We Stand for the 48% - will you stand with us?

THOUSANDS OF BRISTOLIANS were shocked and disappointed by the result of the EU referendum - especially when most of Bristol voted overwhelmingly against Brexit.

It has become completely clear that the Leave campaign had no plan for exiting the EU, plunging the country into political and financial chaos, while the result has stoked up paranoia and xenophobia.

The Liberal Democrats have pledged to fight the next election on a promise to rejoin the EU as quickly as possible.

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Lib Dem Statement on Bristol Port Fracking Allegations

Lib Dem mayoral candidate Dr Kay Barnard has released a statement in response to the news report in The Bristol Cable that the Mayor of Bristol and senior council officials allegedly hid the potential for fracking in Avonmouth, in order to not disrupt the controversial sale of the Bristol Port land.

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OPINION: A personal initiative goes national!

Cllr Anthony Negus has written about how the role of a councillor can help bring together supermarkets and councils to improve the city’s environment.

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Lack of Female Candidates a ‘Serious Democratic Deficit’ – Barnard

With less than a week before voters go to the polls, Lib Dem mayoral candidate Dr Kay Barnard has urged more women to consider standing for election in the future.

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Lib Dems Call on Mayor to Apologise for his Poor Record on Social Housing

The Lib Dems have called on the Mayor to make a public apology for giving the impression the number of social homes built had increased since he was elected, when in fact the reality is the numbers have all but stalled. 

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Lib Dems Call for More Support for Small Business and the Cultural Industries

Liberal Democrat Mayoral candidate Dr Kay Barnard has outlined plans to help businesses, apprentices and Bristol’s cultural attractions.

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Lib Dems Welcome Latest Low Emission Zone Proposals

The local Lib Dems have welcomed the latest national plans to improve air quality, which may see the most polluting vehicles - usually buses and lorries - charged for entering town and city centres.

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'Mayor's Library Approach is a Shambles Beyond Belief' – Hopkins

Lib Dem Group Leader Cllr Gary Hopkins has released a statement commenting on the decision taken by the city’s library assistants to go on strike today over changes to their working conditions.

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Lib Dems Slam Council for Not Celebrating St George's Day

Cllr Gary Hopkins, leader of the Bristol Liberal Democrats, has responded to the decision by Bristol City Council not to hold St George's Day celebrations.

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Lib Dems Prioritise Help and Support for the Most Vulnerable

Liberal Democrat Mayoral candidate Dr Kay Barnard has outlined plans to offer help and support for the most vulnerable in the city by introducing a joined up approach to help tackle homelessness and housing costs, to improve support for people who have suffered abuse and to encourage a ‘relaxed approach’ to the policing of cannabis related offences.

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