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Visiting my old Southwark council ward

Caroline visited her old ward of Newington in Southwark, and was joined by a group of Southwark Lib Dem campaigners to speak to local residents about the upcoming Mayoral elections.

Caroline said, “I love returning to my old ward in Southwark where I was a councillor for 12 years to speak to the local residents. It was great to see so many friendly faces and we received a very positive response to our London Mayoral policies.”

Door knocking in Greenwich and meeting local campaign groups

Caroline went door knocking in Plumstead, Greenwich with local Lib Dem campaigners and spoke about a range of local issues. Caroline then went on to meet with the No to Silvertown Tunnel campaign group to discuss their concerns about the scheme, and the health effects to locals of having a greater volume of traffic in the local area.

Out campaigning in Islington with Terry Stacey

Caroline Pidgeon went out campaigning in Islington with the Liberal Democrat London Assembly Candidate for the North East constituency, Terry Stacey. They campaigned on Caroline’s Half Price Fares before Half Past Seven and to save the 277 bus route from being cut before it reaches Highbury and Islington – a policy which local residents do not want.

Discussing the EU referendum with local people in Bromley

Caroline Pidgeon spent the afternoon in Bromley with the local Liberal Democrat candidate for the London Assembly Bromley and Bexley constituency, Julie Ireland. They met with residents to discuss local issues, then went on to meet the Britain Stronger In Europe cross-party campaigners to lend their support.

Talking to local residents and businesses in Bexley

Caroline Pidgeon had a great visit to Bexley to meet with the local Liberal Democrat candidate for the London Assembly Bromley and Bexley constituency, Julie Ireland. They started in Bexleyheath talking to passengers about Caroline’s Half Price Fares before Half Past Seven campaign, and then moved onto Sidcup to meet local businesses.

Out campaigning with local Lib Dems in Kingston

Caroline Pidgeon went out door knocking in Kingston with local Lib Dem London Assembly candidates Emily Davey, Merlene Emerson and Rosina Robson.

They had a great response on the doorstep to policies such as half price fares before half past seven and childcare plans. Caroline is passionate about ensuring there is wrap-around childcare available for parents across London with earlier starts and later finishes, to enable them to go back to work more easily.

Out and about in Haringey

Caroline Pidgeon went out campaigning with local Lib Dem campaigners in Crouch End to speak to local residents. She was joined by local London Assembly Lib Dem candidate for Enfield and Haringey Nicholas da Costa and campaigner Dawn Barnes. They received a great response on the doorstep.

Caroline pledges to tackle poor air quality in Camden

Caroline Pidgeon was out in the Euston Road area of Camden with Councillor Flick Rea, London Assembly Lib Dem candidate for Barnet and Camden Zack Polanski, and local activists. They were assessing the poor air quality and congestion in the local area. Caroline is passionate about improving London’s air quality.

Caroline said:

“Congestion is not just a huge inconvenience but also damaging to people’s health. It creates a huge economic bill for businesses due to delays, longer delivery times and staff arriving late for work

Now more than ever we need to face up to the implications of London’s growing population and that must mean using the Congestion Charge in a far smarter way.

Tackling London’s air pollution must also mean tough action against diesel vehicles. Using the Congestion Charge to deter diesel vehicles from central London in places like Camden could be a game changer in tackling air pollution in London.”

Save Kneller Hall

Caroline Pidgeon visited Twickenham to campaign with the local Lib Dems to save Knellar Hall. The MoD has proposed to dispose of this Grade II listed building and grounds to make room for housing.

Campaigning in Redbridge

Caroline Pidgeon joined the Redbridge Lib Dems with Councillor Gwyneth Deakins and Liberal Democrat London Assembly candidate for Havering and Redbridge Ian Sanderson. They were out speaking to local residents and also collecting signatures for improvements at Charlie Brown roundabout.

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