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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: Nov 11, 2018
    By Leicester Liberal Democrats

    Local lecturer, Hash Chandarana has been chosen as the Liberal Democrats candidate for the forthcoming Belgrave Ward By-Election on Thursday December 6th.

  • Leicester Liberal Democrats prior to laying a wreath at the Imperial Arch Memorial in Victoria Park
    Article: Nov 11, 2018
    By Leicester Liberal Democrats

    Members of Leicester's Liberal Democrats were in attendance at the Remembrance Day Service and Parade at the Arch of Remembrance at Victoria Park. After the service, Nitesh Dave, Liberal Democrats Parliamentary candidate for Leicester East at the 2017 General Election led the members in laying a wreath on behalf of the local party.

  • Article: Nov 11, 2018
    By Leicester Liberal Democrats

    A successful year of Leicester Liberal Democrats Dining Night ended for 2018 at the Globe Public House on Thursday evening with 12 diners. It was decided at the October meal to take a break during December to allow for Christmas parties and news for the first Dining Night of 2019 in January will be advised in due course.

  • Article: Nov 11, 2018
    By Liberal Democrats

    20 years ago last Friday, the Human Rights Act became law, incorporating the European Convention on Human Rights into UK law.

    The Liberal Democrats had been campaigning for the Human Rights Act ever since we were founded, but our fight to protect people's rights and freedoms didn't end when it passed...

  • Article: Nov 11, 2018
    By Leicester Liberal Democrats

    A Cheese tasting evening has been arranged for Wednesday 28th November from 7pm at 59 St Albans Road, LE2 1GF.

    Places are limited and sold on a First Come First Served basis at £3 and bring a bottle. Enquiries and bookings can be made to Alan Fox on 07932 681231

    A small raffle will be held on the evening.

  • Article: Nov 11, 2018
    By Leicester Liberal Democrats

    Local Leicester Liberal Democrats Chair, Daniel Henry is due to speak at "Big Debates Leicester''s debate "Does Britain need a 2nd Brexit Referendum" on Thursday November 15th at The Cookie, 68 High Street, Leicester. LE1 5YP. Start time 7pm.

    As Liberal Drinks is due to be held on the same evening, the Liberal Drinks team have decided to combine both events at The Cookie.

  • Article: Nov 11, 2018
    By Leicester Liberal Democrats

    The Leicester City Council website advises the next North Evington Community Meeting will take place on Wednesdy 14th November at 6.30pm.

  • Article: Nov 7, 2018

    This festival of lights signifies the triumph of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance and joy over despair. It is a time of hope and rejuvenation.

    Seeing Diwali celebrated by so many here in Britain is also a reminder of the rich diversity of our country and the communities who have contributed so greatly to our nation's success.

  • Article: Nov 7, 2018

    Millions of EU citizens in the UK have been living under a cloud of uncertainty for more than two years. After being quizzed by MPs on two separate occasions, the Immigration Minister has utterly failed to offer them any clarity.

    The Minister was still unable to answer what immigration checks EU citizens will be subject to after Brexit

  • Article: Nov 7, 2018

    Tom Bake MP, Jo Swinson MP and Ed Davey MP campaigning for a final say on the Brexit deal

    Monday, my colleague Tom and I spoke in Parliament for the 3.6 million EU citizens who have been made to put their lives on hold for two years now.

    After months of campaigning by the Lib Dems, the government agreed to secure the rights of EU citizens in the draft EU Withdrawal Agreement. But it is only a draft.

    And last week, the immigration minister told the Home Affairs Select Committee that current UK based EU citizens would be subject to the same immigration checks as new arrivals - with no documentation to prove their status.

    It is inhumane and unacceptable that we are treating EU citizens in this way.

    The Conservative Government is holding millions of lives in limbo - while Ministers fight amongst themselves.

    The Liberal Democrats Demand Better.

    Join our campaign, and help us demand that the government guarantees EU citizens the right to stay in the EU.