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

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All Rushcliffe Liberal Democrat candidates are campaigning for the following:

A Fairer, Greener, more Caring County

Proud of Nottinghamshire - Eager for Improvements

Read our County Council election manifesto.

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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.

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  • Article: Jun 16, 2021

    Chesham and Amersham

    I'm writing this month's report before we know the result. But we do already know that we've had the best candidate in Sarah Green, run the best campaign and had an awesome amount of help from people all around the country.

    That would all be impressive even in normal times, but coming off the back of the huge May elections and while we're all still dealing with coronavirus and lockdowns, that's been an amazing achievement.

  • Priti Patel
    Article: Jun 15, 2021
    By Alistair Carmichael

    Just 353 refugees were resettled in the UK last year. The Government must provide safe and legal routes to sanctuary.

    Priti Patel says refugees should come to the UK through safe and legal routes, and is threatening to punish any who don't.

    But at the same time, the Conservative Government is failing to provide any safe and legal routes for refugees to take.

    The Government's latest figures show that just 353 refugees were resettled in the UK in 2020-21 - a drop of 93% since the previous year.

    The UK has a proud history of providing sanctuary to those in need, but now the Conservatives are turning their backs on refugees.

    Their failure to provide safe and legal routes is pushing desperate, vulnerable people into the hands of people smugglers and human traffickers.

    Priti Patel's tough rhetoric and cruel policies only increases their profit margins. "We thank your government for our full pockets," one smuggler told the Guardian recently.

    That's why the Liberal Democrats are calling on the Government to make an ambitious, ten-year commitment to resettle 10,000 vulnerable refugees a year from Syria and other dangerous conflict areas. Because that's how we will actually combat these criminal gangs and prevent people from making dangerous attempts to cross the Channel and the Mediterranean.

    To read the rest of the article click here

  • Article: Jun 15, 2021

    At the weekend we met with old friends and new from our European sister parties for ALDE Congress, albeit via a Zoom link, as the Congress was online for the first time. It was my privilege to lead a diverse Lib Dem delegation of around 40, which in addition to the official categories for diversity, included several UK nationals resident in the EU and a few EU citizens resident in the UK.

  • Article: Jun 15, 2021

    Priti Patel says refugees should come to the UK through safe and legal routes, and is threatening to punish any who don't.

    The Conservative Government is failing to provide any safe and legal routes for refugees to take.

    But at the same time, the Conservative Government is failing to provide any safe and legal routes for refugees to take.

  • Article: Jun 11, 2021

    Many congratulations to Nick da Costa who has been elected as the new chair of Federal Conference Committee (FCC), following Geoff Payne's decision to stand down earlier this year.

    Nick is a councillor in Haringey as well as an experienced FCC member, bringing to the role a great understanding both of how conference works and of what we need to do as a party to win.

  • Article: Jun 11, 2021
    By Ed Davey - Leader of the Liberal Democrats

    People looking after their loved ones too often feel forgotten.

    Yesterday, I spent some time meeting with a wonderful group of unpaid carers.

    We had been brought together by Carers UK and a number of other carers' organisations as part of Carers Week, so they could share their experiences directly with me and we could discuss what changes might make their lives better.