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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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National Leadership Contest

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

Click here to listen to her inspiring acceptance speech, we recommend listening from 34:19 onwards.

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.

Congratulations to Caroline and Martin 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: Aug 16, 2019

    People are fed up of seeing politicians arguing for things that put their party's interest above the country. We have to come together to prevent Boris Johnson crashing us out the EU without a deal. I'm proud of the work that the Liberal Democrats have done with MPs from all parties and none to make stopping Brexit a real possibility.

  • Article: Aug 16, 2019
    By Chris Lovell

    Coming straight off the back of the Brecon and Radnorshire campaign, we launched our election campaign for Sheffield Hallam at the weekend, with more than 100 people who joined us to knock on doors, deliver leaflets, and help with clerical work in the office.

    It seems like promising Lib Dem by-elections are like buses - you wait for a long time and then two come along at once!

  • Article: Aug 15, 2019
    By Jo Swinson

    In just eleven weeks, however, our country faces an immediate crisis: crashing out of the EU without any deal. The most cavalier and catastrophic of Brexits: putting at risk hundreds of thousands of jobs , public services including our NHS , and even our national security.

    So in this moment of national emergency, I stand ready to work with anyone to stop Boris Johnson and his hard-line Brexit government.

  • Article: Aug 14, 2019
    By Jo Swinson

    Our party is going from strength to strength.

    We now have more than 116,000 members, as well as almost 15,000 registered supporters.

    Our team in the House of Commons is growing too. A little over a week ago, we welcomed Jane Dodds as our newest MP.

    Today, we welcome another addition to our team. Dr Sarah Wollaston.

  • Article: Aug 14, 2019
    By Sarah Wollaston

    After very careful thought, I have come to the conclusion that I can best serve the interests of my constituents by joining the Liberal Democrats.

    Brexit has not only sucked all the political oxygen from government over the past three years, but it has also consumed the funding and energy that should have been invested in local communities, tackling climate change and supporting the workforce and infrastructure of our NHS, schools and transport.

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