Lib Dem GAIN in Southport

Lib Dems gained a council seat from the Conservatives in Southport last night on a huge swing. Former MP John Pugh was elected as the new councillor for Dukes ward on local Sefton council – with a 10% increase in the Lib Dem vote compared to 2016 and up a massive 28% compared to when this particular seat was last […]

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Double win from Labour

Congratulations to both Chesterfield and Harborough Liberal Democrats on their council by-election victories last night – two Lib Dem gains from Labour. The results were as follows: Chesterfield Borough Council Holmebrook Ward Keith Falconer, Liberal Democrats – 510 votes ELECTED Ron Mihaly, Labour Party – 435 Oliver Scheidt, Conservative Party – 62 Paul Stone, Chesterfield Independents – 14 Turnout: 32% […]

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Gorton is a chance for Manchester to say no to hard Brexit

As the Prime Minister prepares to trigger Article 50 tomorrow, the Liberal Democrats have emphasised that it is still possible for people to stop a Hard Brexit and that the by-election in Manchester Gorton will be a chance to force Labour and the Government to “change course.” The date for the Manchester Gorton by-election was set today for the 4th May. The […]

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“Jackie is the best person to be Gorton’s next MP”

Lib Dem Mayoral candidate Jane Brophy has welcomed the selection of well-known local campaigner Jackie Pearcey to fight the Gorton by-election. “Jackie is passionate about Gorton and about Manchester. She’s the only candidate who can beat Labour and she’ll be a fantastic MP.” said Jane.   Jackie Pearcey was the overwhelming choice of party members at a packed selection meeting […]

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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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