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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.

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  • Article: Jul 22, 2020

    This watershed report confirms an alarming truth: this Conservative Government has failed to take the Russian threat to our democracy seriously, even despite the clear evidence they interfered to help Donald Trump to the presidency in 2016.

    The PM must nannounce a wide-ranging investigation of potential Russian interference in our democracy

  • Article: Jul 22, 2020

    The UK has suffered a number of tragic terrorist attacks in recent weeks and months. The first duty of government is to protect people from this kind of violence, and Liberal Democrats will always work to ensure that our security services have the tools and resources they need to do their jobs.

    This Bill would massively expand the Home Secretary's power to impose Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures.

  • Nigel Porter
    Article: Jul 19, 2020
    By Leicester Liberal Democrats in Independent Online Newspaper

    Aylestone Ward's Liberal Democrat Councillor, Nigel Porter has been quoted this week in the UK National press as the continued lockdown in Leicester City and neighbouring Oadby and Wigston Borough takes place. Several areas of neighbouring suburbs were lifted out of the lockdown this week.

    Leicester continues to be in the news headlines both nationally and internationally with a bad press image, with news of sweat shop exploitation and a row continuing between Charles Street and Westminster concerning data information in the fight against COVID-19 and the re-drawing of the lockdown map.

  • Article: Jul 19, 2020
    By Leicester Liberal Democrats

    The Kingdom of Belgium has continued for a second week to place Leicester on its Red Zone list for travel not possible or not authorised according to the countries Federal Public Foreign Affairs service. For those returning to Belgium who have been to Leicester mandatory form completion, mandatory 14 day quarantine and test for Covid-19 has been placed in the country.

  • Article: Jul 19, 2020
    By Leicester Liberal Democrats

    The Kingdom of Belgium has continued for a second week to place Leicester on its Red Zone list for travel not possible or not authorised according to the countries Federal Public Foreign Affairs service. For those returning to Belgium who have been to Leicester mandatory form completion, mandatory 14 day quarantine and test for Covid-19 has been placed in the country.

  • Article: Jul 19, 2020
    By Leicester Liberal Democrats

    A local petition on change.org calling for City Mayor Sir Peter Soulsby to resign has gained further momentum over the weekend.

    If you wish to add your name, copy the link below:

    https://www.change.org/p/leicester-community-peter-soulsby-resign-you-have-made-our-home-a-national-embarrassment

  • Article: Jul 19, 2020

    Yesterday, Acting Liberal Democrat Leader Ed Davey secured a commitment from the Prime Minister to an independent inquiry into the Government's handling of the Covid-19 crisis and called for the timetable to be set out immediately.

    The UK has suffered one of the worst death rates in the world.

    Speaking during Prime Minister's Questions yesterday, Ed Davey warned that under Boris Johnson's leadership the country has suffered one of the worst death rates in the world and Europe's worst death rate of health and care workers.

  • Article: Jul 19, 2020

    The UK's creative industries went into the COVID19 pandemic as world leaders, but without the necessary recovery support, they will emerge smaller, weaker and with lasting damage.

    But with so much continuing uncertainty, the Government must do much more to prevent a cultural catastrophe and protect people's livelihoods from the twin threats of COVID and Brexit.

  • Article: Jul 19, 2020

    This year we're holding a special Job Interview event for our two leadership candidates.

    Catch up with Ed Davey's Job Interview Hustings above.

  • Article: Jul 19, 2020

    This year we're holding a special Job Interview event for our two leadership candidates.

    Catch up with Layla Moran's Job Interview Hustings above.