The dust has begun to settle after the alleged ‘constitutional outrage’ of the House of Lords asking the government to think again about tax credits. By setting up a Review, chaired by the redoubtable Lord Strathclyde, the Prime Minister and Chancellor seem to have conceded that there might be some value reflecting before rushing off Read more about It was the Lords wot won it[…]
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[…]
The second half of April has seen the sun shining down on our canvassers. Here are some photos of us out and about in the constituency, campaigning for Ben Davies: Okay, maybe it’s a bit cloudy in that last one.
Over the last few months we’ve been busy campaigning with Ben. In the run up to the election on 7th May you should be seeing us even more, all over the constituency so here are some photos of our campaigning to date.
Since January we have been out campaigning in Chesham, Amersham, Chalfont St Peter and Prestwood. You can follow our campaign more closely on our Facebook page.
We’re out on the campaign trail in Chesham and have been knocking on doors in the Lycrome Road and Cherry Tree Walk areas. We want to meet as many voters as we can in the run up to the May elections, hear your concerns and introduce you to our General Election candidate Ben Davies. If Read more about Campaigning in Chesham[…]
Ben Davies, our candidate for the general election, will be in Chesham town centre at 9:30am this Saturday. If you’re interested in meeting him please come down and have a chat! You can also email him at Ben@cheshamamershamlabour.org.uk
News that the Coalition is sending in a social care task force in the wake of a damning Ofsted report into Bucks CC’s Children’s Services shows the lack of faith the government has in measures taken by Council Leader Martin Tett. Labour’s prospective parliamentary candidate in Chesham and Amersham, Ben Davies, said: “I’m relieved the Tory-led coalition has Read more about Task force to make Bucks CC tackle failures in child services comes months too late[…]
Chesham and Amersham Labour Party has selected its candidate for the 2015 general election picking Great Missenden resident Ben Davies. Mr Davies, a former BBC journalist who now works in the global NGO sector, said: “It’s a huge honour to represent this seat as the Labour candidate. We’ll be fighting an energetic campaign focusing on Read more about Chesham and Amersham Labour Party choose ex-political journalist as candidate for 2015 General Election[…]