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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

  • Article: Sep 18, 2018

    Gina Miller's Speech

    Gina Miller delivered an impassioned speech on the need to continue with a unified fight against Brexit.

    Let's be clear, in the debate we had in 2016 about Europe, there was scant idealism. Lies were told.

    Miller called on people to put the national interest ahead of political divisions:

  • Article: Sep 18, 2018

    Jo Swinson's Speech

    In her keynote speech Jo Swinson declared that the Liberal Democrats are the only party who will put people at the heart of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

    When society demanded better, it was liberals who delivered. The Fourth Industrial Revolution gives us the same opportunity, and Conference - we must deliver again.

  • Article: Sep 18, 2018

    Tom Brake's Speech

    The Liberal Democrat (anti-Brexit) Spokesperson set out a vision for the UK staying in the EU with a real Brexit dividend of getting out of this madness. He also had a few words for some of the individuals responsible for this continued mess:

    On Boris Johnson:

    "If that is our PM's vision of No Deal Brexit Britain, what is the Brexit Britain vision of the man widely tipped to be the future leader of the Tory party, Boris - punishment-beatings, Road to Mandalay, prosecco - Johnson?

  • Article: Sep 11, 2018
    By Leicester Liberal Democrats

    This evening the England Football team play an international friendly fixture against Switzerland on home soil; this time away from London. The venue is Leicester City's King Power Stadium and is the second time Leicester has hosted an England international fixture; previously against Serbia and Monentengro in 2003.

  • Perfect time
    Article: Sep 10, 2018

    INSPIRATION DAYS

    Inspiration Days are friendly and informal events, designed to give different groups in our membership, the opportunity to develop their skills, learn more about becoming active in the party and meet other like-minded members from across the region.

    Following feedback received from members across the East Midlands, we are working with the Campaign for Gender Balance to host a FREE to attend "Women's Inspiration Day" - hoping to support women across the Region, with participants from as many constituencies as possible.

  • Article: Sep 9, 2018
    By Leicester Liberal Democrats

    The Leicester City Council website advertises the next Westcotes Ward Community Meeting will take place on Tuesday 18th September at 7pm. The venue is the East West Community Project on Wilberforce Road.

  • Wera Hobouse.
    Article: Sep 9, 2018

    Letting fees are an unfair cost pushed onto tenants by greedy landlords.

    Today a bill to abolish letting fees achieved third reading in the House of Commons and I spoke in favour of the bill

    The leading cause of homelessness is the ending of a private rented sector tenancy. Whilst rental costs continue to spiral, people are becoming trapped: they cannot afford their rent and they cannot afford to move somewhere more affordable as a result of the myriad of administrative fees.

  • Article: Sep 9, 2018
    By Leicester Liberal Democrats

    The Leicester City Council website advises the next Western Ward Community Meeting will take place on Tuesday 11th September at 7.15pm at New Parks Community Hub, St Oswalds Road, LE3 6RJ.

  • Ed Davey outside Kingston Police Station.
    Article: Sep 9, 2018
    By Edward Davey

    In an interview with The Guardian, I set out our ambitious plan to fix the UK's broken immigration system, end the Conservatives' hostile environment and celebrate the positive impact immigration has had on the United Kingdom.

    Our policy paper, A Fair Deal for Everyone: Prosperity and Dignity in Migration, will be debated this month in Brighton. It calls for a new right to work for refugees and asylum seekers, major reform of the Home Office - giving control of work permit policy to the Business Department and student visa policy to the Education Department, policies to make family reunification easier and scrapping the net migration target.

  • Article: Sep 9, 2018
    By Leicester Liberal Democrats

    Labour run Leicester City Council have had further breaches to citizens Data Protection; this time involving passport details and residence permits according to Leicestershire Live, the Leicester Mercury website.

    This is the fourth breach of personal data since January; the three previous occasions included personal details of registered passengers to local taxi firms.