Unity Alliance to Review "Arms Length" Companies

BCP Council's newly formed "Unity Alliance" administration has announced it will be holding a review of a number of "arms length" companies set up by the previous Conservative-run Bournemouth Borough Council.

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Have your say in our future

We've started the process of electing our new leader. Have your say - join the Lib Dems today.


Earlier today (Friday 23rd May) Vince Cable formally announced his resignation as leader of the Liberal Democrats and the process for the election of his successor has been triggered.

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Lib Dem Leader for New BCP Council

We are delighted to announce that the first leader of the new Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council is Liberal Democrat Councillor Vikki Slade.

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We are the Stop Brexit party

Speaking on the Andrew Marr show this morning, ahead of this week's European elections, Leader of the Liberal Democrats Vince Cable said:

"I think it is now quite likely we will get the People's Vote that we are fighting for and it can be done by October.


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Lib Dems Hit The Beach

Liberal Democrats from right across the Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole conurbation hit the beach last week to launch Dorset's campaign for the European Parilamentary elections on Thursday May 23rd.


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Lib Dems Surge in Local Elections

Liberal Democrats across Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch are celebrating a string of successes in the local elections of 2nd May.

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Lib Dems slam rising foodbank use

Foodbank usage in the southwest has reached a record high as Tory Government cuts support for the poorest households

A record number of people in Bournemouth and across the southwest are being forced to turn to foodbanks, according to figures released today by the Trussell Trust.

In the year ending 31 March 2019, 132,510 emergency food packages were delivered to people in crisis in the southwest. This is a 10% increase in the last year and a 26% increase on five years ago. Over 49,000 of the packages were given to children.

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Our Mission Statement for BCP Council

With elections due on Thursday May 2nd, here's our mission statement for the new Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole local authority.

Liberal Democrats in the Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole conurbation are the only credible alternative to the Conservatives and we believe that residents across all our communities deserve better.

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Local Election Candidates Announced

We are delighted to announce that we are standing 33 candidates across the 18 wards in Bournemouth's two parliamentary constituencies this May.  All our candidates are local people with a passion for their communities and they're all eager to serve on the new Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole local authority.

Visit our Candidates page for more details.

Lib Dems Intervene to Protect NHS

Lib Dems stop Tories from offering up NHS in return for trade deals.

Today Liberal Democrat Lords inflicted two significant Government defeats on a bill which could have allowed healthcare deals offering access to the NHS to be signed in return for trade deals.

The two cross-party amendments, which restricted the application of the Bill to the EEA and Switzerland and also restricted the scope of the regulation making powers, were passed by the House of Lords by 36 and 38 votes respectively.
The Healthcare International Arrangements Bill legislates for the Government to makes reciprocal healthcare agreements with other countries.

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