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Welcome to the Leicester City Liberal Democrats Website

The Liberal Democrats exist to build and safeguard a fair, free and open society, in which we seek to balance the fundamental values of liberty, equality and community, and in which no-one shall be enslaved by poverty, ignorance or conformity.

Recent updates

  • 2015 Euro Referendum Campaign Footer
    Article: Feb 10, 2016
    By Phil Knowles
    Breaking News
    Lib Dem Pro EU Credentials will be underlined later today with Media Launch event in London this afternoon.
    Speakers will include Tim Farron and Catherine Bearder. It is hoped that the event will be filmed and available on the Party Websites.
    Kind regards.
  • Lib Dem logo
    Article: Feb 8, 2016
    By Paul Haydon (Press Officer, Catherine Bearder MEP)

    South East England
    Date: 05/02/2015
    Contact: Paul Haydon, +32 4837 36457
    Embargo: Immediate
    Cameron visit to European Parliament must be an "open debate not backroom deal"
    Commenting on the news that David Cameron will be visiting the European Parliament in Brussels on February 16th for a meeting with political group leaders, Liberal Democrat MEP Catherine Bearder commented:
  • 2016-02 Melton Mowbray EU Debate Stall 1
    Article: Feb 8, 2016
    By George Smid

    In a dark, dark town, there was a dark, dark park. In the dark, dark park, there was a dark, dark path. On the dark, dark path, there was a dark, dark table. And around that dark, dark table there was a joyful group.

    The town was Melton Mowbray, the dark place was in front of the Baptist Church and the joyful group were campaigners who were there to make sure that Better Off Out campaign will not have it all their way.

  • Keep Britain in Europe
    Article: Feb 8, 2016
    By Leicester City Liberal Democrats on behalf of the European Movement
    We will be organising a cross party EU Referendum stall on 20th February in Leicester under the umbrella of European Movement. The purpose is to 'be seen and heard' in the more and more divisive and marginal campaign. http://www.theweek.co.uk/eu-referendum/65461/eu-referendum-poll-support-for-brexit-highest-in-two-years

    Please come and help us, we will be collecting signature for the support to REMAIN in the EU.
  • Keep Britain in Europe
    Event: Feb 20, 2016 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Gallowtree Gate, Leicester, near the Clock Tower

    We are organising a cross party EU Referendum stall on Saturday 20th February on Leicester's Gallowtree Gate under the umbrella of the European Movement. The purpose is 'to be seen and heard' in the more divisive and marginal campaign.

    Please come and help us; we will be collecting signature support to remain in the EU.

  • Event: Mar 3, 2016
    153 Granby Street, Leicester.

    Why not join us for an evening of South Asian Dining at the Kayal Restaurant , 153 Granby Street, Leicester on Thursday 3rd March from 7.15pm.

    The Kayal is situated on Granby Street close to the junction with London Road and is a short distance from the Clock Tower or Leicester Railway Station.

    Please can you let Scott know at scott.kennedy-Lount@leicester-libdems.org.uk by Sunday 28th February to advice if you wish to come so numbers can be given to the restaurant.

  • Event: Feb 18, 2016 7:00 PM
    The Ale Wagon, Charles Street, Leicester (on the corner with Rutland Street)

    Join us for the monthly Liberal Drinks get together at the Ale Wagon, Charles, Street Leicester from 7pm on Thursday 21st January and subsequently every 3rd Thursday of every month thereafter.

    Dates for Liberal Drinks 2016:

    February 18

    March 17

    April 21

    May 19

    June 16

    July 21

    August 18

    Sept 15 (Just before Federal Autumn Conference in Brighton)

  • Article: Feb 2, 2016
    By Alison Rouse


    We have our "Early Doors Fringe" at 9:30am:

    JANET GRAUBERG: "Education for Real Life - towards a Lib Dem education policy for 2020"
    An interaction session hosted by Secretary of the Liberal Democrat Education Association, Janet Grauberg. Former advisor to Sarah Teather, Liberal Democrat Education Minister, and former Lead Member for Children and Young People at the London Borough of Camden.

  • 2016-02 EU Referendum Debate, Melton
    Article: Feb 2, 2016
    By George Smid

    Please do come to the IN and OUT debate at Melton Mowbray tomorrow (Wednesday, 3. February 2016, 7pm) to support our ex-MEP Bill Newton Dunn. (Poster enclosed)

    The debate is held at Baptist Church, Leicester Road, Melton Mowbray, LE13 0FA.

    To stay IN we have to get OUT.

    If you can, come; if you can't, send your chum.

    See you there!


  • Tim Farron Holocaust Memorial Day
    Article: Feb 2, 2016
    By Alison Rouse in www.timfarron.co.uk

    This week local MP Tim Farron signed the Holocaust Educational Trust's Book of Commitment, to pledge his commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day and honour those who were murdered during the Holocaust. Tim also paid tribute to the extraordinary Holocaust survivors who work tirelessly to educate young people.