Bishopston & Ashley Down

Bishopston & Ashley Down is a 2 member ward in Bristol West Parliamentary Constituency. The last election in Bishopston & Ashley Down was in May 2016 where the candidates were Becky Lockyer and Kate Bowman. The Liberal Democrats received 19.98% of the vote and we want to increase this in the next election. The next election will be in May 2021.

Your Liberal Democrat candidates for May 6th 2021 are Phil Kemp and Becky Lockyer.

Contact the local party


Can you donate to help elect a Liberal Democrat Councillor for Bristol?

Your donation can help by funding leaflets and social media advertising, so that we can reach more people with a message of hope.

» Click here to donate to their campaign.

Latest News from Bristol

Surgery Details

Cllr Alex Hartley wants to keep in touch with his residents in as many ways as possible. He welcomes people contacting him either via phone or email, but he also wants to be available to meet residents face to face. He will be holding multiple surgeries a month, of which the details can be found below.

In-person surgery

Online Zoom Surgery

Lib Dems secure unanimous backing on LGBT+ Mental Health Protection Motion

The Bristol Liberal Democrats Silver Motion on LGBT+ mental health provision was approved unanimously by all councillors at last nights Full Council meeting (6th July). The motion calls for the creation of a strategic plan to improve LGBT+ mental health, as well as greater surveying of the LGBT+ community to understand the issues, and more outreach within the Council and to schools to make sure these groups receive adequate treatment.

Read more

Why SEVs should not be banned in Bristol

Currently, there are two sexual entertainment venues (SEVs), commonly known as ‘strip clubs’, in Bristol: Urban Tiger and Central Chambers.

However, a nil cap policy has been proposed, with the effect of banning SEVs in the city. The justification surrounds a theory that SEVs hinder women’s safety in Bristol, contributing to the objectification of women.

No woman should have to feel unsafe on the streets of our city, but blaming women is not the answer.

Read more


Sign in with Facebook, Twitter or Email.