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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

  • Event: Mar 23, 2018 7:00 PM
    Konak, Turkish cuisine, 136 London Road, Leicester

    The next Leicester Liberal Democrats Dining Night will take place next Friday, 23rd March at Konak, 136 London Road, Leicester.

    The theme this month is Turkish cuisine.

    Please email Dining.Night@Leicester-Libdems.org.uk to reserve a place by next Tuesday 20th March.

    Konak is close to the junction on Evington Road and Granville Road; car parking available at Victoria Park. Konak is a short distance from Leicester station on London Road. Bus services, 31 to Oadby, 54 Goodwood and 22 Evington pass the restaurant.

  • Event: Mar 31, 2018 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Gallowtree Gate, Leicester

    As part of the Liberal Democrats "Exit from Brexit" campaign there will be a stall close to the Clock Tower on Saturday 31st March from midday until 2pm.

    Any assistance you can offer gratefully appreciated.

  • Nigel Porter
    Article: Feb 25, 2018
    By Leicester Liberal Democrats in Leicester Mercury

    Leicester City Council are expected to spend between £1.8million and £2 million on renovating the back of the Corn Exchange in Leicester's Market Place in the coming weeks. The current back of the building appears in a sorry state since the demolition of the Indoor Market. The plan is to place a large screen to cover up, vents, ducts and fire escapes.

  • Article: Feb 25, 2018
    By Leicester Liberal Democrats

    The next Leicester Liberal Democrats Dining Night will take place in March on Friday the 23rd and in April on Monday the 23rd.

    Venues will be advised over the next few days.

    February's was held last Friday at Everest Dine - Nepalese Gurkhas and Indian Restuarant on Belgrave Gate in the city centre. Members of the local party were joined by members from North-West Leicestershire for a wide selection of cuisine from the award winning restaurant.

  • Article: Feb 25, 2018
    By Leicester Liberal Democrats

    Leicester Liberal Democrats were strongly represented at yesterday's East Midlands Regional Conference held in Derby. Party members had a variety of debates, including Brexit, Reform of the House of Lords and fairer funding for the East Midlands Region from the government.

    Besides the well attended fringe meetings members listened to keynote speeches from Baroness Lorely Burt, Liberal Democrats Equality Spokesperson, in the morning session and closing speech by Baroness Susan Kramer, Liberal Democrats Treasury spokesperson.

  • Article: Feb 25, 2018
    By Leicester Liberal Democrats

    Leicester City residents face an increase in Council Tax and cuts around £20m in services after this weeks Leicetster City Council budget held on Wednesday February 21st. The Liberal Democrats did not vote to support the Labour run Council cuts who put the blame firmly at the Conservative government at Westminster.

  • Article: Feb 20, 2018
    By John Shoesmith

    Politics and Passion - Land Value Tax
    Thursday 8th March 2018

    Members and their guests are invited to a social evening at Sir Barnes Wallis at Ripley on Thursday March 8th at 7.30pm. Our guest will be William Davison, who will be speaking on the topic of Land Value Tax.

    William Davison will talk about Land Value Tax, a topic that has been central to Liberal thinking since the time of Lloyd George. Land Value Tax would provide the community with a share of the huge financial gains that can be made by simply owning land. It is especially relevant at a time when young people struggle to afford a home, and when wealth is so unfairly shared.

  • Event: Apr 19, 2018 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 19th January and subsequently every 3rd Thursday of every month thereafter.

    Dates for Liberal Drinks 2018:

    February 15

    March 15

    April 19

    May 17

    June 21

    July 19

    August 16

    Sept 20

    October 18

    November 15

  • Article: Feb 15, 2018
    By Conference Team


    Saturday 24th February 2018 - 9:15-4:30pm

    City of Derby Academy, Farmhouse Road, Derby DE24 3AR

    Come and join us at our Spring Gathering

    The Conference will be opened by our morning keynote Baroness Lorely Burt

    Our afternoon keynote speaker is Baroness Susan Kramer

  • Article: Jan 31, 2018
    By Leicester Liberal Democrats

    The February 2018 Leicester Liberal Democrats Dining Night will take place on Friday 23rd at 7pm.

    The theme for February is Gurkhas Nepalese and Indian at Everest Dine, 61 Belgrave Gate in Leicester City Centre; a very short walk from Leicester's Haymarket and St Margarets Bus Station. The Haymarket Car Park is close by. Leicester Railway Station is approximately half mile walk.