Liberal Democrats double size of membership since 2015 general election

April 18, 2017 5:00 PM
Originally published by UK Liberal Democrats

The Liberal Democrat General Election campaign has got off to a flying start as new members have seen the party double in size since May 2015.

In the short time since the snap General Election was announced the Liberal Democrats have gained over 2,500 new members.

Commenting on the surge Leader of the Liberal Democrats Tim Farron said: "This election is a chance to change the direction of our country and thousands are joining our fight.

"If you want to avoid a disastrous Hard Brexit. If you want to keep Britain in the Single Market. If you want a Britain that is open, tolerant and united, this is your chance.

Join the Liberal Democrats

"Thousands of people up and down the country are joining the Liberal Democrats so that we can send a message to Theresa May and the Conservative Brexit Government that we do not want a hard Brexit.

"In this General Election it is clear that only the Liberal Democrats can prevent a Conservative majority."