Local MP given stark warning as poll shows Liberal Democrats are favourites to win Hitchin & Harpenden

A new MRP poll from YouGov has suggested that Sam Collins and the Liberal Democrats are set to win Hitchin & Harpenden should a General Election be held tomorrow.

The poll nationally, as covered by the Mirror, shows 24 'Blue Wall' seats falling to the Lib Dems including Hitchin & Harpenden. 

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Hitchin and Harpenden’s Lib Dems call on Johnson to resign amid Sue Gray report

Hitchin and Harpenden’s Lib Dems have called on Boris Johnson to resign as the damning Sue Gray report is published and the Partygate scandal comes to a head. 

The local Liberal Democrats have accused the Conservatives of “failing the country” and added that while thousands in Hitchin and Harpenden made sacrifices, Boris Johnson’s Number 10 partied. 

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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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