swinson is the bookies’s favourite to take over .. Jo was an MP at 25, a government minister in her early thirties but lost her seat to the SNP two years ago. Last week she triumphantly won it back […]
Then have a look at our manifesto here, there’s plenty worth voting for. And locally our candidate for Rayleigh and Wickford, Ron Tindall, is totally opposed to the downgrading of Southend A&E.
Jonathan Calder has a good post here on the Lib Dem policy for a regulated market in cannabis. It’s worth repeating in full: The Liberal Democrat call for a regulated market in cannabis this week has attracted more media interest than out policies normally do. You can read the evidence […]
We are putting up an experienced campaigner to contest the Rayleigh and Wickford constituency . Ron Tindall has spent many years as a local and county councillor, is a former trade union organiser, and is an ardent campaigner against domestic abuse. Not content with all that, Ron at 60 dedicated […]
We began putting up posters today in Rayleigh – no other party seems to have bothered. They say “VOTE FOR CHRIS” so work for both Chris Black and Chris Stanley. We don’t have many more posterboards available , but if you live in a busy road and are OK with […]
So we have an unexpected general election…. and the Lib Dems recruited 5000 new members in a day! If you are one of those new members, and live in Rayleigh, Rochford, Wickford or Castle Point, feel free to contact us, for example by phoning Chis Black on 01268 778973… we’ve […]
Someone who supports Brexit posed that specific question on the Lib Dem Voice website : “….This country needs a strong and vocal opposition and one that is capable of opposing the Tories across the length and breadth of Britain. Labour clearly either can’t or won’t do this, so the Lib […]
You won’t find the national press mentioning this much, but the Lib Dems are running rampant in council by-elections. Last Thursday we made two gains – we won a seat off the Conservatives in the South of England, and we won a seat off Labour in the North of England. […]