The general election will be on Thursday 7 May - and all the signs suggest a close fight between local Lib Dem MP Martin Horwood and the Conservative candidate.Read more
Cheltenham MP Martin Horwood has welcomed new rules unveiled yesterday to safeguard pension savings from high and unfair charges.Read more
Martin Horwood has this week signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment.
Apprenticeships are one of the coalition government's real success stories, claims local Lib Dem MP Martin Horwood.
Martin was President of Cheltenham & East Gloucestershire RSPCA and a member of the all-party parliamentary group for animal welfare.
He has been active in Cheltenham and in parliament promoting the welfare of animals in the UK and abroad. He opposes repeal of the hunting ban, has called for an end to commercial whaling and successfully supported legislation to ban wild animals in circuses and to introduce universal microchipping of dogs.
He has consistently opposed the Gloucestershire badger cull and supported alternative approaches to keep both badger and cattle populations healthy as advocated by Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust.
In 2009 he was voted Animal Welfare Champion 2009 by his parliamentary colleagues of all parties. He was nominated by Cheltenham charity Naturewatch.Read more