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Personal statement

For reasons unconnected with politics, as one of my predecessors once said, I wrote yesterday to Cllr Paul McCloskey, chair of the local Liberal Democrats, to let him know that I have decided not to put my name forward in any forthcoming selection of a Liberal Democrat parliamentary candidate for...

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Thank you for your support in the 2017 General Election

Originally posted on Facebook, June 2017.  Well we didn't quite do it. But we did buck the national trend to increase our vote share by 8 points, adding six thousand to the Lib Dem total and slicing the Tory majority from 6,500 to 2,500.

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Campaigning resumes in Cheltenham

Local campaigning for the general election has now resumed for the general election with the agreement of the national party and volunteers are urgently needed at our campaign HQ in Cheltenham.

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Campaigning suspended

In the light of the horrific events in Manchester, the Liberal Democrat general election campaign in Cheltenham is suspended.

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Martin pledges to keep hunting ban

The campaign group Keep The Ban ( are asking all parliamentary candidates to commit to keeping the hunting ban if they are elected on 8 June.  And Cheltenham's Liberal Democrat candidate Martin Horwood has been quick to sign the pledge.  

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