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Welcome to Chiltern Liberal Democrats

Here you will find news from the Liberal Democrats who represent the residents of the Chiltern District. Chiltern District is drawn from four local areas: Chesham, Amersham, The Chalfonts and Great Missenden / Prestwood.

There are currently two Liberal Democrat Councillors on Chiltern District Council, as well as two on Chesham Town Council and one on Little Chalfont Parish Council.

Recent updates

  • Liberal Democrat candidate Frances Kneller
    Article: Feb 25, 2018

    Chesham and Amersham Liberal Democrats are delighted to announce that Frances Kneller will be standing as their candidate for the Ridgeway ward Town and District Council seats in the by-election on 22 March.

    Frances lives in the Ridgeway ward and knows the area very well. She is also very active in the local community and passionate about helping to make Chesham a thriving, vibrant town, with opportunities for all.

  • Article: Feb 19, 2018

    Brexit continues to dominate the political agenda as we progress into 2018. And there are signs that our campaign is bearing fruit, with, according to the latest polls, a majority now supporting our call for a second referendum.

    But there are other issues and concerns to consider. In January I (chairman Gareth Davies) wrote to the Bucks Herald (see letter below) about the county's pension fund's investment in fossil fuels. You may have your own thoughts about whether divesting from fossil fuels is better than keeping those holdings and trying to influence oil companies as shareholders, but I and other members believe the time has now come to take a firm stand on the issue of funding the continuing extraction of coal, gas and oil if there is to be any possibility of keeping the rise in temperatures below 2°C, let alone the hoped-for 1.5°C.

  • Article: Jan 21, 2018

    South Central Region consists of Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Oxfordshire, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.

    We have around 10,000 members, 1 MP and 1 Council where we have majority control.

    Our wish is to grow the capacity of Lib Dems across our region to win elections at all levels and grow the party in all parts of the Region.

  • Article: Dec 18, 2017
    By Gareth Davies, party chairman

    The government is to allow Britain's public-sector pension schemes to dump their shares in oil, gas and coal companies, as part of the fight against climate change.

    This affects us in Buckinghamshire, where the Lib Dems have been campaigning for several years to persuade the county council, which administers pensions investments on behalf of employers across the country, to get rid of its shares in fossil fuels.

  • Job
    Article: Nov 6, 2017

    South Central Region consists of Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Oxfordshire, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.

    We have around 10,000 members, 1 MP and 1 Council where we have majority control.

    Our wish is to grow the capacity of Lib Dems across our region to win elections at all levels and grow the party in all parts of the Region.

  • Article: Oct 16, 2017

    Liberal Democrat Leader Vince Cable has accused Network Rail and the company behind the HS2 rail link of being secretive at a crucial time for transport infrastructure in Britain.

    He said that a repeated failure to publish the minutes of board meetings amounted to "a growing lack of transparency" at both state-funded organisations.

  • Article: Oct 10, 2017

    The South Central Region of the Liberal Democrats is to hold its next conference in Beaconsfield next weekend.

    The following statement has been received from the Regional Organiser.

    FOCUS COMPETITION - please encourage your councillors and activists to bring along entries for the Focus competition. It will be judged by Neil Fawcett. Members need to bring a few recent Focus examples (with a note on saying which ward, which Local Party and who did the artwork) and put in the box on the Regional Stand.

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