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Quedgeley Fieldcourt

Liam Harries headshotLiam Harries is part of the Quedgeley Fieldcourt Spotlight team.
He is the Liberal Democrat county council candidate for Quedgeley division, which includes the Fieldcourt and Severn Vale areas.
Liam is a current Quedgeley Town Council councillor and lives locally.
If you have an issue you want Liam to take up on your behalf, please do get in touch. You can contact Liam at liam4quedgeley@gmail.com or on Twitter at @quedgeleylds

  • 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.
  • Gloucester Liberal Democrats celebrate Longlevens by-election victory
    Article: May 9, 2022

    Gloucester Liberal Democrats have hailed a superb set of results for the party in the local elections last week.

    The party gained over 200 councillors over England, Wales and Scotland, and took control of three more councils, including the new Somerset Council.

    It was a disastrous night for the Conservatives, who lost nearly 500 councillors and control of 11 councils, and while Labour made modest gains, it was the Liberal Democrats who were the success story of the elections.

  • Dr Rebecca Trimnell and Councillor Paul Toleman standing in front of the tree
    Article: Oct 29, 2021
    Gloucester City Council has temporarily stopped the felling of a tree on open land at St Mary's Street - as local resident Rebecca Trimnell stood in the way of contractors who had already cut down one.
    The contractors have gone away for the day, but could be back on Friday.
    Rebecca Trimnell has spoken to Councillor Paul Toleman and contact has now been made with the open spaces manager asking him for reassurance that the tree will not be cut down.
  • Councillors Ashley Bowkett and Jeremy Hilton outside Debenhams in Kings Square
    Article: Oct 27, 2021
    Liberal Democrat councillors on Gloucester City Council have welcomed the news the city is to receive £20 million from the Government's Leveling Up Fund.
    The decision was announced in the Chancellor's Budget statement on Wednesday.
    Councillor Jeremy Hilton, Lib Dem group leader, said: "The three group leaders met ahead of the local elections to agree on the three projects the council would bid for and tasked officers to prepare the bid document.
  • Councillors Jeremy Hilton and Sebastian Field
    Article: Oct 8, 2021
    The return of the Festival of Light to Gloucester has been welcomed by the Liberal Democrats.
    Gloucester City Council announced the return of the festival, which will run from November until February next year, and will see the light installations bring colour to the city as the nights draw in over winter.
  • Councillors Joanne Brown and Jeremy Hilton
    Article: Oct 6, 2021

    Gloucester City Council must stop advertising artificial grass on its refuse vehicles, according to thee Liberal Democrats.

    Councillor Joanne Brown, who represents Barnwood Ward, challenged the Conservative-run city council to stop advertising environmentally harmful products on the side of its refuse lorries.

  • Councillor Ashley Bowkett wants to see improvements to the tree maintenance budgets
    Article: Sep 15, 2021
    Liberal Democrats on Gloucester City Council have laid down a challenge to the Conservatives to plant more trees in the city and improve tree maintenance budgets.
    Their challenge will be heard at a meeting of the city council when it meets on September 23.
    Councillor Ashley Bowkett, who represents Barnwood, will move a motion calling for the cabinet member Richard Cook to: -
  • Jeremy Hilton with PCC Chris Nelson
    Article: Sep 14, 2021
    City councillors are to debate a motion over concerns about anti-social behaviour and petty crime in Gloucester.
    If approved, the council will invite the newly-elected police and crime commissioner for Gloucestershire, Chris Nelson, to address council on his plans to reduce anti-social behaviour in the city.
  • Jeremy Hilton and Declan Wilson prepare budget amendments 2020
    Article: Apr 8, 2021

    The Liberal Democrats have launched their city council election manifesto with a pledge that Gloucester deserves better after 17 years of Conservative rule.

    The Conservative administration is tired and has run out of ideas and it is time for change in Gloucester in the local elections on May 6.

    The Liberal Democrats have the ideas, energy, enthusiasm and the plan to rebuild the council and help Gloucester prosper as it emerges from the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdowns.