Holocaust Memorial Day at Highfields Memorial Gardens, West Bromwich

Sandwell LibDems joined other dignitaries, and veterans, at Sandwell's Holocaust Memorial Day Commemoration, at Highfields Memorial Gardens in West Bromwich, to stand together and remember those that were killed in death camps like Therisienstadt, Bergen-Belsen, and Auschwitz, as well as our own forces who gave their lives for their country.

War Veterans at Sandwell Holocaust MemorialSandwell Mayor with wreath at Sandwell Holocaust Memorial

Sandwell Holocaust Memorial

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Government "asleep-at-the-wheel" over Midland Met fiasco says Sandwell LibDem Treasurer

With news that Sandwell's new hospital is going to now cost £300m more than budget, Sandwell LibDem's Treasurer, Bob Smith, went to have a look for himself.

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Sandwell LibDems Question Changes to Great Barr and Perry Barr Bus Services

Sandwell Liberal Democrats attended some of the Transport for West Midlands consultations in Great Barr. These were held to update residents on changes to the proposals for the Walsall to Great Barr section of their Sprint bus service. Unfortunately it did not include any further details of a proposed Park & Ride station near Junction 7 of the M6, and only included vague assertions regarding the Scott Arms junction. These proposals will cause chaos for residents and damage the environment. Contact us if you agree.

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Happy Holidays from the Sandwell Liberal Democrats

Happy holidays from your new team at Sandwell Liberal Democrats. We hope you all enjoy this special time of year and look forward to working to making your voice heard by Sandwell Council in the New Year.
Sadie, Rob, Bob, Nigel, Bertram, and Mark.

LibDem out Campaigining

Members of our team out campaigning with Andy Graham, our candidate for West Bromwich East.

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Sandwell Council Failing to Protect Environment Say LibDems

LibDem Tackle Climate Emergency banner

The independent Committee on Climate Change has recommended 2050 as the date the UK should be net-zero in all greenhouse gases. This is not ambitious enough, it should be much earlier. We should strive to achieve Net Zero much earlier, such as 2025 as Extinction Rebellion would like, or 2030 as others have suggested, and by 2045 at the very latest. 2045 would be radical, but also realistic date for the UK to achieve net-zero. As this is a Climate Emergency , Sandwell must do better than it has done to reduce emissions.

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General Election 2019: Results and thanks from your LibDem candidates

Sandwell Liberal Democrats increased their share of the vote in our area, and we remain committed to serving the people of Warley and West Bromwich. If you would like to help us scrutinise our inept Labour-run Council, please think about joining our team. Thank you to everyone who voted for us.

And now, a brief word from each of our candidates, along with the results for each constituency.

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Bryan Manley-Green steps down as Sandwell LibDem Chair

key_bryan.jpgI’ve been a LibDem for what seems a very long time – just over ten years ago I plucked up the courage and went to a meeting to see what it was really all about and how I could try and help. I was worried about ever increasing racism in our area.

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Andy Graham to use £50 billion regional fund to invest in West Bromwich

The Liberal Democrats would use an ambitious £50 billion regional growth fund to invest in West Bromwich East, according to local candidate Andy Graham.

The Liberal Democrats, who are fighting their campaign on a platform to Stop Brexit to build a brighter future, have earmarked £50 billion to reverse regional under-investment from the Conservatives.

Photo of LibDem candidite in centre of West Bromwich

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Warley LIbDem candidate Bryan Manley-Green appalled by delay to much-needed hospital

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On hearing the news that work on the Midland Metropolitan Hospital is unlikely to recommence by the end of the year, Bryan Manley-Green, LibDem Candidate for Warley, where the construction site is situated, commented:

"I'm appalled to see there's yet another delay in building the hospital.

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Creative subjects are at the heart of LibDem plans to build a brighter future

Children need to explore the creative arts, not just more academic subjects. Many of our local churches and youth centres hold craft days, and face painting is always a popular activity at festivals and fairs. We should encourage children to explore their creative side, and our schools should help them do so. Liberal Democrats will put creative subjects back at the heart of the school curriculum as part of their plans to build a brighter future.

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