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East Devon Liberal Democrats

"Changing Britain's Future: no one shall be enslaved by poverty, ignorance or conformity"
Liberal Democrat Constitution

Agitating to achieve a stronger economy and fairer society across East Devon and beyond

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We now have a new leader in Jo Swinson and look forward to working with her for the future.

Jo Swinson Leader

Local News

Welcome to the many new members and supporters that have recently joined us here in East Devon,many since Jo was elected on 22nd July.

Eleanor Rylance has recently written on prorogation click here to see it

Congratulations to Caroline Voaden and Martin Horwood for their success being elected as MEPs for the South West, click to get to know them, and follow them on social media to keep up to date with what they are doing on our behalf.

May local elections results

Our East Devon local party members standing on EDDC

Broadclyst: Sarah Chamberlain and Eleanor Rylance

Exe Valley: Fabian King

Exmouth Brixington: Andrew Colman

Exmouth Town: Eileen Wragg

Exmouth Withycombe Raleigh: Steve Gazzard and Brenda Taylor

Click here to see why people vote for local Liberal Democrats

Click here to see what Liberal Democrats believe

Finger on the pulse: national party updates

  • Article: Oct 19, 2019

    After today's votes, the fight to stop Brexit continues.

    Hundreds of thousands of people are marching outside Parliament, where I've just finished voting, to demand a final say.

    After today's votes, Boris Johnson must obey the law and send a letter asking for Article 50 to be extended.

    We will use that extra time to secure a People's Vote, to keep Britain in the European Union and to reject this awful deal.

  • Article: Oct 19, 2019
    By Christine Jardine

    There was a question at an early hustings which reminded me of exactly why I am a Liberal Democrat and why I am standing to be your Party President.

    The question itself was about books and what we had been reading recently which, for me, was a special edition of Life Magazine dedicated to Robert Kennedy on the 50th anniversary of his assassination.

  • Article: Oct 18, 2019

    Download the manifestos

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    Voting for the federal board election will open at 9 a.m. on 29th October 2019. You can find out more about all the internal elections here: www.libdems.org.uk/internal-elections

    A note on the manifestos: The order in which candidates' manifestos appear was generated at random using the =RAND() Excel function. The document contains all the manifestos that were correctly supplied by the deadline for candidates supplied by the Returning Officer.

  • Article: Oct 17, 2019

    History is inescapable. It helps define our identity, our culture and our sense of belonging. By connecting to the past, we gain a better understanding of ourselves and our place in the world. Yet, some parts of history are ignored, suppressed or erased altogether. None more so than black history.

    Although black people have been living in Britain as far back as the Roman Empire, their place in our national history has been exiled to the farthest margins.

  • Article: Oct 17, 2019

    It seems Boris Johnson has managed to cobble together yet another disastrous Brexit deal.

    It remains to be seen if he can get the deal passed by the House of Commons, but we already know two things for certain:

    We will use every option available to give you the right to stop Brexit

    1. Whatever deal Johnson proposes, it's not as good as the one we have now as a member of the EU.
    2. We will not stop fighting to stop Brexit.

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