Latest local and national Lib Dem news

  • Article: Apr 9, 2021

    "Prince Philip dedicated his life to our country. We will always be grateful for his amazing service, not least the powerful legacy he leaves to millions of young people who have taken part in his unique Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme.

    "His quiet and steadfast counsel and support of The Queen, is perhaps his greatest if unquantifiable contribution to our nation's history.

    "At this sad time for millions, we should never forget Prince Philip was a much-loved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. So our thoughts must be with the whole Royal Family, but in particular with The Queen at this difficult time."

  • Article: Apr 8, 2021

    No such thing as Superheroes? Meet our Councillors and Activists!

    This May the Liberal Democrats have one mission - make Britain a fairer, greener, more caring country. And we've been doing an amazing job!

    Watch our new video to find out more about the achievements of our superhero Lib Dem Councillors and activists!

  • Article: Apr 6, 2021

    Today the Liberal Democrats have launched our campaign for the local elections in England on 6 May.

    Vote Liberal Democrat on 6 May and you'll get a local champion who will get things done in your community. You'll get a cleaner, greener neighbourhood where recovery comes first and local people are listened to.

  • Article: Apr 3, 2021
    By Wera Hobhouse

    As the Black Lives Matter protests highlighted so powerfully, too many people's lives both in the UK and across the world are blighted by discrimination, inequality and injustice. It is unacceptable.

    There is still so much to do to tackle racial injustice in our country.

    Black and Asian children are more than twice as likely to grow up in persistent poverty as White children. Gypsy, Roma and Traveller, Black Caribbean and mixed-race children are significantly more likely to be excluded from school than other pupils.

  • Steff Dr Who
    Article: Apr 3, 2021

    On BBC Newsnight the Conservative Leader of South Norfolk Council John Fuller said "let's not have a system whereby if you catch Covid you get £500 that's an incentive to spread the disease."

    Liberal Democrat Group leader on Norfolk County Council Steff Aquarone said "The idea that people would want to get a disease that could kill them for just £500 is inhumane. It is deeply insulting to all those people who have lost a loved one and to everyone who has sacrificed so much to follow the rules despite the financial cost.

  • Top 50
    Article: Apr 2, 2021

    FAILURES BY THE CONSERVATIVES RUNNING NORFOLK COUNCIL

    Here is a list of the Top 50 failures by the Conservatives in running Norfolk County Council. Norfolk deserves better than this.

    1- 10

    1: Being the party of council tax

    Their 2017 manifesto commitment was "we will keep council tax as low as possible" but they've increased it by 18% during their 4 years in office! And they have deferred an extra 1% increase to next year after the election.

  • Article: Apr 1, 2021
    By Katharine Macy, Young Liberals Accessiblity and Diversity Officer

    This motion called not just for support, but for acceptance for autistic people.

    This Autism Acceptance Month comes soon after a Young Liberals motion, Autism Support, was passed at Liberal Democrat conference.

    This motion called not just for support, but for acceptance for autistic people.

    Autistic people are more likely than the general population to have other learning difficulties, mental health illnesses and even physical disabilities.

  • Cellar House
    Event: May 1, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    The Cellar House, 2 Eaton Street, Norwich, NR4 7AB

    Got an issue that you need help with?

    If so, come and meet with one of our local councillors in order to discuss your concerns. No appointment necessary.

    We will be able to take these up for you with the City and County Council.