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South Central Region

Welcome to the web site of South Central Region Liberal Democrats.

South Central Region covers the counties of Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Oxfordshire, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, and this site contains information about the Liberal Democrats across the region.

  • East Garston event
    Article: Apr 16, 2017

    On Tuesday 11th April, Newbury and West Berkshire Liberal Democrats hosted a panel discussion at East Garston Village Hall to explore the effect that Brexit is likely to have on rural affairs, including the racing industry.

    Thank you to everyone who came along to join us - and to our speakers for the event who are all top notch in their field.

  • The Power of Creativity and Brexit
    Article: Apr 13, 2017

    Baroness Jane Bonham Carter, Liberal Democrat Spokesperson on Culture Media and Sport, will be in conversation with Judith Bunting on Saturday 13th May, to tell us more about the about policies The Power of Creativity and Brexit.

    The UK arts and creative industries are going to be hugely affected by the changes to the freedom of movement, investment and funding and loss of access to the digital single market that are likely to come with Brexit.

  • bar chart aylesbury
    Article: Apr 7, 2017

    Aylesbury Liberal Democrats are celebrating a huge by-election win where they gained a seat from Ukip who dropped to 4th place.

    LD 785, Lab 151, Con 147, Ukip 111, Green 43.

    Congratulations to Cllr Susan Morgan, the Aylesbury team and everyone who came to help out. A real team effort that bodes well for the Bucks County Council Elections next month.

  • LD group March For Europe
    Article: Mar 29, 2017

    The Liberal Democrats have seen their membership surge to 87,000 on the same day Article 50 is triggered.

    Over 5,000 members have joined the party since the beginning of February, when Jeremy Corbyn ordered his MPs to vote in favour of triggering Article 50.

    This comes amid reports that the Labour Party's membership has fallen by almost 11,000 over the last four weeks.

  • Photos of Newbury people at the March for Europe, March 2017
    Article: Mar 27, 2017
    By Judith Bunting
    West Berkshire was well represented at the March for Europe in London, with members of Newbury and West Berkshire Liberal Democrats and West Berkshire Stronger Together EU (WBSTEU) on the move (see below).

    We joined with many thousands of people to march from Marble Arch, down Pall Mall to Trafalgar Square, then along Whitehall to Parliament Square. We heard rousing speeches from Tim Farron on Park Lane, before the march began. He was in front of the crowd again at Parliament Square with the Guardian reporting (at 14:10) as follows: 'Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron cemented his growing role as the political leader of the Remain movement with a well-received address to the Unite For Europe march in Parliament Square.' [Read more...]

  • 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.