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Welcome to the Lib Dem's Basingstoke website. Given the recent results in the election the party members in Basingstoke are determined to carry on, and we would like you to join us. We shall continue to work for Basingstoke all year round. Please contact us about incidents you see in and around Basingstoke. We have an on-line form to complete please see the navigation panel on the left hand side of the screen. Got a Problem? We are here to help. Please note you will have to be a registered user with this site to use this. This is to ensure we have the correct contact details. We shall undertake the appropriate action.

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Recent updates

  • Article: Mar 27, 2017

    The Liberal Democrats have highlighted six tests that the Labour party have already failed on Brexit, in response to Keir Starmer's speech today.

    These include failing to oppose the Government's hard Brexit plans, stand up for Britain's membership of the Single Market or give the British people the final say on the Brexit deal.

  • Article: Mar 22, 2017

    Commenting on today's attack in Westminster, Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron said:

    "These were horrific and deeply tragic events and my thoughts and prayers are with the family and loved ones of those who lost their lives today and the many more who are injured.

    "The bravery and professionalism of the police and emergency services has been truly humbling."

  • Article: Mar 21, 2017

    The Liberal Democrats have today published a paper setting out the challenges facing the UK's creative industries.

    The Power of Creativity and Brexit paints a testing picture for the industry, with potentially huge impacts from changes to freedom of movement, loss of investment and funding and less access to markets after Brexit.

  • Article: Mar 21, 2017

    George Galloway's decision to stand in the Manchester Gorton by-election could boost the chances of a Liberal Democrat win.

    Mr Galloway once acted like a cat during a stint on reality show Big Brother but his politics are perhaps even more alarming.

    George Galloway cat

    Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron said: "While George Galloway won't pick up enough votes to win, he clearly will take a number of votes from Labour. That increases our chances of winning as the only party that can beat Labour in Manchester Gorton.

  • Gavin Brighton Hill
    Article: Mar 21, 2017

    Every school in Basingstoke will see budget cuts before 2020, even after new funding plans are put into place warns Liberal Democrat Group Leader Gavin James. The Liberal Democrats are calling for an urgent change of policy.

    Whilst the Government claims that school funding will increase, it does not take into account that schools are having to face the unfunded rises in pay, pension and National Insurance contribution.
  • TimFarron
    Article: Mar 20, 2017

    Commenting on news that Theresa May is to trigger Article 50 on the 29th March, Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron said:

    "Theresa May is embarking on an extreme and divisive Brexit. She has rushed this through without a plan, and without a clue.

    "On the day Theresa May is travelling the country claiming she wants to bring the United Kingdom together, she lets it be known she is about to unleash division and bitterness.

  • Article: Mar 20, 2017

    There are various links to show you some of the key events at our recent national conference in York"

    Watch Tim Farron's Live Q&A over on our Facebook page:


    Tim took questions from the audience, and from you at home, submitted in advance and live on the day, covering everything from Europe, to Health, to Housing to how to get young people involved in politics.

  • Article: Mar 19, 2017

    Tim Farron's speech to the 2017 Liberal Democrat Spring Conference

    Whether you support Brexit or not, Britain needs a decent opposition

    A few weeks ago I was in Doncaster, filming for a Laura Kuenssberg documentary. They took me to a pub to meet a group of people who had voted Leave, and I got talking to one of the guys there - a Scottish businessman who'd lived in Yorkshire for many years, a bit older than me, pro-union, anti-Europe.

  • Article: Mar 19, 2017

    The Liberal Democrats have demanded the government re-open the Dubs child refugee scheme, at the party's Conference in York.

    The party has slammed the Government reasons for closing the scheme as 'lies'.

    The Government has been condemned for closing down a scheme to accept lone refugee children marooned in Europe after allowing just 350 displaced youngsters, not thousands as expected.

  • Article: Mar 19, 2017