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Rebecca Hanson selected as Copeland by-election candidate

Last night, the Liberal Democrats selected Rebecca Hanson as our candidate for the Copeland by-election. Commenting after her selection, Rebecca said: “This by-election is a chance for people to send a strong message against a hard Brexit that damages local jobs by pulling Britain out of the Single Market.” “It’s also an opportunity to reject this Conservative government’s underfunding of […]

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Don’t shrug your shoulders. Get involved.

Tim Farron’s Christmas message as shared with the readers of LibDemVoice, here. 2016 was a year when the unexpected happened. Britain voted for Brexit. Donald Trump is going to be President of America. Leicester City won the Premier League. So what you won’t get from me are any predictions for 2017. We go into the New Year surrounded by uncertainty. […]

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Farron welcomes a year of election gains

With three more principal council gains for the Lib Dems last night, and another gain on a town council, the Lib Dems have gained more than 70 council seats between May’s council elections and byelections held through the course of this year. Meanwhile Labour, Conservatives and Greens have all seen net losses. Lib Dem leader Tim Farron MP commented today, […]

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Rochdale Councillors’ Expenses: Lib Dem fury

Rochdale Liberal Democrats have spoken of their anger after the Labour Council agreed to increase Councillor’s allowances by a staggering 34%. This is despite widespread anger from local people. The decision was taken following a report by an ‘Independent’ Remuneration Panel – despite a similar panel cutting allowances in 2013. Local Lib Dem Leader Councillor Andy Kelly said: “I’m appalled […]

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