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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 17, 2017

    Today at #LDConf we have called for the setting up of a tough new watchdog to protect the environment from threats posed by Brexit.

    In a conference motion we called for the creation of an Office for Environmental Responsibility that would ensure laws on air quality or the cleanliness of beaches are properly enforced.

  • Article: Sep 17, 2017

    In a motion passed today at our Autumn conference, we have called on the government to set a global example by bringing forward Britain's climate targets ten years from 2050 to 2040.

    As part of the motion, we have also condemned, in the strongest possible terms, President Trump's climate change denial and his decision to withdraw the US from the Paris Agreement.

  • Article: Sep 15, 2017
    By Chris Garner and Scott Kennedy-Lount, Eyres Monsell Liberal Democrat Focus Team

    Eyres Monsell's Liberal Democrat Ward campaigners Christopher Garner and Scott Kennedy-Lount are aware of a new Leicester City Council consultation concerning traffic calming measures around the Saffron Estate area in Eyres Monsell Ward.

    Details of the consultation which begin on the 15th September will run until 9th October.

  • Article: Sep 14, 2017
    By Leicester Liberal Democrats

    The Liberal Democrats in Leicester are aware of a Public Consultation taking place next Thursday 21st September concerning the future of the Rail Franchise in the East Midlands.

    The Leicester consultation takes place at:

    African Caribbean Centre
    Maidstone Road
    Leicester
    Leicestershire
    United Kingdom
    LE2 0UA

  • Article: Sep 14, 2017

    The Bank of England's nine-strong Monetary Policy Committee voted today by 7-2 to keep interest rates on hold at 0.25%, amid sluggish growth and a squeeze on household spending.

    However, the nine policymakers then stated that "some withdrawal of monetary stimulus was likely to be appropriate over the coming months."

  • Article: Sep 14, 2017
    By Leicester Liberal Democrats

    Liberal Democrats in Leicester have learned the Labour run Leicester City Council have opened up an 8 week consultation "that seeks views on begging, what could be done for further means of support and the potential introduction of a citywide Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) to help tackle problems with persistant begging."

  • Article: Sep 11, 2017

    AUTUMN REGIONAL CONFERENCE & AGM 2017
    Saturday 21st October 2017 - 9:30-4:00pm
    Southwell Minster School, Nottinghamshire

    VENUE:

    We have an excellent venue which meets requirements we have adopted based on attendee feedback. This includes all sessions in closed rooms to improve acoustics and a larger footprint to allow for an improved exhibition space and break out area.

  • Event: Oct 11, 2017 7:00 PM
    Alpha Tutorials, 308 Melton Road, Leicester.

    The next Executive Committee Meeting of Leicester Liberal Democrats will take place on Wednesday, 11th October 2017 at 7pm. The venue as usual, Alpha Tutorials. All Members welcome to attend.

  • Article: Sep 10, 2017
    By Howard Sisson & Scott Kennedy-Lount

    At least 8 local party members from Leicester are expected to be heading to the Liberal Democrat Annual Autumn Conference at Bournemouth for the four day gathering starting this coming Saturday, 16th September.

    As with previous Conferences at Bournemouth 2015, both York Spring Conferences in 2016-2017 and Brighton 2016, the Leicester Liberal Democrat web team will aim to keep you updated with news on a daily basis.

  • Article: Sep 10, 2017
    By Leicester Liberal Democrats

    Leicester City Council have announced this week Leicester and Leicestershire had 33 million visitors during 2016; up by one million from the previous year. Figures published during the summer report 10.81 million people visited the City in comparison with 10.36 million in 2015. Tourism, the City Council announce is now worth more than £600 million to the city's economy.