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  • Article: Sep 26, 2016

    Last Saturday (24th September), Jeremy Corbyn was re-elected as Labour Leader. Meanwhile Labour's Poll ratings have fallen to their lowest ever.

    The re-election of Jeremy Corbyn means that Labour's internal war will continue. He has the support of only one in five Labour MPs, noticeably not including Chesterfield's Labour MP, who resigned from the shadow cabinet in an attempt to force Jeremy Corbyn to resign earlier this year. Labour can't even form an opposition, never mind an alternative Government.

  • Article: Aug 13, 2016

    What a furore there has been! The debate surrounding Chesterfield Borough Council's application to remain within the Sheffield City Region Enterprise Partnership and seek full membership has similarities with the recent EU referendum in that punchlines and soundbites look to have won the day rather than detail.

  • Petition: Jul 20, 2016

    Right now millions of Europeans live, work and study in Great Britain. We are family, friends, colleagues and neighbours.

    Europeans in Britain, you have a right to stay. We demand the UK government GUARANTEE that you can.

    Help us give security to every European in Britain and guarantee their #RightToStay - sign this petition and add your voice to ours:

  • Article: Mar 4, 2016

    Talk of devolution has been around for a long time and our connection with Sheffield City region is well established, Chesterfield Liberal Democrats actually instigated the link during our period of control.

    Central government has pressed for widespread devolution in order to ensure better regional partnership working. At Chesterfield we have benefitted greatly from our positive links with SCR but, until recently, had been unable to become full partners. New enhanced legislation has now made that possible.

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