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Lib Dems pull off shock victory in Richmond Park by-election as Zac is thrown out

A ‘shockwave to Downing Street’ has, last night, been pulled off by the Liberal Democrats, with Sarah Olney defeating Zac Goldsmith in the Richmond Park by-election. Lib Dem challenger Ms Olney overturned Mr Goldsmith’s 23,015 majority to win by 1,872 votes. The

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Lib Dems eye victory over Zac Goldsmith in Richmond Park

Party predicts its candidate, Sarah Olney, will defeat former London mayoral candidate in Thursday’s byelection

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#YourVoice: Richmond Park offers a first glimpse at a changed political landscape

The battle between Zac Goldsmith and Sarah Olney has Brexit and Heathrow as intriguing subplots

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Polls open in Richmond Park for by-election

POLLS have opened across Richmond and Kingston today for a by-election in the Richmond Park constituency. The contest was triggered by the resignation of the former Conservative MP Zac Goldsmith, over Heathrow expansion.   There are eight candidates standing, including Mr Goldsmith who is

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Candidate profile: Sarah Olney

Name: Sarah Olney Party: Liberal Democrat Constituency: Richmond Park Previous election history: None Biography: Sarah works locally as an accountant at the National Physical Laboratory in Teddington. Sarah lives locally in North Kingston with her husband Ben, and their two children.

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#LibDemFightback: Bob Geldof slams Goldsmith over Brexit and endorses Lib Dems

Bob Geldof has slammed Zac Goldsmith for being the “poster-boy” of the Brexiteers and backed the Liberal Democrats in tomorrow’s by-election in Richmond Park, as he comes to campaign with the party’s candidate Sarah Olney in the constituency this afternoon. Speaking in

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Local Greens criticise Caroline Lucas over Richmond Park byelection

Leading Green party members within the Richmond Park constituency have condemned Caroline Lucas’s decision to back the Liberal Democrat candidate against Zac Goldsmith in the byelection this week and called on their members to vote for Labour’s Christian Wolmar instead. Clare Keogh,

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#RichmondPark: Lib Dems demand £17m emergency boost to NHS in Richmond and Kingston

The Liberal Democrats have called on the Chancellor to include £4 billion of emergency funding for the NHS and care in tomorrow’s Autumn Statement, which would amount to around £17 million for the NHS and £8m for social care in Richmond

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Tim Farron responds to Heathrow breaking climate change law

Plans to expand Heathrow Airport are set to breach the Government’s climate change laws, as the Committee on Climate Change says the business plan for Heathrow projects a 15% increase in aviation emissions by 2050. Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron

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#LibDemFightback: Olney backs Friends of Richmond Park to protect landscape

Sarah Olney has backed Friends of Richmond Park after they complained that an historic view from of St Paul’s from Richmond has been desecrated by a giant development that appears to break planning guidelines. The Liberal Democrat by-election candidate has written

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