An early June General Election is a wonderful opportunity for voters to decide what sort of government we want.
Do we want a Tory government, determined to forge ahead with a hard Brexit, cutting ourselves off from Europe in such a way that we would be shooting ourselves in the foot?
Or do we want a government that reflects an open and tolerant Nation, that values our relationship with Europe?
The chance to clarify what Brexit actually means feels like a large weight has been lifted from the shoulders.
The fact that 1000 people joined the Liberal Democrats within an hour of the announcement by the Prime Minister tells me that there are a lot of like minded people, determined to ensure our country takes a more progressive path than that offered by the two main parties,
Councillor David Harrison,
Leader, New Forest District Liberal Democrats,
Mustard Trouser wearer