Category Archives: europe

France: Liberal Gain

For the first time since the current Republic was formed in 1958 a French Presidential Election has been won by a candidate who is not from the ‘two main parties’ – Republicans and Socialists. Emmanuel Macron’s En Marche! party was formed just over a year ago to fill the gap for a centre ground Liberal party in France. Yesterday he […]

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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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Protect Student Exchange from Brexit

Student exchange in Greater Manchester must be protected from Brexit as thousands are set to lose out, say Lib Dems.     Greater Manchester’s top Liberal Democrats have called on the Government to protect the student exchange programme.     Mayoral candidate Jane Brophy: “I will fight against this brutal Brexit agenda every single step of the way.”     Former MP John […]

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Cllr Lisa Smart appointed Lib Dem Brexit Spokesperson for the North West

The Liberal Democrats have announced their team of regional spokespeople for Brexit – and Stockport Councillor Lisa Smart, Liberal Democrat Candidate for Hazel Grove, has been appointed as the spokesperson for the North West. She will be tasked with fighting to reduce the damage of Brexit for people across the North West following Theresa May’s announcement yesterday that she intends to take Britain out […]

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