David Watts

Liberal Democrat Councillor For Bramcote, Parliamentary Candidate for Newark and Candidate for Police and Crime Commissioner for Nottinghamshire Learn more

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by David Watts on 4 April, 2021

Ive created a new page on Facebook to support my campaign to be the new Police and Crime Commissioner for Nottinghamshire. You can visit this at David Watts for Nottinghamshire | Facebook

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Fair Votes For Police and Crime Commissioners

by David Watts on 2 April, 2021

No more wasted votes! Police and crime commissioners are elected using the supplementary vote system. This video explains how that works. https://youtu.be/Vv7uwfJeVxc

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Police and Crime Commissioner

by David Watts on 2 April, 2021

I’m delighted to now be confirmed as the Liberal Democrat candidate for the Police and Crime Commissioner election in Nottinghamshire. I’d like to thank all my colleagues for putting their trust in me. This is the first time that the Lib Dems have contested the PCC elections in the county and so we’re going at […]

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Ten Years In Prison For Annoying The Tories!

by David Watts on 14 March, 2021

Priti Patel’s Policing Bill, being introduced to parliament tomorrow, includes a power to lock people up for ten years if they engage in a protest that might “seriously annoy” people. Two summers back I protested against the unlawful shutting down of parliament. I imagine that seriously annoyed Boris Johnson, especially when the Supreme Court unanimously […]

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Lib Dems condemn Tories’ attacks on rule of law

by David Watts on 29 September, 2020

In a policy motion passed this evening at the Liberal Democrats’ Autumn Conference, the Party has condemned “Dominic Cummings’ long history of attacking the rule of law”. The motion stated “the rule of law is fundamental to our society”, calling for the Government to drop plans “to restrict judicial review, weaken the Human Rights Act or […]

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  To bring an end to the financial insecurity faced by the most vulnerable, the Liberal Democrats have today agreed plans to campaign for a Universal Basic Income. Ahead of a debate at the Liberal Democrat Autumn Conference, the Party’s new Economy spokesperson Christine Jardine challenged her Party to “fulfil Beveridge’s legacy” by tackling the injustice […]

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Today, the Conservatives blocked the Liberal Democrats’ attempt to close the loophole in the Government’s legislation to end the eviction ban, which has left an estimated 55,000 households at risk of being evicted since Monday. The motion, put forward by the Liberal Democrat Housing spokesperson in the House of Lords, Baroness Grender, would have effectively abolished the Government’s Statutory Instrument, […]

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Lib Dem Conference

by David Watts on 23 September, 2020

This weekend we have the first online Liberal Democrat conference. As a party we are committed to one member one vote, and this gives even more members the opportunity to participate. Although it won’t be able to replicate the atmosphere and interactions of an in person conference I’m looking forward to it.

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Bramcote CAT Meeting

by David Watts on 6 September, 2020

The next Bramcote CAT Meeting is tomorrow at 7pm on Zoom. All Bramcote residents are welcome to attend. Agenda: 1. Introductions and apologies2. Nottinghamshire Growth Options Consultation3. Neighbourhood Plan4. Bramcote Hills Golf Course5. Other Planning Issues6. Government local government proposals7. Severn Trent Water8. Covid 19 in Bramcote and Broxtowe9. Any other business Topic: Bramcote CAT […]

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Noise Complaint

by David Watts on 31 August, 2020

A property on the Bramcote/Wollaton border was broadcasting extremely loud music all afternoon today which was upsetting numerous local residents. After receiving a number of complaints about the noise I called on the house and asked them to turn it down. Unfortunately all I received was abuse and attempts (unsuccessful) at intimidation. As a result […]

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