Callum Robertson

Liberal Democrat - Clacton, Frinton and Walton Learn more

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LGBT+ History Month

by callumrobertson on 16 February, 2020

The Liberal Democrats have a proud history of standing up for the rights of the LGBT+ community. A timeline of events In the 1970’s, we began to campaign for equal treatment In 1991 we began to campaign for an equal age of consent In 2003, Lib Dem Leader Ed Davey successfully repealed section 28 In […]

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Thank you

by callumrobertson on 16 February, 2020

I want to take a moment to say a massive thank you to the people of Clacton, Frinton and Walton, who chose to go out and support me to be our MP. Unfortunately, we did not make it this time, but that is not to say that we did badly. In the 2014 Clacton by-election, […]

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Lib Dem values mean we champion our role in Europe

by callumrobertson on 3 December, 2019

Clacton voted over 70% to leave, in this general election, many candidates are vying to be our communities’ next MP, however, I am standing up strongly as the voice of remain. Writing a letter in the Clacton and Frinton Gazette, this week, I stood up unashamedly for our pro-immigration and pro-Europe policies.

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Why I’m backing eco-initiatives, article

by callumrobertson on 3 December, 2019

Recently, as the Lib Dem Candidate for Clacton, I outlined my plans for tackling the Climate Emergency through practical action. My six point plan to tackle the climate crisis addresses the need for national, international and local action. Plant 60 million trees Invest in another Green Investment Bank to replicate the success of the first […]

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Standing up against library closures!

by callumrobertson on 29 September, 2019

The callous plans by Conservative run Essex County Council to shut libraries, cutting nearly 1 million people off from a free educational resource, need to be stopped That is why I have been active in the anti-library cut campaign, speaking at the Save Our Libraries Rally in Chelmsford, as well as delivering leaflets in Clacton […]

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Why I am standing to be the MP for Clacton:

by callumrobertson on 29 September, 2019

Please see this article about how I want to bridge the divide between leave voters and remain voters and help us fix the mess our politics is in, to allow us to focus on the problems like poverty, job insecurity and climate change that really matter.

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More than just a political party; we have fun too!

by callumrobertson on 29 September, 2019

The Lib Dems work hard for Clacton, our local team in Burrsville came just 42 votes off winning in 2019 and Clacton North Cllr Andy Woods works really hard. However, we are not always about serious politics, we have lovely fundraising dinners which are really good and family friendly. If you want to come along […]

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Bridging the divide: how to make our community prosper

by callumrobertson on 29 September, 2019

Clacton is a great place, there are few that have a character quite like it. However, it is also a place that has great wealth that goes alongside worryingly high unemployment rates and deprivation. However, we need to be a community that is resilient, this is why I was brilliantly impressed when I read about […]

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The Liberal Democrats are almost unique among UK parties in the sense that we are membership led, this means that it isn’t the leadership who decide everything, it is normal people like you and me. This can be transformative, for example the Equal Marriage Act that enables LGBT+ people to marry who they love originated […]

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By-election in Clacton East

by callumrobertson on 29 September, 2019

Upon the resignation of Councillor Colin Sargeant, there is a by-election in the County Council seat of Clacton East. In this election, 6 candidates are vying for your vote to represent the community at Essex County Council. The Conservatives are running Councillor Chris Amos, Labour are running Geoff Ely, the Greens are running Chris Southall, […]

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