'Influential five' help celebrate International Women's Day

Five influential women involved in the business community and charity work talked about their successes and challenges at a packed event to mark International Women’s Day, hosted by St Albans MP Daisy Cooper. They included (l to r) Emma Bustamante, owner of Cositas on Holywell Hill, Ruby Raut, chief executive of Wuka, the period pants company, Alison Bainbridge, founder of St Albans-based market research business Kokoro, Lisa Reiner, managing director of the European and Asia-Pacific arm of global branding agency Beanstalk, and Laura Hussey, an environmentalist and human rights advocate. Continue reading

Outreach team helps democracy take root among Woodcraft Folk

Members of St Albans Woodcraft Folk were inspired to debate a range of issues affecting young people during a visit from MP Daisy Cooper and the UK Parliament outreach team. Continue reading

Mayor and Daisy open new office for St Albans Credit Union

The current mayor, a former mayor and the city’s MP all turned out to mark the opening of St Albans Credit Union’s new office on Holywell Hill – a community bank offering affordable loans. Continue reading

GOVERNMENT 'MUST REDUCE TIME FOR SPECIAL NEEDS ASSESSMENTS'

Daisy Cooper, the MP for St Albans, has called on the Government to reduce the time it takes to conduct special educational needs and disability (SEND) assessments. Continue reading

DAISY DELIVERS MAIDEN SPEECH AS ST ALBANS MP

Daisy spoke of the proud contribution St Albans has made to Britain’s place in the world. Continue reading

Long A&E waiting times ‘show Tories’ dismal record on NHS’

The Tories’ dismal record on the NHS is laid bare in the latest performance figures for local hospitals, according to St Albans’ Liberal Democrat parliamentary candidate Daisy Cooper. Continue reading

Daisy Cooper pledges emergency action to stop damage to planet

Emergency action to stop irreversible damage to the planet over the next 10 years was the policy pledge championed by Daisy Cooper, the Liberal Democrat candidate for St Albans, at a general election hustings on the environment. Continue reading

Rail fare rise is ‘further blow’ to St Albans commuters

The news that rail fares will rise by 2.7% in 2020 is a “further blow” for rail passengers in St Albans, according to Daisy Cooper, the Liberal Democrat parliamentary candidate in the general election. Continue reading

People’s Vote will give Lib Dems democratic mandate to stop Brexit

Liberal Democrats will stop Brexit if they have a democratic mandate to do so – including a People’s Vote – Daisy Cooper confirmed at a General Election hustings in St Albans cathedral. Continue reading

Daisy backs tech company’s call for ‘immigration system that works’

The need for an effective immigration policy to ensure the future success of hi-tech businesses in the UK was endorsed by Daisy Cooper after a visit to Imagination Technology. Continue reading