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Campaigning in the Hampton Wick by-election

Caroline Pidgeon AM was delighted to join her Assembly colleague Cllr Stephen Knight AM and other local Lib Dems out campaigning in Hampton Wick ward in Twickenham in the recent by-election.

The result took the previously safe Conservative ward and new Lib Dem Cllr Geraldine Locke was elected with 43% of the vote.

Campaigning for fantastic Kingston by-election win

Caroline Pidgeon AM was delighted to campaign and support Cllr Jon Tolly, the new Lib Dem Councillor for The Grove ward in Kingston who was elected in a stunning by-election victory on Thursday 16th July.

Caroline helped out several times and looks forward to working with Jon in his ward.

Helping in the Wallington South By-election

Following the tragic death of Sutton Deputy Leader Cllr Colin Hall there was a by-election in Wallington South Ward with fantastic local candidate Steve Cook, just after the General Election. Caroline went to help Steve and the local Lib Dems many times in the campaign and was delighted that Cllr Steve Cook was elected to represent the area.

Read all about the campaign here.

Campaigning in Bermondsey and Old Southwark

Caroline Pidgeon AM has spent most of the General Election campaigning for Simon Hughes MP in Bermondsey.

The reception on the doorstep has been really positive and lots of people have been out on the doors including Tim Farron MP and Liz Lynne former MEP and MP, as well as Baroness Sarah Ludford and our local Lib Dem Councillors and activists from across the capital and beyond.

Campaigning in Muswell Hill

Caroline joined Lynne Featherstone MP and a fantastic team in Hornsey including Baroness Northover, Stephen Knight AM, local councillors and Mike Tuffrey, Chair of the London region party, out on the doors in Muswell Hill on 22nd April.

It was fantastic to be out and about talking to lots of local residents and to hear first hand the difference Lynne has made in the area as a dynamic and first class MP" commented Caroline.

Out and about in Twickenham

Caroline Pidgeon AM joined her colleague Stephen Knight AM and other local Lib Dem campaigners in Twickenham to campaign to re-elect Vince Cable MP.

The team enjoyed a sunny day out on the streets in Hampton and had a good response on the doorstep.

"Vince is so respected as both a local MP and as a national political figure. It was lovely to talk to local people about their concerns and to get support for Vince" commented Caroline.

Campaigning for Ed Davey in Kingston

Caroline joined local activists in Kingston on Sunday 26th April to campaign to re-elect Ed Davey as their local MP.

Caroline joined Ed and other Lib Dems talking to local residents in Norbiton.

"There was huge support for Ed from the residents I spoke to. Ed has been a strong MP and championed local concerns that really affect local people's every day lives" commented Caroline.

Campaigning in Sutton

Caroline spent Saturday 25th April in Sutton campaigning for our two MPs Tom Brake and Paul Burstow.

Caroline joined teams in Wallington South in the morning for Tom and then out in Sutton West with Cllr Wendy Mathys in the afternoon.

"It was great to hear from local people about our hard working local MPs and the work they have done and continue to do to save St Helier's hospital." commented Caroline.


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