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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: Jun 16, 2019
    By Jo Swinson

    Over the past three years, I have been proud to help lead the calls for a People's Vote in the belief that the challenge of Brexit required not only the strong leadership provided by the Liberal Democrats but also for us to work together with people of all parties and none.

    I never imagined that I would be able to say that Michael Heseltine and Alastair Campbell voted the same way as me, but our message to stop Brexit brought together voters from all corners of our politics.

  • Article: Jun 16, 2019
    By Leicester Liberal Democrats

    The next Leicester City Council Full Meeting is advertised on the Leicester City Council website for Thursday October 3rd 2019, at 5pm in the Town Hall.

  • Article: Jun 16, 2019
    By Leicester Liberal Democrats

    Details of the expected Abbey Ward Community Meeting on July 15th.

    https://leicester-libdems.org.uk/en/event/detail/2019-07-15/abbey-ward-community-meeting-monday-15th-july

  • Article: Jun 14, 2019

    I went into politics to put something back into the community I am from and to take our country in a progressive direction. My progressive values lead me to strive to work for a fair and open Britain, which has a strong, mixed market economy, in which everyone can achieve their dreams regardless of their background.

  • Scott
    Article: Jun 14, 2019
    By Scott Kennedy-Lount

    Today marks 100 years since Leicester had its City Status re-granted by King George V after visiting the city on June 10th with Queen Mary. According to Leicestershire Live, their article today leads with the title "The important Leicester anniversary most people won't remember." Unfortunately, I, as probably many others across the city am one of them!

  • Article: Jun 4, 2019
    By Alison Rouse

    Hi there Everyone

    I've had a few messages and requests from people across the Region so I thought it would be most effective to do a "Chair's Update" for you. So, in no particular order ….

    1) "THE BATTLE FOR BROXTOWE"

    Broxtowe Liberal Democrats candidates Tim Hallam and David Grindell would very much appreciate your support in their postponed local election for Broxtowe Borough Council on 13th June 2019.

  • Article: Jun 1, 2019
    By Cllr Nigel Porter
    The success of the Aylestone Liberal Democrats campaign saw Nigel Porter returned back to the Town Hall and topping the poll -meaning that the Liberal Democrats came in first and third in an eleven candidate race.
  • Upturned bollard on Fosse Road South, close to the junction with Hinckley Road, Leicester.
    Article: May 28, 2019
    By Leicester Liberal Democrats

    Leicester Liberal Democrats team members have reported to Leicester City Council asking for the broken bollard on Fosse Road South opposite the shopping precinct between Linkway Gardens & Hinckley Road to be re-appointed.

  • Nigel Porter
    Article: May 27, 2019
    By Leicester Liberal Democrats

    After the Leicester City Council elections on Thursday 2nd May, Aylestone Ward's Liberal Democrat Councillor, Nigel Porter was left as the sole Opposition Councillor on Leicester City Council. Since his first election to the City Council in 2004, Councillor Porter's local popularity returned him back to the Town Hall topping the poll in Aylestone with 972 votes, 49 ahead of Labour who took the second seat. The Liberal Democrats were then placed third in the two member ward. The result maintained the status quo in Aylestone which began in 2011.

  • Article: May 27, 2019
    By Leicester Liberal Democrats

    The next Full Leicester City Council Meeting is due on Thursday 13th June at 5pm at the Town Hall in Town Hall Square.