Category Archives: national

100,000 and on upwards

The Liberal Democrat membership surge has today lifted the party to a landmark 100,000 members – thanks to a staggering 12,500 joining since Theresa May announced the snap General Election last Tuesday. Reaching six figures makes the party bigger than it has been since the mid-1990s and puts it on course to reach its highest membership ever within days. The […]

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Membership reaches 87,000 as Article 50 is triggered

The Liberal Democrats have seen their membership surge to 87,000 on the same day Article 50 is triggered. Over 5,000 members have joined the party since the beginning of February, when Jeremy Corbyn ordered his MPs to vote in favour of triggering Article 50. This comes amid reports that the Labour Party’s membership has fallen by almost 11,000 over the […]

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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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