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Welcome to the website of Rushcliffe Liberal Democrats

The Liberal Democrats exist to build and safeguard a fair, free and open society, in which we seek to balance the fundamental values of liberty, equality and community, and in which no-one shall be enslaved by poverty, ignorance or conformity.

Thank you for your continous support!

Thanks for voting for us back in may 2015, in 2016 our focus switches to the EU campaign and focusing on the fight back

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  • Lib Dem logo
    Article: Feb 8, 2016
    By Paul Haydon (Press Officer, Catherine Bearder MEP)

    NEWS RELEASE
    CATHERINE BEARDER MEP
    South East England
    www.bearder.eu
    Date: 05/02/2015
    Contact: Paul Haydon, +32 4837 36457
    Embargo: Immediate
    Cameron visit to European Parliament must be an "open debate not backroom deal"
    Commenting on the news that David Cameron will be visiting the European Parliament in Brussels on February 16th for a meeting with political group leaders, Liberal Democrat MEP Catherine Bearder commented:
  • 2016-02 Melton Mowbray EU Debate Stall 1
    Article: Feb 8, 2016
    By George Smid

    In a dark, dark town, there was a dark, dark park. In the dark, dark park, there was a dark, dark path. On the dark, dark path, there was a dark, dark table. And around that dark, dark table there was a joyful group.

    The town was Melton Mowbray, the dark place was in front of the Baptist Church and the joyful group were campaigners who were there to make sure that Better Off Out campaign will not have it all their way.

  • Article: Feb 2, 2016
    By Alison Rouse

    CONFERENCE SESSIONS ANNOUNCED

    We have our "Early Doors Fringe" at 9:30am:

    JANET GRAUBERG: "Education for Real Life - towards a Lib Dem education policy for 2020"
    An interaction session hosted by Secretary of the Liberal Democrat Education Association, Janet Grauberg. Former advisor to Sarah Teather, Liberal Democrat Education Minister, and former Lead Member for Children and Young People at the London Borough of Camden.

  • 2016-02 EU Referendum Debate, Melton
    Article: Feb 2, 2016
    By George Smid

    Please do come to the IN and OUT debate at Melton Mowbray tomorrow (Wednesday, 3. February 2016, 7pm) to support our ex-MEP Bill Newton Dunn. (Poster enclosed)

    The debate is held at Baptist Church, Leicester Road, Melton Mowbray, LE13 0FA.



    To stay IN we have to get OUT.

    If you can, come; if you can't, send your chum.

    See you there!

    George

  • Tim Farron Holocaust Memorial Day
    Article: Feb 2, 2016
    By Alison Rouse in www.timfarron.co.uk

    This week local MP Tim Farron signed the Holocaust Educational Trust's Book of Commitment, to pledge his commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day and honour those who were murdered during the Holocaust. Tim also paid tribute to the extraordinary Holocaust survivors who work tirelessly to educate young people.

  • Tim Farron
    Article: Feb 2, 2016
    By Alison Rouse

    Flood-hit areas could miss out on millions of pounds, South Lakes MP Tim Farron has warned, as the deadline for applying for EU funding is just four weeks away.

    The EU Solidarity Fund exists to help member states who have been hit by major natural disasters, to help rebuild infrastructure and deal with the costs of flood damage.

  • Kettering EU Referendum street stall 23Jan16
    Article: Jan 31, 2016

    George Smid has written a document reviewing a number recent EU debates and events that he has been involved in recently.

    The document is available for download from the website, but is available to members only, so will require you to log in to get access.

    The document can be found here.

  • Lib Dem logo
    Article: Jan 31, 2016
    By Phil Knowles

    Liberal Democrats

    Thank you to those who have already signed the petition to keep Britain in Europe. In the run up to the referendum on Europe, thousands of Liberal Democrats across the country will be campaigning hard to win - and we hope you, along with Pro EU friends, supporters and colleagues will join them.

  • Article: Jan 31, 2016

    Press release from ALDE proposing measures to help address the refugee crisis.

    Today, ALDE Group leader Guy Verhofstadt and VP of the European Parliament Alexander Graf Lambsdorff have presented an emergency plan to get a grip on the refugee crisis.

    Read more here...

  • Lib Dem logo
    Article: Jan 31, 2016
    By Paul Haydon (Press Officer, Catherine Bearder MEP)


    NEWS RELEASE

    CATHERINE BEARDER MEP

    South East England
    www.bearder.eu

    Date: 28/01/2016

    Contact: Paul Haydon, +32 4837 36457

    Embargo: Immediate

    Google tax: EU proposes clampdown on tax evasion

    The Commission has unveiled a set of proposals to crack down on tax evasion and avoidance, including requiring EU countries to share tax information about large multinational corporations with each other.