Alex Hegenbarth

Stop the dangerous and draconian Police Bill

The Tewkesbury Liberal Democrats have called for the bill which takes away our freedoms to be stopped in its tracks.

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Alex calls on government to make vaccination for teachers a priority

Alex Hegenbarth, Parliamentary Spokesperson for the Tewkesbury Liberal Democrats, calls on local MP Laurence Robertson to support their bid to see local teachers prioritised for the Covid-19 vaccine.

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Lib Dems condemn government go-head to allow bee-killing pesticide banned by EU

The government is to allow the use in England of a pesticide that has been banned by the European Union because it kills bees.

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Lib Dems call for a "level playing field" for small shops over Christmas

The Tewkesbury Liberal Democrats have today called for a “level playing field” to help small high streets compete with internet giants in the run up to Christmas.

The Liberal Democrat fear local shops hit by decreased footfall during the coronavirus pandemic will continue to struggle and have therefore proposed a new scheme in a similar vein to how the Eat Out to Help Out scheme aided restaurants.

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Tewkesbury MP throws local farmers under the combine

The Liberal Democrats have warned Laurence Robertson should “hang his head in shame” for voting against measures to protect high environmental and animal welfare standards.

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Cheltenham A&E still closed, despite growing demand

Local NHS bosses are keeping Cheltenham A&E closed. They say it’s only temporary because of staff sickness and other pressures from Covid19, but despite heroic efforts by frontline NHS staff, Gloucester A&E is struggling to cope. It was failing waiting targets every month even before the pandemic.

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Tewkesbury MP votes against helping struggling families

Tewkesbury MP Laurence Robertson voted not to fund free school meals during school holidays despite fears that unemployment may sky-rocket over the next few weeks. Many families, already living in poverty, have seen their earnings slashed and work dry up due to the impact of the pandemic.

 

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Lib Dems call on Laurence Robertson MP to back international law

Following the Government's decision to introduce legislation which would undermine key aspects of the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement, Tewkesbury Liberal Democrat's parliamentary spokesperson Alex Hegenbarth is calling on local MP Laurence Robertson to clarify his stance on adherence to international law.

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Let's get better broadband for everyone

Alex Hegenbarth, Parliamentary Spokesperson for the Liberal Democrats in the Tewkesbury constituency, is calling on the Government to take action on companies who are promising better broadband but failing to deliver it in many areas of the constituency. 

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Alex calls on government to continue to protect jobs in Gloucestershire

Alex Hegenbarth has joined calls to make sure the furlough scheme isn't ended too soon as it would be a disaster for thousands of families and businesses across the county.

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