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The Liberal Democrats in Rushcliffe are a growing local party, working on behalf of all the residents of Rushcliffe.

Rod & Karrar at Boundary Rd Park ()

Councillors Rod Jones and Karrar Khan

We currently have two elected Liberal Democrat members on the Conservative-controlled Rushcliffe Borough Council.

We keep in touch with local residents all year round through regular FOCUS leaflets and email updates, and we contest almost every seat in local and parliamentary elections.

The Liberal Democrats are proud to be the only party commited to fighting the damaging effects of a hard Brexit, both locally and nationally.

If we can help you in any way, please get in touch.

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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.

Recent updates

  • Article: Jan 14, 2019
    By Jason Billin - Rushcliffe Liberal Democrats Parliamentary Spokesperson

    Vince Cable's Liberal Democrats
    are the only party fighting for an Exit from Brexit.

    For the last 2 years we've been the only party fighting to give the people the final say on the deal, with the option to stay in the European Union.

    We've led the campaign both in Parliament and in communities across the country, demanding people - not politicians - get the final say on the Brexit deal.

    We have a real opportunity for MPs to vote down the disastrous deal.

    Theresa May and the Conservatives are making a mess of Brexit

    It is taking longer than we thought; costing more than we thought; it's more complicated than we thought.

    Brexit has become a national embarrassment and it's clear that there is no deal better than the one we have now in the European Union.

    Labour is helping the Conservatives deliver Brexit

    Jeremy Corbyn and the Labour Party leadership are helping the Conservatives deliver a destructive Brexit that will be bad for Britain.

    At every opportunity, they are aiding and abetting the Conservatives' shambolic plans. They're betraying their own voters, 70% of whom want to stop Brexit.

  • Article: Jan 10, 2019

    Canvassing action day - Saturday 12th January

    The first Nottingham Lib Dems to be elected in 12 years?

    Can you canvass? Do you want to see us get Lib Dems win a seat in Nottingham for the first time in 12 years? Are you done with me asking questions now? In which case, read on!

    A new ward called Castle has been created. It's like the boundary commission decided to ring fence the highest concentration of our members and create a ward based on that. It's a gift. We've also been working in this area since the EU referendum in 2016. That's what I like to call "luck".

  • Tom Brake supper masthead (Tom Brake, Member of Parliament for Carshalton and Wallington)
    Event: Feb 7, 2019 5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
    Larwood and Voce, Fox Rd, West Bridgford, Nottingham NG2 6AJ

    Supper with Tom Brake MP - Book now

    Join fellow Lib Dem members from across the East Midlands in a relaxed and exclusive venue*.

    Hear from Tom Brake MP, Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for Brexit (& International Trade) as the countdown to Brexit continues.
    • Brexit - Where are we?
    • What is happening behind the scenes?
    • What we can do?
  • Article: Jan 1, 2019

    Hello Everyone

    Welcome to 2019 - It's been lovely to speak with some of you over the last few weeks. Great to see a mix of new and old faces at the helms of our local parties.

    I thought I would write this to introduce myself as your new Regional Chair and to wish you a happy, prosperous and successful New Year. It is going to be an interesting one, it's true. Over the Christmas period, I found myself thinking about how much has happened in such a relatively short time, across Europe, in Westminster and across the Region. That in 50 years time, people may well be studying this period that we are living through right now. What we do now, locally and nationally, really matters.

  • Norman Lamb
    Article: Dec 16, 2018
    By Alison Rouse

    I introduced a bill in Parliament to legalise cannabis for recreational and medicine use. The evidence is clear - prohibition isn't working.

    It is total hypocrisy that the most dangerous drug of all, in terms of harm to yourself and others, alcohol, is consumed in large quantities right here in our national Parliament, whilst we criminalise others for using a less dangerous drug - with many using it for the relief of pain.

  • Layla Moran
    Article: Dec 15, 2018
    By Alison Rouse

    We are facing a crisis of mental health issues in our schools.

    A toxic combination of exams, which needlessly heap pressure onto pupils from a young age; unhealthy competition between schools, leaving teachers dreading the next Ofsted inspection; and funding cuts which mean numbers of school nurses have been reduced, is having devastating consequences.