Richmond Park: Lib Dem Gain

The Liberal Democrats have gained the Westminster seat of Richmond Park and North Kingston from the Conservatives. Congratulations to our ninth MP, Sarah Olney, and her campaign team who overturned a 23,000 Conservative majority turning it into a 1,800 Liberal Democrat majority: and thanks to more than 20,000 Liberal Democrat voters in Richmond Park and North Kingston yesterday. In her […]

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Council Gain & Near Miss in Cumbria

Liberal Democrats in Cumbria are celebrating a great pair of council election results yesterday. On Cockermouth Town Council we gained our first seat, while a strong second place for an Allerdale Borough Council byelection saw our share of the vote rise 20%. Cockermouth Town Council, Christchurch ward: Lib Dem Rebecca Hanson 228 [41.1%] Labour 189 [34.1%] Independent 138 [24.8%] Majority […]

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Greater Manchester Mayor: members pick Jane Brophy

Experienced Trafford councillor and NHS worker, Jane Brophy, selected by Greater Manchester Liberal Democrats for the mayoral election. Cllr. Jane Brophy: “Looking forward to being a fresh voice for Greater Manchester residents.” Former Manchester MP, John Leech: “Thrilled we have such an energetic, enthusiastic and passionate candidate.” Jane Brophy won the nomination to be the Liberal Democrat Candidate for the elected Mayor […]

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Lib Dems Gain Seat On Eden Council

Lib Dem Leader and Cumbrian MP Tim Farron has congratulated new councillor Thomas Sheriff on his impressive by-election win last night. Lib Dem candidate Thomas Sheriff managed to pull off an remarkable victory, taking Alston Moor ward from the Conservatives following the resignation of the former Conservative councillor. Thomas Sheriff won 54.6% of the vote, from a total of 556 […]

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