Liberal Democrats demand better than politics as usual

Everyone deserves the opportunity to work hard and build a good life for themselves, their family and their community. Everyone deserves to be paid a fair wage, to afford a home and to be able to use good public services. But for many, that’s not the reality today.

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Demanding better schools

Under the Conservatives, children's chances are now too often determined by household income. Now it seems that 'Pupil Premium' funding introduced by the Liberal Democrats for schools that teach the most disadvantaged children is under threat from Universal Credit.

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Croydon residents getting behind campaign to rethink Brexit

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It's clear that Croydon residents are far from satisfied by the way the Brexit process is being handled by the Tories.

An overwhelming majority of passers-by in Croydon last Saturday thought that Brexit would be bad for the economy and bad for the NHS, and that the public should get the final say on any Brexit deal (or no deal!). You can see some of that support on our 'Brexitometer' in the picture above.

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Join our local campaign against Brexit

Local Liberal Democrat campaigners will be out in Croydon today asking you to join our campaign against Brexit in Croydon.

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Tories 'sleepwalking into a teaching crisis'

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A new report by the Education Policy Institute shows that the number of teachers is reaching critically low levels. 'We are sleepwalking into a teaching crisis,' says Layla Moran MP, Liberal Democrat spokesperson for Education, Science and Young People, herself a former physics teacher.

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Croydon Labour - Housing For The Few, Not The Many

 

Labour controlled Croydon Council are selling public land, ‘Brick by Brick’.

 

Zero affordable rent

 

 

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Success!

Council-owned property in Hermitage Road to be repaired at last and used once more as much needed housing

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Brick By Brick To Convert Council Homes Into Privately Owned Housing

Oxford Road Site, once council housing for the vulnerable homeless, to be redeveloped and sold off into private ownership after laying empty for nine months following controversial transfer to Brick By Brick, Labour-controlled Croydon Council's 'arms length' development company. 

Crystal Palace and Upper Norwood Candidates Chris Jordan & Claire Bonham at the Oxford Road site
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Crystal Clean Air - Tackling Air Pollution in Crystal Palace

Traffic is a key cause of air pollution on Crystal Palace Triangle

We've been speaking to residents all over Crystal Palace and Upper Norwood and one thing keeps coming up in conversation: air pollution, particularly around Crystal Palace Triangle.

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Caroline Can - The Lib Dem Plan for London's Housing Crisis

Liberal Democrat Assembly Member Caroline Pigeon has a plan to tackle the lack of affordable homes in London, and is calling on the Mayor to match the Lib Dem's ambitious target of 200,000 new homes by 2020 with actions and not more words.

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