Conservative Budget Means Residents Will Pay More For County Council Services

Conservative councillors, backed by Labour, voted through a budget which will mean East Sussex residents paying more for County Council services including roads, adult social care, and education. Cllr Philip Daniel, Liberal Democrat Finance spokesperson, explains: “The Liberal Democrat budget ame...

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Oli Henman: The quality of democracy is under strain

Oli Henman's letter to the Sussex Express, Jan 2020. The December election marked a challenging time for our country, for accountability and for democracy. Why would I say that democracy is under threat? Let me explain. Democracy is about dialogue, it is about listening and engaging, it is about ...

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LibDems reaction to Queen's Speech

Following last week’s election the new Conservative government held its first Queen’s Speech on the 19th of December. The Conservatives look set to push forward a damaging and divisive approach - pushing ahead with an extreme version of Brexit, undermining the independence of the judiciary, reduc...

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