Category Archives: conference

Tim Farron confirmed for Regional Conference

Liberal Democrat party leader Tim Farron MP will be the closing speaker at the party’s North West regional conference in Lancaster on October 15th. Tim, whose constituency of Westmorland and Lonsdale is about 30 miles away, opened last autumn’s North West conference welcoming the 1,000 new members who had joined the party in the region since the General Election, including […]

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Autumn Date Announced

North West Lib Dems Regional Autumn Conference will return to Lancaster this October. The conference will be held at the University of Cumbria’s Lancaster campus, on Saturday 15th October. More details will be published nearer the time – check our conference page for the latest news.

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North West calls for PrEP

At our regional conference last Saturday, North West Lib Dems passed policy in support of the provision of PrEP on the NHS. The motion read: Conference notes: A. There are currently over 100,000 people living with HIV in the UK alone. Last year Public Health England announced there were 6,151 new HIV diagnoses in 2014,3,360 of whom were men who […]

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Conference huge success

Our regional conference in Heald Green on Saturday was a huge success with over 100 members and a packed programme of guest speakers. Both policy motions were passed unamended. A full report on the day will be in the fortnightly North West Notes & News email bulletin, while Lib Dem Voice has a summary of proceedings here.

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Leave or Remain?

Chris Davies’ speech to the North West Lib Dem conference last Saturday addressed the EU Referendum: It is 43 years since the United Kingdom joined what was then the European Economic Community. We didn’t join easily.  The EEC was formed by six nations in 1957 and we snubbed their invitation to participate. It didn’t take long before the majority of […]

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