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Tunbridge Wells Liberal Democrats work hard to represent people across the borough of Tunbridge Wells. We cover Tunbridge Wells, Southborough, Paddock Wood, Pembury and Hawkhurst, as well as all of the villages in between.

Latest News from Tunbridge Wells Lib Dems

  • Event: February 27, 2015 7:30 PM

    The Tunbridge Wells Liberal Democrats cordially invite you to enjoy the company of our friends and fellow Lib Dems at the Nevill Crest & Gun, Eridge Green, Eridge Road, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN3 9JR.

    Enjoy a two course dinner at a traditional country pub just outside of Tunbridge Wells in lovely Kent countryside! We have as our special guest speaker, the Rt. Hon. Norman Baker, MP, fresh from parliament and former Minister of State at the Home Office. TheNevill Crest & Gun is a fully disabled friendly pub with ample parking on Eridge Green.

  • Article: Dec 19, 2014

    There has been a marked increase in the number of out of county pupils taking the Kent Test for starting school in September 2015 and being assessed as suitable for grammar school, compared to the previous year. I believe KCC is required to open its test to anyone who applies to be tested and that the authority also receives basic need allocations for the additional school buildings that might be required, but would the Cabinet Member for Education and Health Reform please provide further information with regard to this worrying situation, including where the out of county pupils will be offered grammar school places.

  • Article: Dec 19, 2014

    With the backdrop of the Child Sex Scandal in Rotherham and the release of Ofsted's report "The sexual exploitation of children: it couldn't happen here could it", Debbie Jones, Ofsted's National Director for Social Care, said it "cannot be acceptable that local authorities and partners are still failing to grasp and deal with abuse effectively". She stated, "We are calling on all local authorities and their partners to ensure that they have a comprehensive multi-agency strategy and action plan in place to tackle child sexual exploitation,"

  • Article: Dec 19, 2014

    Energy bills can be a significant expense for our schools. In recent years a number of schools across the country have arranged for solar energy companies to install panels on their premises. Thus the schools have significantly reduced their electricity bills and significantly reduced their carbon footprint for zero capital outlay, a true win win.

  • Article: Dec 16, 2014

    Given the outstanding A level results achieved by students at both Simon Langton Grammar Schools, Girls' and Boys', in Canterbury, and their ongoing success at university, will the Cabinet Member for Economic Development say what he plans to do to attract high tech physics-based companies to East Kent, to build on and develop this undoubted local strength?