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Welcome to The Liberal Democrats Windsor Constituency

2011 Local Election Results

Welcome to the website of the Liberal Democrats in the Windsor Constituency . We bring you news and views from Windsor, Ascot, Winkfield and surrounding areas.

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  • Windsor Conservatives Broken Tree Logo
    Article: Nov 22, 2014
    By Liberal Democrats Windsor Constituency

    The creche at Windsor Leisure Centre and the PlayZone facility will close on November 30.

    The closure, the result of Conservative privatisation of the Royal Borough's Leisure Centres will see the creche, which has been running for 27 years closed along with the PlayZone fun area to make way for a new private day nursery.

  • Article: Nov 9, 2014

    Liberal Democrat Leader and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has today joined schoolchildren in Oxford to get some cooking tips from Raymond Blanc, as part of the celebrations for National School Meals week.

    Celebrity chefs are joining forces with school cooks to promote school lunches.

    Hundreds of schools across England will be taking part in the celebrations, which mark the biggest healthy awareness eating week aimed at children.

  • Article: Nov 9, 2014

    Liberal Democrat Schools Minister David Laws is calling for a new education body that would independently assess whether school standards are rising or falling over time.

    David has said he wants to see an independent body take charge of setting what's in the curriculum and bar politicians from deciding which authors are read in English and which monarchs are studied in history.

  • Article: Nov 9, 2014

    Today (Tuesday, November 4), the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has published a document outlining the funding allocation for Lead Local Flood Authorities to carry out their new duties under the Flood and Water Management Act 2010.

    Liberal Democrat Flooding Minister, Dan Rogerson has written the following article about the steps being taken to reduce the risk of flooding in the UK.

  • Article: Nov 9, 2014

    Liberal Democrat Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander is calling on fuel companies to pass on the reduction in oil prices to motorists at the petrol pumps.

    In a speech to the Highlands and Islands Branch of The Energy Institute, Danny will say:

    "'Especially in the current economic circumstances people would rightly be angry if they feel that pump prices don't fall as much as they should on the back of falling oil prices.

  • Article: Nov 9, 2014

    Labour have claimed that people are now paying 3p more on every litre of petrol. However, after scrapping Labour's 'fuel duty escalator', fuel is now 20p a litre cheaper, the average fill-up costs £9 less and a typical motorist will have saved £680 in this parliament.

    Following Labour's claims, a Liberal Democrat spokesperson said:

  • Windsor Conservatives Broken Tree Logo
    Article: Nov 6, 2014
    By Andy Wilkins in Royal Borough Observer - online

    A BY-ELECTION has been called to fill a vacancy left after a councillor resigned over a comment he made about travellers.

    A by-election will be held on December 11 after Cox Green councillor Alan Mellins had his resignation accepted by the Royal Borough after the comment was made during a public meeting on Monday, October 20.

  • Windsor Conservatives Broken Tree Logo
    Article: Oct 30, 2014
    By Liberal Democrats Windsor Constituency

    A Controversial Conservative councillor has been dropped by the Tory party ahead of next year's general election.

    Cllr George Bathurst, Royal Borough cabinet member for policy and performance, has not been re-selected by the Windsor Conservative Association (WCA) to fight for his Castle Without ward seat in next year's election.

  • Windsor Conservatives Broken Tree Logo
    Article: Oct 26, 2014
    By Liberal Democrats Windsor Constituency

    A Conservative Councillor in the Royal Borough has been forced to resign after making racist comments about the travelling community.

    The Conservatives were forced to suspend, Councillor Alan Mellins, Conservative Councillor for Cox Green in Maidenhead, after it emerged that he had suggested executing travellers as a means of speeding up the eviction process for a traveller site at Shurlock Row, where travellers have been settled since 2009.

  • Windsor Conservatives Broken Tree Logo
    Article: Oct 6, 2014
    By Liberal Democrats Windsor Constituency

    Claims made by Windsor Conservatives in recent "In Touch" leaflets about the new Windsor fire depot are made up nonsense, that's the verdict from Windsor Liberal Democrats following a Freedom of Information Act response from Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue.

    The Conservative leaflets circulated in the Clewer North by-election stated:

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Windsor Fire Engine

Windsor Fire Station: NOT For Sale

Liberal Democrats Windsor Constituency

Should Windsor's St Mark's Road Fire Station be closed and sold for development?