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Local News

  • Article: Apr 20, 2017

    Action Day at 48 Dimbles Lane LICHFIELD WS13 7HL - home of Marion Bland
    Both Leafleting and Canvassing (knocking on doors) will be organised - probably also some counting and bundling of leaflets!
    Meeting from 10:30 am for 11 am canvassing start - Tea, Coffee, biscuits and social chat also on offer!

  • Article: Apr 20, 2017

    The next Burton Lib Dem Pint will be held on 8th May from 7.30 pm at the Coopers Tavern, Cross Street, DE14 1EG

    Note: The Burton Lib Dem Pint is normally held on the first Monday of each month but this time it will be held one week later because of the Bank Holiday and Council elections.

    Please see Councillor Helen Hall's Facebook page for details or email her at helenhall.libdem@gmail.com

General News

  • Article: Apr 27, 2017

    The Liberal Democrats have committed to ending the scandal of rough sleeping in Britain, as the Homelessness Reduction Bill enters into force today.

    Following a campaign visit to the Hundred Houses Society, a charitable housing association in Cambridge, Tim Farron announced a series of measures the party would put in place to help end rough sleeping.

  • Article: Apr 27, 2017

    Planned benefit cuts by the Conservative government combined with soaring inflation will leave nearly 3 million working households an average of £2,500 a year worse off, according to analysis by the Institute of Fiscal Studies.

    Low inflation over the last two years has meant the government's freeze on most working-age benefits has only amounted to a 1% real cut so far.

  • Event: Apr 29, 2017 10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
    48 Dimbles Lane, Lichfield WS13 7HL

    Action Day at 48 Dimbles Lane LICHFIELD WS13 7HL - home of Marion Bland
    Both Leafleting and Canvassing (knocking on doors) will be organised - probably also some counting and bundling of leaflets!
    Saturday 29th April meeting from 10:30 am for 11 am canvassing start - Tea, Coffee, biscuits and social chat also on offer!

  • Article: Apr 25, 2017

    Tim Farron has opened up publicly for the first time about his Christian faith and in a candid interview with the BBC has said that he does not believe gay sex is a sin.

    The Liberal Democrat leader has very clearly said he does not believe being gay is a sin, and nor is gay sex.

    He makes no secret of his private faith but believes political leaders should not make theological pronouncements or declare what people's personal faith should be.

  • Article: Apr 24, 2017

    The Liberal Democrats have demanded the government publish a highly embarrassing report on air pollution before the election.

    Ed Davey, Lib Dem former cabinet minister for Energy and Climate Change, has said the government is reportedly blocking release of its report into air pollution because it is worried the "shaming" findings would become a major election issue.

  • Article: Apr 24, 2017

    The Liberal Democrat membership surge is about to take 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 biggest the party has been since its formation is 101,768 in 1994.

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