Stephen Knight AM: Fire station redevelopment should be for social purposes

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London Assembly Lib Dem, Stephen Knight has been praised for his stance against the Mayor's plans to sell-off the fire stations he has closed - despite public protest. Lib Dems say the sites should be redeveloped for the good of local communities.

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80% of Londoners back Cycle Superhighway plans, Lib Dem Caroline tells Boris

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The issue of the planned Cycle Superhighways came up at November’s Mayor’s Question Time following a question by Lib Dem Caroline Pidgeon, Chair of the London Assembly's Transport Committee – including the issue of whether Canary Wharf Group’s Finance Director Peter Anderson, who is also a TfL board member, should play a role in any decision made by the TfL Finance and Policy committee who are to discuss the superhighways next week. 

 

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New London Fares Structure - Renew NOW

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TfL's new fare structure will deliver a better deal for part-time workers, after pressure from Lib Dems. Daily Oyster fare caps are now set at 20% the cost of a week - giving the same saving as commuters who buy a weekly ticket. The overall fare rise will be 2.5% over 2014.

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Lib Dems celebrate two million apprentices

4,700 young people in Hackney are among the record two million apprentices who have started training since 2010 thanks to Lib Dem action in government.

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Hackney South parliamentary campaigner, Ben Mathis welcomed the milestone:

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Communities Minister commends inter-faith harmony in Cazenove

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Stephen Williams MP, Lib Dem Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, visited Hackney on Wednesday for a meeting with councillors and representatives of the Muslim and Jewish communities.

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Hackney Schools to get £17.12 million boost for disadvantaged pupils

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Thousands of primary school children in Hackney will get a boost next year thanks to increased funding for the Pupil Premium - one of the flagship Lib Dem initiatives brought in by the coalition government.

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Hackney Lib Dems choose parliamentary candidates

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Local residents, Simon de Deney and Ben Mathis have been selected to contest the 2015 general election for Hackney Liberal Democrats. 

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Cllr Abraham Jacobson opens new Hackney Post Office

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The new Post Office at 244 Dalston Lane was opened this week by Hackney Liberal Democrat councillor, Abraham Jacobson.

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Extra cash for 18,000 Hackney pensioners

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People on the state pension are already getting more each week thanks to Lib Dems in government - and now we want to go even further - says Sylvia Anderson, former Clissold councillor and Hackney Liberal Democrat spokesperson for the third age.

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