Jo Swinson elected leader of the Liberal Democrats

Jo Swinson is the new leader of the Liberal Democrats, beating Ed Davey in the contest to succeed Vince Cable. In her first speech after the result was declared, Jo said "There is no limit to my ambition for our party and for our movement.  

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Lib Dem Leadership Election 2019

The Liberal Democrat leadership election is open - voting continues for three weeks from today.  We want members to have the opportunity to meet the candidates locally, so our Parliamentary campaigner Andrew George has invited Jo Swinson and Ed Davey to West Cornwall.

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Strong Anti-Brexit message from Liberal Democrat success

The Euro results weren’t just a bloody nose for the Conservative Government. It was a also a thumbs-down for Brexit. Bad news for Brexit Underlying the predictable media hype for the Brexit Party lurks an inconvenient fact… …that support for Brexit has fallen. The BBC/Press Association produced ...

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Liberal Democrats in West Cornwall

In St Ives constituency, with its large rural areas, only the Liberal Party and the Liberal Democrats have ever kept the Conservatives at bay. Andrew George was first elected here in 1997, and took over half the vote in the General Elections of 2001 and 2005. Our core values of supporting local independent businesses, standing up for workers, protecting the vulnerable and fighting for a fairer society have historically resonated with the people of this economically marginalised area. Our tradition of community-based campaigns means that the experience of the people we represent has always been at the heart of our work.

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