Following the County Council elections earlier this month, there was no party with an overall majority on Cumbria and Lancashire councils. In Cumbria the previous Conservative-Labour coalition will now be replaced by a Lib Dem-Labour coalition, with a Labour leader and Lib Dem deputy leader. The two parties will share out cabinet positions with 6 [...]
The headlines about the results of Thursday’s County Council elections might make you think UKIP swept the board – not here in the North West! In our region the Lib Dems ended up down just one seat, from 23 to 22, while UKIP failed to take a single seat, the BNP were wiped out and [...]
Delivered: Income tax cut for 2,600,000 workers across the region From the front page of our manifesto – to your pocket! 286,000 people in the North West of England have been taken completely out of paying income tax through the increases in the tax threshold. 2.6 million people in the North West have had an [...]
Our Spring Regional Conference this weekend was a great success – as the new format of training and policy theme debates proved a great hit with attendees. Simon Hughes MP topped a bill of Lib Dem key speakers between the policy discussions. Our team for Europe 2014 were out in force too, with a little [...]
Join Lib Dem Deputy Leader Simon Hughes MP and a host of other Lib Dems at our Spring North West Conference in Widnes on February 23rd. Find out more and book here.