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  • Article: Nov 6, 2018

    Sir David Natzler, clerk of the House of Commons, has made comments that a Commons vote on a 'People's Vote' would still have "considerable political force".

    Only the Liberal Democrats are united in fighting Brexit.

    Whether a parliamentary vote on a 'People's Vote' amendment was legally binding or not, the PM could not disregard the result without a serious constitutional and democratic crisis.

  • Article: Nov 6, 2018

    The result of the EU referendum changed an awful lot: the Prime Minister, the economic outlook, Britain's political discourse and our standing in the world. But there are 3.6 million people whose lives have been affected more than most. These are the citizens of other EU countries who live in the UK.

  • Article: Nov 6, 2018
    By Edward Davey

    It is heart-breaking that the epidemic of violent crime is claiming the lives of so many children.

    A senior police office has now revealed that children as young as nine are being caught carrying knives.

    We urgently need more police officers on our streets to restore the community policing that helps to prevent violent crime.

  • Article: Nov 6, 2018

    The delay in implementing a planned and much needed reduction in the maximum stake on fixed-odds betting terminals is completely unacceptable.

    These machines are a blight on our society and undeniably damaging to vulnerable people.

    The Government's inaction is ruining lives and they must not be allowed to continue making these excuses that only benefit bookmakers.

  • Article: Nov 3, 2018

    The latest edition of the Sunbury Common Focus is hitting the streets now and includes articles on:

    • How local residents make sure that developers don't always win
    • Tories in Central government are taking your local Council tax out of Spelthorne
    • Protecting local parks
    • Surrey County Council threat to Children's centre
    • Small changes that have improved a Sunbury shopping parade
  • Sandra Dunn and Tom Fidler
    Article: Nov 3, 2018

    The latest edition of the Upper Halliford and Sunbury West Focus has been released and includes articles on:

    • Results of a local survey on local issues
    • Update on the so-called Eco Park development at Charlton
    • Cedar's Rec improvements
    • Campaign to make sure School Walk right of way is preserved

    Link to latest Focus

  • Article: Oct 31, 2018

    Philip Hammond tried to strike an upbeat note in his budget, declaring "austerity is over". Cossetted inside Westminster for the afternoon, he hid away from the storm clouds gathering over our economy.

    Brexit is making the situation worse.

    In truth, austerity cannot be brought to an end without difficult decisions involving an increase in taxation. Excluding the Government's promises on the NHS, maintaining real spending on public services will require an additional £19bn in extra tax and borrowing. And Brexit itself is making the situation worse.

  • Sandra Dunn and Tom Fidler
    Article: Oct 24, 2018

    Dear Resident,

    We are writing as a number of residents in the area have been concerned with upcoming plans for the land at the end of School Walk next to the Scout hut and Hazelwood. A developer has earmarked the land for future use, but this risks the future of the right of way pedestrian path that has been used for many years.

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    Article: Oct 21, 2018

    In July 2016, in the aftermath of the referendum, the Liberal Democrats were a lone voice calling for a final say on whatever deal was done on Brexit.

    Today, an estimated 700,000 people marched on the streets of London, calling for a people's vote on Brexit.

    That makes it the biggest protest since the Iraq War.

  • Survey: Sep 30, 2018
    20 questions

    Dear Resident,

    Over the last few years I've been working hard with Tom Fidler and lots of local residents to get the best for Halliford & Sunbury West - By filling in this survey you will help us to ensure that we are working on the issues that matter most to you and your family.

    We are always looking for people to get in touch and get involved in our campaigns. I've been working on improving our local parks, protecting and planting trees locally and campaigning to protect our area from over-development.

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