Liberal Democrats

16th May 2023 | By Callum Pickup

Richard Kilpatrick wins Didsbury West

The Lib Dems gain from Labour in Didsbury West, with former councillor Richard Kilpatrick winning back his seat in the council.

Withington, Didsbury and Deansgate

30th April 2021 | By George Crafer

What are the wards to look out for in this week’s local election?

The local elections are just around the corner. On 6 May a third of the city region’s councillors are facing re-election. If you live in...


11th December 2019 | By Daniel Mardle

Liberal Democrats and Greens stress that this is ‘the climate election!’

Extinction Rebellion have been engaging with election candidates and constituents about addressing climate change.   At an election hustings in Chorlton, local candidates were invited but the...


24th April 2018 | By Kieran Hepworth

All Manchester council seats up for grabs on Thursday following boundary changes

The local elections for Manchester City Council will take place on Thursday 3rd May with all 96 seats in 32 wards being fought following boundary...


12th January 2017 | By nq_admin

Lib Dem Mayoral candidate: “It’s time to scrap GMSF”

Jane Brophy, the Liberal Democrat candidate for Mayor of Greater Manchester, is calling for the Greater Manchester Spacial Framework (GMSF) to be scrapped.  Mrs Brophy, who's Mayoral...

Manchester city council

11th January 2017 | By nq_admin

Manchester City Council respond to Lib Dem claims that 5% tax increase is to fund town hall bosses pay rise

Responding to claims from the Liberal Democrats that there will be a 5% increase in council tax to accomodate a pay rise for top town...


11th January 2017 | By nq_admin

Police report a sharp rise in dating-app sexual assault in Greater Manchester

Police in England have linked over 500 crimes across the country to the use of dating apps Tinder and Grindr, including murder, rape and child abuse,...


2nd December 2016 | By nq_admin

Liberal Democrats’ attempt to protect Stockport greenbelt rejected as Labour team up with Conservatives

Former Liberal Democrat MP, Mark Hunter, last night led a rebellion in Stockport council, forcing the chamber into a vote on plans to build more...


23rd November 2016 | By nq_admin

‘Wrap Up Manchester’ campaign hailed as huge success after more than 1,000 items donated

Human Appeal's first ever Wrap Up Manchester campaign has been hailed as a huge success by the Liberal Democrats who helped out the charity last week....


18th November 2016 | By nq_admin

Lib-Dem’s John Leech reiterates support for Safe Standing areas in football stadiums

"Safe standing is an idea whose time has come" says campaigner as Premier League clubs agree to hold further talks Plans to introduce safe standing have inched forward...


17th November 2016 | By nq_admin

Top Liberal Democrats launch support for Human Appeal campaign

Prominent politicians in Greater Manchester have made last minute pleas with the public to donate any spare coats to Human Appeal's 'Wrap Up Manchester' campaign before the winter season....