Article: Jan 12, 2022
Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Spokesperson for Aylesbury Steven Lambert has called on Rob Butler to condemn Boris Johnson after the revelations of the past few days.
Steven said, "After seeing the email which shows 100 people being invited to a party at Downing Street during lockdown, I call on Aylesbury's MP asking him to condemn Boris Johnson's behaviour and apologise on behalf of their party to the people of this town.
Article: Jan 11, 2022
Buckinghamshire is set to be hit hard by the expected rise in energy bills in April, new figures have revealed.
Analysis by the Liberal Democrats shows that the average yearly bill for homeowners in Buckinghamshire is set to skyrocket by £595 - the equivalent of £49.58 a month - once the new energy price cap comes into effect.
Article: Jan 10, 2022
In 2021 we achieved something we've not achieved since 1993: winning two Parliamentary by-elections in the same year off the Conservatives. We start this new year with a larger Parliamentary Party than any of us would have dared dream of a year ago. (A winning run that has continued with the first council by-election of this year too - congratulations to now councillor Andrew Dunkin who won a seat from Labour from third place.)
Article: Jan 10, 2022
With continuing cases of Covid across Buckinghamshire and the Government encouraging people to work from home wherever possible, Aylesbury Liberal Democrats are calling on the Government to reinstate council's abilities to hold virtual meetings for all purposes including decision making.
Earlier in the pandemic emergency legislation was put in place to allow councils to meet and vote virtually however the Government refused to extend the legislation after 7th May. Since then, only advisory meetings can take place remotely.
Article: Jan 7, 2022
Aylesbury Liberal Democrats have today written to the Secretary of State for Energy Kwasi Kwarteng demanding that he backs the party's call for a "Robin Hood" tax on the super-profits of oil and gas firms, to raise money to support local families facing soaring energy costs.
The proposed one-off levy could raise over £5 billion to help support families in Aylesbury as their energy bills sky-rocket.