Buckinghamshire County Council is planning to reduce 35 children’s centres across the county to 9 hubs. Here is our response to the plans in the form of an open letter addressed to Councillor Warren Whyte: 9th October 2017 Dear Councillor Whyte, Consultation on “Improving early help services for children, young people and families” We Read more about Children’s Services Consultation[…]
I owe a big thank you to everyone who voted for me in the general election. This was a truly record-breaking election for Chesham and Amersham Labour Party. 11,374 people voted for me and Labour came second for the first time since this constituency was drawn in 1974. I feel that we are really making our Read more about A record breaking election for Chesham and Amersham Labour[…]
Everyone who worked on the Stronger In campaign really showed their mettle. Our activists met so many people from different political backgrounds and walks of life. Here is a photo of just some of them. Thank you for getting involved.
We’ve uprooted this article from 2012 suggesting that Chesham residents in the Townsend Ward could expect parking permits. Three years on with the Conservative parking consultation ongoing and no solution in sight we wonder if they’re ever going to implement any changes to resolve the problems for residents? Parking Could Become Easier for People in Read more about Where are the permits?[…]
Amersham resident Robin Walters is our Amersham Town candidate in the upcoming by election. You can see his leaflet below!
With the possibility of the EU referendum taking place in the summer comes a need for those of us who will vote to read up on the potential responses the UK could have if the electorate opts to leave Europe. This policy document from the Centre for European Reform outlines seven alternatives to EU membership, Read more about Alternative to EU membership[…]
Today junior doctors walked out on strike for the first time in decades. Jeremy Hunt’s proposed contract is something we should all oppose. It offers many doctors a pay cut, removes the safeguards surrounding the number of hours that junior doctors work on shift and proposes rotas that could ultimately be dangerous for patients. Follow Read more about Junior Doctors Strike[…]
Today we went out with our brand new Europe literature to ask Chesham residents if they want to stay in Europe like we do. We got a very positive response! Here are just some of the activists who were out with us today:
This article was written for the site by Andy Carter, a member of our CLP: One of the Conservatives’ manifesto policies for the current parliament is a reduction in the number of seats from the current 650 to a more modest 600. At first sight this seems a fairly innocuous proposal and one which might Read more about Are boundary changes a threat to the United Kingdom?[…]
Labour’s former general election candidate in Chesham and Amersham, Ben Davies, today responded to questions from grammar school heads in the constituency. He asked specifically for them to publish figures that show just what proportion of their pupils were privately educated or privately tutored prior to passing the 11+. During the election, Davies repeatedly criticised Read more about 11+ tourism[…]