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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: May 18, 2015

    The questions below are those asked by the Liberal Democrat group in Ealing following a large number of questions which they had been asked concerning the proposals by Labour-run Ealing Council to introduce two wheelie bins.

    The Liberal Democrat party in Ealing feel that the proposals do not address the concerns of many residents in the borough, especially the lack of space to store two additional wheelie bins. Also because the Council has not managed to efficiently collect waste and recyclables, and keep our streets tidy, over the past three years there is little hope that they will be able to manage these proposed changes.

  • Jon Ball at the launch of the 2015 Liberal Democrat manifesto.
    Article: Apr 15, 2015

    Today the Liberal Democrats lanched our manifesto for the General Election with plans to balance the books but to do so fairly.

    Ealing Central & Acton candidate Jon Ball, who was at the launch, commented on what he feels are the most important policies for Ealing:

    "Firstly, we in the Liberal Democrats are committed to investing an extra £8bn a year in the NHS by 2020 to enable our health service to cope with medical inflation and an aging population. This would mean an extra £57.6m a year extra for the Ealing Clinical Commissioning Group to spend on healthcare here in Ealing.

  • 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:

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.

* Postcode database provided by mysociety. This database contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2010; Royal Mail data © Royal Mail copyright and database right 2010 (Code-Point Open); Office for National Statistics data © Crown copyright and database right 2010 (NSPD Open) and © Crown copyright 2004 (Super Output Areas).