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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: Dec 24, 2020
    By Leicester Liberal Democrats

    We wish All Members, Supporters and residents across the City of Leicester a very Merry Christmas from all at Leicester Liberal Democrats.

  • Article: Dec 24, 2020
    By Liberal Democrats

    2020 has been an extremely difficult and upsetting year for everyone.

    The extra pressures carers face over the festive season can be exhausting.

    While people up and down the country typically use the festive period to relax after a busy year, the Government's continued failures have caused further heartbreak and stress.

  • Article: Dec 11, 2020

    Remember all those promises made by Boris Johnson, Priti Patel and Michael Gove to EU citizens living in the UK? That there'd be "no change" to their rights? That they'd be given "absolute certainty" and "automatically be granted indefinite leave to remain"?

    Well, those promises lie in tatters.

    Under the new laws passed by the Government, citizens who have applied for Settled Status but not received a decision will lose their rights

  • Article: Dec 11, 2020

    The Conservatives are at it again. Trying to strip away the protections that stop governments from trampling on people's rights.

    First, they launched their review of judicial review in the summer. And now - before that one's even finished - they've launched a second review, this time of the Human Rights Act.

  • Article: Dec 10, 2020
    By Leicester Liberal Democrats

    We wish all who are observing across Leicester A Happy Hanukkah from Leicester Liberal Democrats.

  • Article: Dec 10, 2020
    By Sir Ed Davey MP

    British businesses are headed towards a cliff edge in three weeks.

    Boris Johnson must negotiate an adjustment period of three to six months with the EU

    Exporters still don't know what rules of origin will apply; there is no clarity about how goods will be traded from Great Britain to Northern Ireland, while key customs software remains unready; and food and drink exporters still don't know how they should label their products.

  • Scott
    Article: Dec 6, 2020
    By Scott Kennedy-Lount

    On the morning it was reported in various news outlets Leicester hospitals are not part of the COVID-19 vaccination hubs, local party member Scott Kennedy-Lount has written to Shadow Health Secretary, Leicester South MP Jon Ashworth to investigate why the city has been omitted from the programme.

    In the correspondence Scott has noted other NHS Trusts in the region are placed on the vaccine programme.

  • Article: Dec 5, 2020

    Many disabled people have seen their finances hit as a result of the pandemic

    As we celebrate, we should also remember the economic and social barriers faced by so many people with disabilities.

    Recent figures for example suggest a significant number of disabled people have seen their finances hit as a result of the pandemic. And far too many have had services and support reduced or even withdrawn and feel isolated and overlooked.

  • Article: Dec 3, 2020
    By Regional Secretary

    East Midlands Regional Executive
    Elected Membership for 2021

    • President - Tony Rogers (Derbys)
    Chair - Alison Rouse (Notts)
    Vice Chair - Michael Mullaney (Leics)
    Regional Secretary - Kian Hearnshaw (Lincs)
    Regional Treasurer - Vacancy (expression of interest received post-election)
    Chair, Regional Candidates' Committee - Bob Charlesworth (Notts)
    Chair, Regional Conference Committee - Vacancy (no nomination received)
    Regional Policy Officer - Leon Duveen (Notts)
    Data Officer - Vacancy (no nomination received)

  • Article: Dec 1, 2020
    By L.G.B.T Liberal Democrats & Lib Dem Health and Care Association

    This World AIDs Day we have the opportunity to set ourselves an ambitious but achievable target: to end the transmission of HIV in England by 2030. Published today, the HIV Commission has outlined 20 measures necessary to achieve this worthy goal.

    As Liberal Democrats we have a responsibility to help make sure that we achieve it.