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This is the official web site of Gloucester Liberal Democrats. Read about our campaigns, our councillors and how we can all work together to make our city a better place to live.

For the Liberal Democrats, local government is key - localism, community politics, and a real commitment to devolved power are all hallmarks of the Liberal Democrat approach.

We pride ourselves on working hard all year round, not just at election time.

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Latest News

  • Lib Dem leader Sir Ed Davey speaks about the cost of living crisis
    Article: Aug 10, 2022

    The Lib Dems have called for October's expected energy price cap rise to be scrapped - with the cost covered by a windfall tax on energy company profits.

    Experts expect the energy price cap - the maximum amount suppliers can charge their customers in England, Scotland and Wales - to hit £3,615. In October last year the average bill was £1,400.

  • Councillor Sebastian Field outside the Guildhall arts venue in Gloucester
    Article: Jul 15, 2022
    The Liberal Democrat group on Gloucester City Council has welcomed news that the Guildhall is to receive £230,702 from the Arts Council, to refurbish parts of the building and to enhance its live and digital performances.
    The money will go towards creating a new dance rehearsal space with a sprung floor.
  • Lib Dem leader Ed Davey posing with a blue door to send a message to Boris Johnson
    Article: Jun 25, 2022

    The Liberal Democrats have won the Tiverton and Honiton by-election - overturning a Conservative majority of more than 24,000.

    Richard Foord won the Devon seat with more than 22,000 votes after the constituency saw a swing of almost 30%.

    The by-election was triggered when former Conservative MP Neil Parish resigned after admitting watching pornography in Parliament.

  • Liberal Democrat Shadow Cabinet
    Article: Jun 9, 2022
    The Liberal Democrat group on Gloucester City Council form the opposition to the Conservative administration. Their leader is Cllr. Jeremy Hilton who has recently announced his shadow cabinet. The seven member team will shadow the Conservative cabinet until the elections in May 2024 when they hope to take control of the city council. Until then they will provide constructive opposition.
  • Kevin Lee, environmental crime officer at Gloucester City Council, and Councillor Sebastian Field with the clothes bank at Burns Avenue.
    Article: May 10, 2022

    A city councillor is calling for action on disused clothes banks in Gloucester.

    Councillor Sebastian Field, who represents Podsmead for the Liberal Democrats, has already raised the issue with city council bosses.

    A meeting of council in March, Councillor Field asked a question of city council leader Richard Cook about the defunct '2Rs Community' clothes banks in the city. The charity closed down in 2021.