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Why I’m Backing Jo

by David Watts on 16 June, 2019

Vince Cable has decided to retire as leader of the Liberal Democrats. There are two candidates to replace him, current deputy leader Jo Swinson and former cabinet minister Ed Davey. I attended a hustings with them both last night and the message that comes out most clearly is that, whoever wins, we will have an […]

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Stapleford South East By Election

by David Watts on 16 June, 2019

On Thursday 13th June 2019 Liberal Democrat candidates David Grindell and Tim Hallam were elected to Broxtowe Borough Council, in a contest help over from 2nd May following the death of a Conservative candidate. This means that the Liberal Democrats have increased their representation on Broxtowe from 4 seats prior to 2nd May up to […]

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Local Action To Tackle Climate Change

by David Watts on 11 June, 2019

The biggest issue facing the council, the country and the world at the moment is climate change. It is bigger than Brexit and its consequences will be felt for even longer, but it doesn’t get one hundredth of the publicity that Brexit gets. The Liberal Democrats are aware that we are facing a climate emergency, […]

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World Environment Day 2019

by David Watts on 29 May, 2019

Since 1974, World Environment Day has been held annually on 5th June. The day has been a flagship event to promote awareness of environmental issues and threats from marine pollution to human overpopulation. The day has grown to become a global platform for public outreach, with participation from over 143 countries annually. Each year, 1 […]

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Welcome Back

by David Watts on 29 May, 2019

After a break of a few years my website is back. I closed this down in 2017 at which point I had decided to step down from political life, but thankfully I then changed my mind. I will hopefully be updating this site now regularly.

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Broxtowe Enews 24th June 2017

by David Watts on 24 June, 2017

Welcome to Broxtowe Enews, brought to you by the Liberal Democrats and edited by David Watts, on behalf of the Lib-Dems in Broxtowe. May I give a special welcome to the new readers that we have this week. Well, what a couple of weeks we have had. The election two weeks ago produced a result […]

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Broxtowe Enews 5th June 2017

by David Watts on 5 June, 2017

Welcome to Broxtowe Enews, brought to you by the Liberal Democrats and edited by David Watts, on behalf of the Lib-Dems in Broxtowe. May I give a special welcome to the new readers that we have this week. This is quite a short newsletter this week but there is some important material to cover. May […]

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Broxtowe Enews 28th May 2017

by David Watts on 28 May, 2017

Welcome to Broxtowe Enews, brought to you by the Liberal Democrats and edited by David Watts, on behalf of the Lib-Dems in Broxtowe.   Many apologies that the was no newsletter last week. I was going to do it on Monday night but then the news from Manchester came in and it didn’t seem appropriate. […]

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Broxtowe Enews 14th May 2017

by David Watts on 14 May, 2017

Welcome to Broxtowe Enews, brought to you by the Liberal Democrats and edited by David Watts, on behalf of the Lib-Dems in Broxtowe. It’s quite a short newsletter this week but there are some important things happening.   General Election The general election campaign is now fully under way in Broxtowe. The first hustings took […]

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Broxtowe Enews 6th May 2017

by David Watts on 6 May, 2017

Welcome to Broxtowe Enews, brought to you by the Liberal Democrats and edited by David Watts, on behalf of the Lib-Dems in Broxtowe. 1. Local Election results Nottinghamshire County Council is under no overall political control after the results of Thursdays elections. For the Lib Dems, especially here in Broxtowe, the results were a prime […]

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