Southville is a 2 member ward in Bristol South Parliamentary Constituency. The last election in Southville was in May 2016 where the candidates were Lena Wright and Richard Rankin. The Liberal Democrats received 5.55% of the vote and we want to increase this in the next election. The next election will be in May 2021.

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Latest News from Bristol

Bristol Lib Dems for Hydrogen Buses

Like many, the Bristol Central Liberal Democrats are extremely concerned about the issue of air quality in our ward.  Particle pollution within Central has often exceeded safety levels outlined by both the European Union and the World Health Organisation.  While the powers and services of local government to mitigate this kind of pollution caused by private transport are modest, it has far more scope to do so in terms of public transport.

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Bristol Liberal Democrats call for Action on Public Toilet Access

Under the current Labour administration, we have seen a dramatic cut in the council’s provision of public toilets citywide.  There are now more former public toilets in Bristol than open public toilets.  Central Ward has been disproportionately hit by this wave of cuts.  In response to criticism of the scale of these cuts, Bristol City Council introduced the Community Toilets Scheme (CTS).  This is a voluntary initiative for local businesses (namely bars and restaurants), to provide the public with access to their toilet facilities.

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your views on the environment

“Both Jos and Andrew are Brislington residents and are concerned about our environment.” 
While everyone at the moment is rightly concerned with Covid, we are currently in a climate and ecological emergency and we want to understand the views of local residents on a range of local issues.
The environment is very close to our hearts, especially in Brislington where we both live, which is why we are: 
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