Vince Cable appoints Sarah Olney as Chief of Staff

Liberal Democrat Leader Vince Cable has made Sarah Olney one of his key appointments to his Leader's Office.

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Ed Davey: is government pushing ID cards through the backdoor?

Liberal Democrat shadow Home Secretary Ed Davey has slammed the government after news that all 3m EU citizens resident in Britain will have to apply for identity cards.

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Thank you Richmond Park & North Kingston

I am writing to thank the people of Richmond Park and North Kingston for participating in one of the closest fought elections in recent times. 

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Sarah Olney’s submission to the Heathrow Expansion Draft Airports National Policy Statement

The government announced that the “Airports National Policy Statement: new runway capacity and infrastructure at airports in the South East of England” is the necessary first stage in the process of getting consent for a Heathrow 3rd runway.

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Richmond residents face 4-hours free from aircraft noise if third runway goes ahead

Sarah Olney MP has slammed the government for not being open with residents that a third runway at Heathrow could mean just six or four hours a day respite from aircraft noise.

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May issues 'blatant threat' to EU over security in article 50 letter

Tim Farron, the Lib Dem leader, has interpreted the article 50 letter as a “blatant threat” to the EU to withdraw security cooperation if the UK does not get a good trade deal. 

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New South West Trains franchise must not rule out TfL takeover

Sarah Olney has welcomed promised improvements on the new South West Trains rail franchise which is due to start in August 2017 but has demanded that the Government explore transferring the running of suburban train services in South West London to Transport for London.

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Mortlake Brewery Public Exhibition

In recent weeks I have been approached by many residents asking me what is happening about the Mortlake Brewery; the 8.9 hectare site with a 200 metre Thames frontage being developed for residential, retail, hotel and leisure use.

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Schools face cuts to their budgets.

Questioning the Prime Minister at PMQs today (1st March) Lib Dem MP Sarah Olney slammed the government for spending millions of pounds on new free schools at the same time as existing schools face cuts to their budgets.

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President Trump's State Visit

Sarah is urging the Prime Minister to heed people's concerns and reconsider her decision for President Trump's state visit.

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