Chris Adams for Greenwich & Woolwich

Dr Chris Adams is a lifelong pro-European and campaigned hard for a Remain vote during the Referendum last year. A committed Liberal Democrat, he joined the party in February 2013.

As an academic historian, Chris worked as a tutor at in the History Department at Aberystwyth University, before moving to work in Parliament with the MP for Ceredigion, Mark Williams. Working in Westminster, Chris championed the rights of neglected children, helping to draft legislation to make psychological abuse of children a criminal offence.

In his spare time Chris enjoys going for walks in Greenwich Park and along the Thames Path, reading historical fiction and swimming.

"This election is a chance for Greenwich and Woolwich to have its voice heard and change the direction of our country.

"If you want to avoid a disastrous Hard Brexit, if you want to keep Britain in the Single Market, if you want Britain to have a decent opposition – this is your chance.

"Matthew Pennycook has given a green light to a Hard Brexit, by voting for it despite the express will of his constituents in Greenwich and Woolwich who voted decisively to Remain in June last year.

"I will commit here and now to do everything in my power to keep Britain in Europe and in the Single Market. I am asking for the people of Greenwich and Woolwich to give me a mandate to be your voice in Parliament, so I can vote to do just that.

"It is the Liberal Democrats who are the real opposition to the Conservative Brexit Government and we are the only party fighting for a Britain that is open, tolerant and united."

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