Category Archives: conference

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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Record-Breaking Conference

Our North West Autumn Conference in Lancaster was the biggest the North West Lib Dems have seen in years. Attendance was more than double last autumn’s – with a brilliant lineup of speakers including Liberal Democrat leader and Westmorland & Lonsdale MP Tim Farron, Party President Baroness (Sal) Brinton, Lord (Tony) Greaves, and Southport MP John Pugh. Pictured: some of […]

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