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  • LibDem balloons
    Article: Apr 15, 2021

    Devon Liberal Democrats have confirmed their Devon County Council election candidates to get Devon back on its feet.

    Alan Connett, Leader of the Liberal Democrat Group, Devon County Council, said:

    "I am delighted that the Liberal Democrats are fielding such a strong group of candidates for the local elections across Devon.

  • Devon Manifesto
    Article: Apr 14, 2021

    Devon Liberal Democrats have launched their Devon County Council election manifesto 'Six-to-Fix' setting out their priorities for Devon over the next four years.

    The manifesto identifies six key areas to get Devon back on its feet following the Covid-19 pandemic and years of Tory mismanagement of Devon County Council.

  • Vaisakhi
    Article: Apr 13, 2021

    We wish all those celebrating a Happy Vaisakhi. We hope you have a peaceful and prosperous time.

  • winter fuel
    Article: Apr 13, 2021

    Seventy-one Liberal Democrats MPs, Peers and Council Group Leaders, including Lib Dem leader of Torbay Council, Steve Darling, have written to the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy to oppose the Government's plans to gut a critical scheme allowing energy inefficient homes to access grants.

  • Shirley Williams
    Article: Apr 12, 2021

    You will be missed

  • Ramadan
    Article: Apr 12, 2021
  • HRH - Prince Philip
    Article: Apr 9, 2021

    We pay tribute to Prince Philip the Duke of Edinburgh who died today at the age of 99.

    He dedicated his life to our country and we will always be thankful for his service.

    Our thoughts, prayers and condolences go out to Her Majesty the Queen and the Royal Family.

  • Romani
    Article: Apr 8, 2021

    Today is International Romani Day, a day to celebrate Romani culture and highlight the discrimination and issues faced by Romani people. Many face exclusion and prejudice every day in our society, and there is much more we can do collectively to work towards equality.

  • One month to go
    Article: Apr 6, 2021

    With just one month until polling day, you will start to see the campaign starting to fire up.

    Now is the time to think about getting your postal vote. Go to: www.libdems.org.uk/postal-vote

  • Council Office
    Article: Apr 5, 2021

    Devon Liberal Democrats have criticised Government plans to force local councils to scrap virtual calls and return to face-to-face meetings in person from May.

    Last night the minister for Local Government, Luke Hall wrote to council leaders to inform them that emergency legislation allowing virtual council meetings will not be extended beyond May 7th.

  • Easter
    Article: Apr 4, 2021

  • bodyboardsquote
    Article: Apr 3, 2021

    Liberal Democrats pledge support for the Ban Cheap Polystyrene Bodyboard Campaign.

    Plastic Free Torridge, Plastic Free North Devon and Keep Britain Tidy's Ocean Recovery Project have announced support for a UK-wide ban on selling cheap polystyrene bodyboards from Sir Ed Davey MP, Leader, Liberal Democrats and Tim Farron MP, Environment Spokesperson, Liberal Democrats.

  • oak-sapling
    Article: Apr 1, 2021

    John Birch, along with the support of other Liberal Democrat councillors, has won £3000 for each of the 31 councillors on South Hams District Council to be put towards climate change and biodiversity projects in their area. The funding was agreed at South Hams District Full Council meeting yesterday, 25th March 2021.

  • Trans day visibility
    Article: Mar 31, 2021
    International Transgender Day of Visibility celebrates transgender and gender non-conforming people and raises awareness of discrimination experienced worldwide.
    Our trans siblings have our love and support. We know the importance of being an ally and will continue to be one every day. We see and hear you.🏳‍⚧
  • cranbrook building site development housing
    Article: Mar 30, 2021

    Lib Dems on Mid Devon District Council have succeeded in securing an investigation into the Three Rivers Development (3RDL).

    3RDL is a Company set up in 2017 by the then Conservative leadership on Mid Devon District Council to build houses, with the aim of generating profit for the Council. In February this year, 3RDL obtained planning permission from MDDC to build 9 executive houses in Bampton. As part of that application the Council, at first, required 3RDL to make a financial contribution of £325k towards the delivery of local affordable housing.

  • Same Sex marriage
    Article: Mar 29, 2021
    A key part of the Liberal Democrats 2010 manifesto was to legalise same sex marriage. Thanks to incredible work by Lib Dem MPs, particularly Lynn Featherstone, this legislation was passed in 2013.
    We know that there is still much work to do to ensure equal marriage and LGBT+ rights. We are currently seeking a ban on conversion therapy and will continue to support the LGBT+ community.
  • Holi Festival
    Article: Mar 28, 2021

    Wishing everyone a very happy Holi! We wish you all happiness, joy, prosperity and good health.

  • Passover
    Article: Mar 27, 2021

    We wish those observing the holiday a peaceful and joyous Passover.

    Pesach sameach!

  • Covid rules changes
    Article: Mar 26, 2021

    To reassure residents of Devon over the weekend, you should be aware that the rules for political campaigning have changed as of 8th March 2021.

    You may see campaigners out and about in your area canvassing or leafletting ahead of the elections on 6th May 2021.

    There are rules in place to ensure proper precautions are taken: campaigning should involve the most minimal numbers required, all of whom should be socially distanced by 2 meters, from each other and from you.

  • Transport Pledge
    Article: Mar 26, 2021

    IMPROVING TRANSPORT

    "We want to listen to local concerns about roads, traffic and the impact of development. We'll also champion investment in public transport and improved facilities for walking and cycling."

    RICHARD WORRALL - Candidate for Plymstock Dunstone