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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.

Like us on FaceBook | Follow us on Twitter @RushcliffeLibDm

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

    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 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:

    https://online.ors.org.uk/questionnaire/179097

    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.

  • Article: Oct 11, 2018

    The Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving Animals)(England) Regulations 2018 came into force on 1st October.

    Note the use of the term "activities" as opposed to "establishments" which emphasises that activities such as the online sale of pets are included.

    The animal based activities that require licences are as follows:

  • Article: Oct 11, 2018

    House Shares/Houses of Multiple Occupation - more need to be registered.

    From 1 October 2018, significant changes were made to which HMOs are licensable and minimum room sizes.

    A house in multiple occupation is a property rented out by at least 3 people who are not from 1 'household' (i.e. a family) but share facilities like the bathroom and kitchen.

  • Perfect time
    Article: Sep 10, 2018

    INSPIRATION DAYS

    Inspiration Days are friendly and informal events, designed to give different groups in our membership, the opportunity to develop their skills, learn more about becoming active in the party and meet other like-minded members from across the region.

    Following feedback received from members across the East Midlands, we are working with the Campaign for Gender Balance to host a FREE to attend "Women's Inspiration Day" - hoping to support women across the Region, with participants from as many constituencies as possible.