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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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  • Tony Faithfull-Wright
    Article: Nov 30, 2017
    By Leicester Liberal Democrats in Eyres Monsell Focus. By-Election Special.

    Tony Faithfull-Wright, Liberal Democrat Candidate in the Eyres Monsell Ward by-election advised in the Eyres Monsell Focus he had been told by local residents and parents at Rolleston Primary School they were dismayed that the council had identified school playing fields as a potential development site.

  • Nigel Porter
    Article: Nov 30, 2017
    By Leicester Liberal Democrats

    As plans announced this week to purchase two properties on Horsefair Street for £1.1million, one to be demolished to make way for an Open Space between Town Hall Square and the Leicester Market which eventually could cost up to £1.6million, Leicester Liberal Democrats' Aylestone Ward Councillor, Nigel Porter has said "there appears to be no clear strategy by the leadership of the Council."

  • Article: Nov 30, 2017
    By Leicester Liberal Democrats

    Leicester City Council have announced plans to buy two properties in Leicester's Horsefair Street. For the sum of £1.1million pounds the Authority will purchase 11 and 15 Horsefair Street.

    15 Horsefair Street, currently vacant will be demolished to make way for a more open space and pedestrian link between Town Hall Square and Leicester Market.

  • Article: Nov 24, 2017
    By Leicester Liberal Democrats

    The result of yesterdays By-Election in the Eyres Monsell Ward of the Leicester City Council Unitary Authority:

    Labour 556 votes Liberal Democrats' Tony Faithfull-Wright 320 votes Conservatives 170 votes

    Turnout 12.4%

    Tony received 30% of the share of the vote and increased the Liberal Democrat share by 23%.

  • Article: Nov 12, 2017
    By Leicester Liberal Democrats

    An Action Day will take place in Eyres Monsell on Saturday 18th November from 10am in support of local resident Tony Faithfull-Wright, Liberal Democrat Candidate at the By-Election on Thursday 23rd November.

    The meeting point will be the Community Centre on Hillsborough Road/Sturdee Road corner.

    Please contact Tony Faithfull-Wright at tony.faithfull-wright@leicester-libdems.org.uk or contact@leicester-libdems.org.uk for more details.

  • Your design could be here!
    Article: Nov 4, 2017

    Your design here?

    We're asking you to make your mark on our party - by designing our next t-shirt!

    Whatever the design, whatever the inspiration, we want your ideas!

    Our designer will take the three best ideas and help you bring them to life - and you'll then get to vote on which one is your favourite.

  • Article: Oct 18, 2017
    By Mathew Hulbert

    "Youth Work Saves Lives - Now We Must Save Youth Work"

    Please join us for our chaired panel discussion on the future of Youth Services at our Regional Conference on Saturday 21st October at Southwell Minster School

    The Youth Service, across the country, has seen devastating cuts in recent years, as have youth services more widely. Research has shown that around £387m has been cut from Youth Services by local authorities since 2010. Councils, in turn, blame Central Government for this by referencing the reduced budgets they're having to deal with.

  • Article: Oct 18, 2017
    By Alison Rouse

    POLICY SELECTION FOR REGIONAL CONFERENCE

    **** PLEASE NOTE YOU MAY NEED TO LOG IN TO THE EAST MIDLANDS LIB DEM WEBSITE TO ACCESS THESE DOCUMENTS****

    The Policy Panel has selected the three policy motions that will be debated at our Regional Conference at Southwell Minster School on Saturday 21st October. They are:

  • Kelham Hall
    Article: Oct 17, 2017
    By Alison Rouse

    Southwell Branch Annual Lunch 2017
    Sunday 29th October - 12noon onwards
    Kelham House Country Manor Hotel, NG23 5QP (opposite Kelham Hall)

    Join members of Southwell Branch for our Annual Lunch! Our keynote speaker is County Councillor and active campaigner, Michael Mullaney

    Kelham House Country Manor Hotel is a lovely venue with an excellent menu. You can select from 2 courses for £21.50; 3 courses for £25.50 Menu choices (below) and payment are needed in advance. Non members welcome.

  • Nigel Porter
    Article: Oct 11, 2017
    By Leicester Liberal Democrats

    The recent Leicester City Council Full Meeting had angry reactions from Members as the Lord Mayor, who Chairs the Council Meetings initiated a 30 second ruling for backbench and opposition members for supplementary questions to City Mayor, Labour's Sir Peter Soulsby.

    Leicester's Liberal Democrat Councillor, Nigel Porter, representing Aylestone Ward has said it is "a restriction intended to protect the Mayor from scrutiny and would ignore it."