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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: Oct 29, 2021

    We're calling out Conservative MPs that voted in favour of dumping sewage into rivers.

    Rivers should be safe for swimming, fishing and sustaining wildlife. They are a precious source of drinking water for some. So why are they filled with raw sewage and human waste, destroying them for decades to come?

  • Article: Oct 29, 2021

    Nominations closed for the Vice President with responsibility for Ethnic Minority election today at noon and six candidates had obtained enough nominations to appear on the ballot.

    Those candidates* are:

    Amna Ahmad who was nominated by 52 members and 1 local party

    Roderick Lynch who was nominated by 65 members and 1 SAO

  • Ian Bradwell, Western Park, November 2019
    Article: Oct 20, 2021
    By Ian Bradwell

    The latest figures for hate crimes show that there's been a significant increase for the fourth year running. There were 114,958 hate crimes recorded this year, a 54% increase compared to four years ago. Over this period we've seen a 46% increase of crimes motivated by race, crimes against LGBTQ people have more than doubled, and disabled people have seen crimes against them rise by 75%. This is a serious concern!

  • Article: Oct 13, 2021

    On Monday 18th of October the Board will hosting a surgery for all Party members.

    This session will be Caron Lindsay from Scotland, Bill Powell from Wales and Party President, Dr Mark Pack.

    This is an open invitation to everyone, whether you have a burning question,

    have an issue you'd like to raise,

    or would just like to get to know the Board a bit better,

  • Article: Oct 13, 2021
    By Dan Schmeising

    Lib Dems made waves at Conference this weekend. Here's a quick roundup of the press coverage we got!

    What a conference we've had!

    From motions to keynote speeches to training, there was something for everyone and the quality of debate was, as ever, excellent.

    We also got a huge amount of press coverage. Our stunning win in Chesham and Amersham has put us back in the spotlight - and the media are beginning to see that only we can dismantle the Tory Blue Wall.

  • Article: Oct 13, 2021

    Join the team in the East Midlands!

    We are looking for two enthusiastic people to join the East Midlands Lib Dem team, to help us build and support the Region working towards the next General Election. There are two roles being advertised currently and the closing date for both is midnight on Friday 29th October. Interviews are expected in the w/c Mon 1st and w/c 8th November.

  • Michael Mullaney
    Article: Oct 1, 2021

    Leicestershire County Council has given it's unanimous backing to a campaign by Cancer Research UK to increase funding for public health prevention services.

    A motion proposed by leader of Leicestershire Lib Dems Councillor Michael Mullaney calling for support for the campaign got support from all parties. Michael Mullaney said "Almost every family in Leicestershire will have been affected by cancer. Each year around 4,000 people in the county develop cancer and sadly around 2,000 die from it.

  • Michael Mullaney
    Article: Sep 20, 2021
    The leader of the opposition on Leicestershire County Council has raised at a national party conference the issue of tens of thousands of local families in Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland being about to be hit by a big cut in their income.
    Councillor Michael Mullaney leader of the Opposition on Leicestershire County Council spoke at the national Lib Dem Conference and raised the plight of thousands of local families who will be hit by a £20 a week cut in Universal Credit at the beginning of October.
  • Article: Sep 10, 2021
    By Leicester Liberal Democrats

    We wish all observers of the Ganesh Chathuri a happy occasion from the Liberal Democrats in Leicester to residents and members across the city.

  • Article: Sep 10, 2021
    By Leicester Liberal Democrats

    We wish all observers of the Ganesh Chathuri a happy occasion from the Liberal Democrats in Leicester to residents and members across the city.