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Liberal Democrats ballot for a new leader

Liberal Democrat members are facing a difficult choice which must be made in the next few days: Who should replace Nick Clegg as the Party’s leader? We have the good fortune to have two plausible candidates for the succession: Tim Farron MP and Norman Lamb MP. A group of Wolverhampton members attended the leadership hustings in Stratford […]

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Charles Kennedy

    It is with great sadness that we announce the death of former leader of the Liberal Democrats, Charles Kennedy. Charles was one of the greatest politicians of his generation, devoting his life to public service, having been elected as a Highlands MP at the age of 23. He was well known for his […]

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New Wolverhampton members welcomed

After the General Election over 16,000 people rushed to join the Liberal Democrats Wolverhampton Liberal Democrats welcomed their new members at a gathering at the Hogshead pub in the City Centre.  It was a great success and members of long standing were able to put the disappointing election results behind them as influx of eager new […]

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Sign the petition to keep the Human Rights Act

  Before the election, Simon Hughes and other Liberal Democrats warned that if the Conservatives won a majority they would scrap the Human Rights Act. And Simon was right: The Conservatives have set scrapping the Human Rights Act as a priority in the first 100 days of this Parliament. We cannot allow them to do […]

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More than 16,000 new members since polling day

Since polls closed on 7 May, more than 13,400 new members have joined the Liberal Democrats. The surge continues as Liberal Democrats across the country have been fighting back and making the case for liberal values of freedom, liberty and change.   JOIN HERE   Liberal Democrat President Baroness Sal Brinton said: “Something quite extraordinary is […]

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West Midlands Police to close public front offices

West Midlands Police announced this week that following a review process they are to close twenty seven public front offices within their police stations across the region within the next twelve months. They have said that after asking 7,000 people for their views, they were told that most people rarely visit their local front office, […]

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Bus shelters are smashed up 141 times in past year

Residents living in certain parts of Wolverhampton are pretty much used to seeing vandalised bus shelters on a regular basis now, particularly around the south of the city on the Birmingham New Road through Lanesfield. The Liberal Democrats have seen a dramatic increase in smashed shelters over the past year, with attacks usually taking place […]

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Youth Zone will become city’s white elephant

Sport England are now set to support Wolverhampton City Council’s £5.5m ‘Youth Zone’ with a contribution of £500,000 towards the total cost. The Youth Zone, which will be located on Worcester Street in the city centre is due to open by 2016. For anyone thinking that a multimillion pound investment in youth services is a […]

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Council fail to update signs after almost 15 years of city status

It is almost 15 years since Wolverhampton was given city status along with Brighton and Hove and Inverness as part of the Millennium celebrations. During that time, Wolverhampton City Council have failed to update major signage across the city. There are numerous signs that are still giving both residents and visitors directions to ‘Wolverhampton Town […]

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Library services in chaos after Labour make cuts

Concerned residents have been contacting the Liberal Democrats expressing their outrage at what has happened to library services across the city since the Labour controlled Council brought in massive cuts. The council has tried to wow some residents in certain areas of the city by building new ‘Community Hubs’ whilst they close down libraries and […]

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