Former Watford Green candidate joins Lib Dems, praising Mayoral candidate Peter Taylor

Former Watford parliamentary candidate for the Greens, Alex Murray, has joined the Liberal Democrats and was welcomed to the Party by Deputy Leader Jo Swinson, Party Chair Ian Stotesbury and Mayoral candidate Peter Taylor.

From the Watford Observer:

Alex Murray, who challenged for the Watford seat at the 2017 General Election, defected to the Lib Dems after witnessing the party’s work in his hometown.

He said: “I have been impressed with the record of the Liberal Democrat team locally.

“They have improved [Watford’s] parks and open spaces and we have an excellent recycling service.

“I am pleased that their mayoral candidate, Peter Taylor, has put improving bus services and introducing a bike hire scheme at the top of his list of priorities.

“At a national level I support the party’s commitment to let the people have their say on the Brexit deal.”

If you want to welcome Alex to the party, you have the chance to do so at their big Campaign Day on 24 March.  

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One Comment

  • Lorenzo Cherin 2nd Mar '18 - 5:35pm

    Welcome Alex, great to work in harmony with the Greens, most of us here ae environmentalists through and through.

    Peter is an excellent candidate , already a deputy mayor, and good to see our very own deputy leader Jo there too, !

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