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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

  • 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?

  • Article: Oct 29, 2014

    Only the Liberal Democrats will create opportunity for everyone by building a stronger economy and a fairer society.

    The Labour party wasted their chance and ruined the economy, destroying jobs and slashing incomes. In power by themselves they will borrow too much and risk the recovery, sacrificing opportunity for everyone. You just can't trust Ed Miliband and Ed Balls with the economy.

  • Article: Oct 27, 2014

    Nurseries, child-minders and other early years providers in Kent are set for a £1,134,861 cash injection to help three and four-year-olds from disadvantaged families.

    Children from low-income families have often fallen behind better off classmates before they even start school.​

    From April 2015 the Early Years Pupil Premium - which has been backed by groups like Barnados, 4Children and the Child Poverty Action Group - will mean extra money to make sure every child gets a fair start.

  • Article: Oct 25, 2014

    I am sure members will agree that Kent's community wardens provide a valuable service, preventing low level crime in local communities. In reducing warden numbers from 79 to 40 across the county as outlined in the public consultation, there is a real risk that the scheme will become inadequate, local crime will increase and long term viability of community wardens called into question.

  • Article: Oct 25, 2014

    With an apparently increasing likelihood of the Ebola virus eventually coming to the British Isles, would the Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care & Public Health please advise what preparations KCC's Public Health team have already made or are making for the immediate containment of any case - or epidemic in Kent - should this sadly come to pass.