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by Site Admin on 4 April, 2024

A Devolved Lancashire?

by Site Admin on 7 December, 2023

The government has announced it is willing to enter into a devolution deal with Lancashire County Council, Blackburn with Darwen Council and Blackpool Council.  Meetings held in late November at the three authorities unanimously supported a draft proposal go out to public consultation. The deal, if given final approval, will transfer new money and powers […]

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Donate & Help Us

by Site Admin on 11 September, 2023

Whenever the General Election comes – and it has to be called by the end of 2024 – we want to make sure there are Lib Dem candidates fighting in both our new constituencies. Could you help us with a donation? By making a donation you confirm that you are eligible to make political donations […]

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Liberal Democrats WIN Somerton and Frome

by Site Admin on 21 July, 2023

The Liberal Democrats have delivered another shocking blow to the Conservative government by winning in Somerton and Frome. Sarah Dyke overturned a Conservative majority of 19,213.  Sarah polled 21,187 votes, winning a majority of 11,008 with a swing of 29%. The extraordinary efforts of Liberal Democrat members and volunteers delivered this historic result, securing the […]

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A New Map

by Site Admin on 14 July, 2023

The Boundary Commission have produced their final report giving the new constituencies on which the next General Election will be fought. In Blackpool there are some changes to both the Blackpool North & Cleveleys and Blackpool South constituencies. Broadly these are: The new Blackpool North & Fleetwood seat comprises around three quarters of the old […]

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Thank you!

by Site Admin on 6 May, 2023

Thank you to everyone who voted for the Liberal Democrats in this year’s elections to Blackpool Council. Overall Labour retained control of the council while the Independents were wiped out. The town hall now has 28 Labour councillors and 14 Conservative, with no other voices represented. We stood four candidates in the local elections. In […]

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