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Welcome to Ealing Central & Acton Lib Dems

This site has news and information about the Liberal Democrats in the Ealing Central & Acton constituency.

Following boundary changes, the constituency now covers Acton, Southfield, Ealing Common, Walpole, Hanger Hill and Ealing Broadway. The Shepherds Bush part of the previous Ealing, Acton & Shepherds Bush constituency is no longer within our constituency.

Jon Ball, who was the Lib Dem candidate at the general election in May 2010, is the parliamentary spokesperson for Ealing Central and Acton. At the election Jon polled 13,041, which is the highest vote ever recorded for a Liberal or Liberal Democrat in the area; it now requires a swing of just over 5% for the Liberal Democrats to win.

Recent News From Ealing Central and Acton

  • Article: Mar 12, 2015

    The Liberal Democrats have long been campaigning to give renters a better deal. This week, the Deregulation Bill was passed by the House of Lords which prevents tenants from 'revenge evictions', and returns to the House of Commons for amendments. The data for the percentage of housing in the private rented sector for each Ealing Borough constituency, according to the UK Polling Report, is as follows:

  • Article: Mar 6, 2015
    By Cllr Gary Malcolm in http://garymalcolm.blogspot.co.uk/

    In Ealing, things are improving as we see that crime is down, there are more people in employment and millions of residents have been taken on apprenticeships across the country.

    Those running Ealing Town Hall, like to take the credit for the improvements to our education system, however they forget to mention that the majority of money comes directly from the coalition Government.

    So when our primary and secondary schools are maintained, expanded and improved, large chunks of money comes from the government.Liberal Democrats believe in giving every child a fair start in life. That's why we put an extra £2.5bn into schools each year from our 'Pupil Premium', as promised in the 2010 election manifesto. The money is targeted at those that need the most help, to achieve equality of opportunity.

    In just one year seven schools in our borough received the following amounts:

  • Article: Feb 26, 2015

    Despite there being many reasons why Ealing Council should not close Carlton Road Day Centre, a Council committee decided to shut the day centre this week.

    In the meeting it was clear that when shut, the users, many who have profound physical and learning disabilities, will be offered sub standard care elsewhere - many outside the borough. Some locations are not suitable for the many users who have wheelchairs. Also the social element to the day centre will be lost when users are split up and forced to locations individually or in small groups.

    It is expected that the day centre will close this Summer and the building will be sold by Ealing Council, possibly for expensive flats.

    It is a scandal that Labour-run Ealing Council continue to close day centres especially when we have shown that there are alternatives to providing the quality service at the same location or elsewhere in the borough. In a meeting recently, one senior Labour Councillor said: "We will do worse things in the future." Scandalous.

    The Liberal Democrats thank all of those who have shown an interest in this issue and helped in the campaign collecting signatures and delivering leaflets about the matter.

  • Article: Feb 21, 2015

    Despite the rain and the cold weather, it was a wonderful Southfield Ward Forum meeting in St Albans Church. Since the church was saved from being converted into a number of luxury flats we looked forward to using the venue for public meetings.

    The meeting was kicked off by Rev Mike Tufnell who updated residents of future events to be held in the large church. Although I am not religious, churches like St Albans are amazing places due to the arhitecture and the stained glass windows. The next Ward Panel meeting that will take place in the church we hope to be in the Summer.

Contact Details

Address: 24 Antrobus Road, Chiswick, W4.

Tel: 020 8752 1247 or 07813 205218

Email: jon@ealinglibdems.org.uk

Please see the news stories to see the campaigns the local Liberal Democrats are running in our area. Contact us if you can help in any way, whether it be to deliver FOCUS newsletters, take part in policy development or help at elections.

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