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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.

Campaigning in Upminster and Romford

Caroline Pidgeon was out in Liberal Democrat London Assembly candidate for Havering and Redbridge Ian Sanderson. They did a walkabout in both Upminster and Romford to talk to local residents, and to hear about the transport issues facing local people in the area.

Campaigning in Tower Hamlets

Caroline Pidgeon was out with the Liberal Democrat London Assembly candidate for the City and East London Elaine Bagshaw in Tower Hamlets. They were talking to local people in Chrisp Street Market about half price fares before half seven, the Lib Dem home building plans and the fact that Tower Hamlets Borough has £70 million of unspent money through planning gain.

Campaigning in Herne Hill to save live music venues

Caroline Pidgeon spoke at a campaign rally in Herne Hill to save our live music venues. Music iplays a huge role of our cultural scene in London. Music tourism alone generates more than £650 million per annum for the London economy, and more than 3.3 million tourists visited London in 2015 for music specifically. In fact, the O2 Arena in London sold more music tickets in 2014 than any other venue in the world.

Out and about in Tolworth

Caroline Pidgeon visited Kingston to look at the issues facing the Tolworth area. She met local Lib Dem councillors and former Member of Parliament and local campaigner Edward Davey. The group looked at the Conservative plans for high rise in the area which do not have enough affordable homes.


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