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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: Nov 8, 2018
    By Rod Jones on behalf of Rushcliffe Liberal Democrats

    Bookshop Back In West Bridgford - Brilliant.

    We are delighted to hear that Waterstones is coming to West Bridgford Town Centre. A previous bookshop closed down and many residents missed it.

    The bookshop plans to open before Christmas.

    Waterstones hopes to become part of the local community, working with local schools and communities to champion reading and being a welcoming place for readers of all ages.

  • Article: Nov 8, 2018
    By Rod Jones

    We Liberal Democrats are disgusted by the profits made by the big House Building firms of which Persimmon is the worst. The Conservative's in Government are too cosy; feeding Government money into schemes which line their pockets.

    Jason Billin said that huge profits made by landowners when planning permission is given should be reduced.

  • Article: Nov 7, 2018

    Tom Bake MP, Jo Swinson MP and Ed Davey MP campaigning for a final say on the Brexit deal

    Monday, my colleague Tom and I spoke in Parliament for the 3.6 million EU citizens who have been made to put their lives on hold for two years now.

    After months of campaigning by the Lib Dems, the government agreed to secure the rights of EU citizens in the draft EU Withdrawal Agreement. But it is only a draft.

    And last week, the immigration minister told the Home Affairs Select Committee that current UK based EU citizens would be subject to the same immigration checks as new arrivals - with no documentation to prove their status.

    It is inhumane and unacceptable that we are treating EU citizens in this way.

    The Conservative Government is holding millions of lives in limbo - while Ministers fight amongst themselves.

    The Liberal Democrats Demand Better.

    Join our campaign, and help us demand that the government guarantees EU citizens the right to stay in the EU.

  • Article: Oct 25, 2018
    By Brian Milne

    This is an occasion you will not wish to miss!

    Following our hosting of of the East Midlands Regional Conference on November 3rd, (Sessions led by Ed Davey and Mark Pack), we are holding a dinner at "The Pytchley" West Haddon.

    Special guest at the dinner, - 6:30 for 7:00 , is SAL BRINTON. Numbers are STRICTLY limited, so you will need to book as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

  • Article: Oct 23, 2018
    By Phil Knowles

    "If you voted in. If you voted out. If you didn't vote, surely it's right to give the people the final say with The People's Vote. That's Democracy" Cllr Phil Knowles (former European Candidate for the East Midlands.)

    Five hundred thousand, six hundred or even seven hundred thousand.

    Whatever the figure the turnout at the people's Match at the weekend was undoubtedly huge. Add to this the enormous amount of social media on the subject and there can be no doubt that the call for the People's Vote is getting louder, louder on an almost daily basis.

  • Article: Oct 19, 2018
    By Rod Jones on behalf of Rushcliffe Liberal Democrats

    The Conservative County Council Leaders proposal on combining Local Authorities is out for consultation.

    You can convey your views before 31 October at:


    The proposal is presented as saving money but is unable to specify the costs of redundancies/ disruption. There is no guarantee of local accountability. Many areas of Notts lack a Town or Parish Council. Presently many District Councils share some services where there are advantages of economies of scale or geographic considerations.