Daisy Cooper

Daisy appointed Liberal Democrat health spokesperson

Daisy Cooper MP has been appointed health and social care spokesperson for the Liberal Democrat party. Continue reading

Scrap school testing for young children, says Daisy Cooper MP

The MP for St Albans and the chief executive of a St Albans-headquartered early years association are supporting calls for Reception Baseline Assessments – which are given to children aged four in schools – to be abandoned. Continue reading

Daisy calls on government to fund leaseholders facing devastating bills

Daisy Cooper, the MP for St Albans, has called on the government and the new housing minister, Michael Gove, to make adequate funds available to compensate leaseholders now facing massive bills to make their properties safe after the Grenfell Tower disaster. Continue reading

Daisy presses utilities company over road disruption to residents

Daisy Cooper MP has been working to ensure that the utilities company responsible for the Redbourn Road roadworks is aware of the disruption caused by its lack of communication to residents. Continue reading

Daisy visits disabled swimming club in support of its 50th anniversary

Daisy joined members of the Salmon Disabled Swimming Club of St Albans, which celebrated its 50th anniversary by throwing a party for its members, including two who took part in the first swimming sessions half a century ago. Continue reading

More funding needed for schools, says Daisy

Daisy Cooper is calling on the government to provide more funding for schools, which she says are being put in an "unconscionable position" of having to choose between which services to cut.  Continue reading

More government funding needed for refugees, say Daisy and council leader

Daisy Cooper MP and the leader of St Albans council are calling on the government to make a more ambitious commitment to resettle refugees fleeing the Taliban, and to give St Albans district council extra funding to house and support them here. Continue reading

Daisy praises new partnership set to increase help for homeless and food poverty across Herts

Emmaus Hertfordshire and St Albans and District Food Bank have teamed up on an exciting project which will result in an increase in support for those experiencing homelessness and food poverty across the county. Continue reading

Daisy calls for a ‘rapid task force’ to keep schools open safely

Daisy Cooper is calling on the government to create a 'rapid task force' that would keep schools open and Covid-secure.  Continue reading

Review needed of ‘more costly’ and ‘less flexible’ Flexi Season train ticket

Daisy Cooper, the MP for St Albans, is calling for an urgent review of the new Flexi Season Ticket offer and reinstatement of peak-time Carnet tickets on Govia Thameslink trains. Continue reading