Revealed: Top ten Tory MPs at risk from Blue Wall backlash at local elections

Analysis has revealed the top ten Conservative MPs at risk following the Liberal Democrat surge at the local elections.

The “Blue Wall backlash” would see the likes of Hitchin and Harpenden MP Bim Afolami and Deputy Prime Minister Dominic Raab lose their seats at the next General Election.

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Help protect our local environment

We are supporting local residents in their campaign to restore a precious chalk stream meadow in rural Pirton, Hitchwood, Offa and Hoo, which is under threat from housing development by Hertfordshire County Council.

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Outgoing NFU Deputy President joins Hitchin & Harpenden Lib Dems team

  • Former Conservative Councillor and outgoing NFU Deputy President Stuart Roberts becomes member of the Liberal Democrats and will help write the party’s new farming policies
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Bim Afolami must sack law-breaking Boris Johnson

Hitchin and Harpenden’s Liberal Democrats have called on local Conservative MP Bim Afolami to sack Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak following the revelation that both are to be fined over lockdown-breaking parties at Number 10.

The Liberal Democrats are also calling for Parliament to be recalled immediately so MPs can hold a vote of no confidence in Boris Johnson as Prime Minister, following the revelation that both he and Rishi Sunak are to be fined over lockdown-breaking parties at Number 10.

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Spring Statement: Families in Hitchin and Harpenden to pay the price for Chancellor's failure

The Liberal Democrats have slammed the Spring Statement as a "massive missed opportunity" to help families in Hitchin and Harpenden.

The party has called for the standard rate of VAT to be reduced from 20% to 17.5% for one year. It comes after the Chancellor's lacklustre Spring Statement failed to adequately protect local families from soaring bills and the Conservatives' worsening cost of living crisis.

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‘Lib Dems rout Tories across Hitchin’ - Press reaction

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Lib Dems increase vote in Hitchin by-elections

In Hitchin by-elections called following the sad death of Paul Clark, the Lib Dems have retained both seats with an increased share of the vote.


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Hitchin and Harpenden commuters hit with £200 hike in rail fares

  • Liberal Democrats call for fare freeze as cost of living crisis worsens.


  • Annual season ticket for Hitchin and Harpenden commuters into London rises by most in a decade.


  • This affects over 1 in 6 workers in Hitchin and Harpenden.
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Local water companies make staggering profits while dumping sewage in our rivers

The water companies which service Hitchin and Harpenden make staggering £879 million profit despite dumping sewage in our local rivers

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Luton Airport Expansion - what does it mean for you?

Find out more about the Expansion plans -  there are public consultation meetings this week:- 
15th Feb: Luton: St Margaret of Scotland Church, (3pm - 8pm)
16th Feb: Markyate Village Hall, (3pm - 8pm)
18th Feb: Stevenage, Stevenage Arts and Leisure Centre, (3 pm - 8 pm)  
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