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[…]
The Conservatives are attempting to form a government with a political party who are no friend to women or LGBT people. We believe that Cheryl Gillan, our Conservative MP, must oppose the coalition between her party and the DUP, and we would urge you to write to her and let her know that you feel Read more about Say no to DUP[…]
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.
1) To make sure money is spent where it is most needed. Under our Tory Police and Crime Commissioner there has been a massive transfer of funding from Crime and Safety Partnerships in urban areas (where crime is highest) to rural areas (where it is lowest). Some people on the left say they won’t vote Read more about 3 reasons why I’ll be voting for Laetisia Carter in the Police and Crime Commissioner Elections Today[…]
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: