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

Candidates 2019We have three Liberal Democrat councillors on Rushcliffe Borough Council: Rod Jones and Vicky Price in Musters ward in West Bridgford and Lizzie Howlett in Bingham.

We keep in touch with residents via regular FOCUS newsletters and emails.

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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: Jul 15, 2022

    When will the next general election be?

    Sorry, I don't know. But I do know that the range of plausible dates is wide open - from only a couple of months away through to January 2025. And that whenever the date is, we also have a massive round of local elections in May.

    Which is why we need to step up our campaigning, capacity building and planning through the second half of this year. Even if this Parliament goes its full term, the benefits of extra canvassing, member recruitment and training this summer will still be considerable.

  • Article: Jul 13, 2022

    The Federal Conference Committee (FCC) met on Saturday, 9th July to start its work on the final agenda for Autumn 2022 Conference, which will be taking place in Brighton, with an option for online attendance.

    If you haven't yet registered for Conference, I would recommend doing so here.

    At the meeting we discussed several items in relation to future venues and the meeting and motions schedule for 2023 into 2024. As previously reported, we will be returning to York for Spring Conference 17 to 19 March 2023.

  • Article: Jul 12, 2022

    A trio of Lib Dem by-election winners have been appointed to spokesperson roles by Ed Davey. Helen Morgan is now Levelling Up Spokesperson, Sarah Green will take on international trade and Richard Foord will take over the Defence Spokesperson role after the summer recess. A full list of Lib Dem spokespeople can be found here.

  • Article: Jul 10, 2022

    Vote Leave Campaign promises by Johnson:

    • Can create a more humane immigration system
    • A friendlier relationship with the EU based on Trade
    • £350 million a week sent to the EU - lets fund our NHS instead

    Johnson was appointed Tory Leader and supported by Tory MPs for best part of 3 years - despite being fired from previous jobs, breaking promises and his dishonest record.

  • Article: Jul 6, 2022
    By Munira Wilson

    Each year, thousands of grandparents, aunts, uncles, siblings and family friends step up to support a child who is unable to live with their birth parents. They deserve more support.

    Yesterday, I introduced the Kinship Care Bill in the House of Commons. This bill calls on the Government to provide all friends and relatives who look after a child who cannot live with their birth parents with an allowance of at least £137 a week: the same level as for foster carers.

  • Article: Jul 1, 2022
    By Wera Hobhouse

    Today, 1st of July, we are marking an incredible 50 years since the first Pride rally took place in the UK.

    We have made incredible strides when it comes to protecting the fundamental human rights of those with LGBT+ identities. I am proud that our party has supported LGBT+ rights since its very conception.