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Working for you on Leicestershire County Council!

The Liberal Democrats are the lead opposition on Leicestershire County Council. Our job is to scrutinise the Conservative administration to ensure that the right decisions are being made for the people of Leicestershire.

Our councillors work hard all year round, keeping in contact with residents and being ready to help with any issues or concerns they might have.

The Leicestershire Liberal Democrat Group

Working for you at County Hall

Recent updates

  • Article: Jul 10, 2018

    A leading local Liberal Democrat is calling for the final EU deal to be put to a vote of the people.

    Leicestershire Lib Dem County Councillor Michael Mullaney said "The Conservative government is in chaos with minister after minister are resigning. There's a complete lack of direction and leadership at the top of government.

  • Article: May 9, 2018

    Local Lib Dems are celebrating a remarkable swing of nearly 24% from the Conservatives in Thursday's Stoney Stanton and Croft by-election.

    The Lib Dem candidate Danny Findlay took the party from a distant third on just 9% last year to a strong second on over 32% this time. The Conservative vote fell by over 24%.

  • Document: Apr 29, 2018
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    Back of Danny Findlay's latest A3 leaflet for Stoney Stanton & Croft includes Danny Findlays campaigns for our local NHS and schools

  • Document: Apr 29, 2018
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    Front page of Danny Findlay's latest A3 leaflet for Stoney Stanton and Croft, it features Danny Findlay's campaign to protect our greenspaces

  • Article: Apr 9, 2018

    Local campaigners have reacted with anger at the revelation that money was the only reason the government cancelled plans to improve rail services in Leicestershire.

    Last year the government cancelled plans to electrify the East Midlands Mainline north of Kettering, which runs through Leicestershire and much of the East Midlands. The Transport Secretary Chris Grayling said the improvements weren't needed because the rail service would be improved instead by the use of bi-mode trains.

  • Danny Findlay has been selected by local Lib Dems to stand in the Stoney Stanton & Croft by-election
    Article: Apr 8, 2018

    Liberal Democrats have picked Danny Findlay to contest the forthcoming Stoney Stanton and Croft County Council by-election.

    The election, to be held on May 3rd was caused by the death of longstanding Conservative Councillor Ernie White. It is the first County Council by-election in Leicestershire since 2011.

  • The Tory-run County Council plans to close Barwell Children's Centre
    Petition: Feb 1, 2018

    "We the undersigned call upon the Council to scrap plans to close Leicestershire's
    Sure Start Children's Centres. These provide a vital service for many local families."

    Conservative Councillors on Leicestershire County Council are proposing to close 24 Children's Centres across the County.
    This petition calls on them to change their minds and keep the Centres open.

  • Article: Jun 2, 2017

    Leicestershire's Lib Dem opposition have urged the ruling Conservative administration to scrap the charges for using the county's domestic recycling centres.

    At the last County Council meeting, Lib Dem Deputy Leader Cllr Stuart Bray (Hinckley St Mary's Division) asked the Leader of the Council if he agreed with the new Conservative Deputy Leader of Derbyshire County Council who said on taking office:

  • bus uturn
    Article: Feb 23, 2017

    The Tory group on Leicestershire County Council made a surprise announcement at yesterday's budget meeting when they withdrew plans to cut £1.3 million in bus subsidies. This would have led to the discontinuation of any bus that did not currently operate on a purely commercial basis except Park and Ride Services. It is estimated that one third of Leicestershire's buses would have disappeared.

  • Article: Feb 1, 2017