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BLAKELAW WARD

Liberal Democrat campaigners would be pleased to hear from you on

info@newcastle-libdems.org.uk

  • Gosforth ward surgery 2016
    Event: Mar 4, 2017 10:00 AM - May 27, 2022 12:00 PM
    Gosforth High Street NE3

    Gosforth councillors will be on Gosforth High Street on the first Saturday of every month, outside the Shopping Centre (look out for the umbrella and the sandwich board)

    This is in addition to private Councillor surgeries which are advertised widely and regularly.

    We look forward to seeing you to discuss issues of concern, or just to say hello!

  • Layla Moran
    Article: May 16, 2022

    Liberal Democrats Foreign Affairs Spokesperson Layla Moran MP has condemned the Government's International Development Strategy, just released. She said:

    "The Conservative Government is trying to run and hide from the devastating impact of their aid cuts. The callous decision to slash aid spending is so scarcely mentioned in the Strategy it's like they're pretending it doesn't exist.

  • Ed Davey Badge ()
    Article: May 2, 2022

    The Liberal Democrats have said there are just 48 hours left to force Conservative MPs to get rid of Boris Johnson, so the country can focus on tackling the cost of living emergency.



    The party said the local elections on Thursday, including those here in Newcastle, must act as a wake-up call for Conservative MPs to sack Boris Johnson, and step up help for families and pensioners facing soaring heating bills, rising food prices and unfair tax hikes.

  • Ed Davey Badge ()
    Article: May 2, 2022

    The Liberal Democrats have said there are just 48 hours left to force Conservative MPs to get rid of Boris Johnson, so the country can focus on tackling the cost of living emergency.



    The party said the local elections on Thursday, including those here in Newcastle, must act as a wake-up call for Conservative MPs to sack Boris Johnson, and step up help for families and pensioners facing soaring heating bills, rising food prices and unfair tax hikes.

  • Ed Davey Book
    Article: Apr 22, 2022

    Amidst reports that the Metropolitan Police in London have issued more fines over the party held in the Downing Street garden during lockdown on 20 May last year, Liberal Democrat Leader Ed Davey said:

    "Boris Johnson must immediately declare if he has been given another fine. No more cover-ups, no more lies.

  • Ed Davey
    Article: Apr 12, 2022

    The Liberal Democrats are calling for Parliament to be recalled immediately so MPs can hold a vote of no confidence in Boris Johnson as Prime Minister, following the revelation that both he and Rishi Sunak are to be fined over lockdown-breaking parties at Number 10.

    Responding to the news, Liberal Democrat Leader Ed Davey said:

  • ED Davey conference
    Article: Apr 8, 2022

    The first Home Office figures on arrivals of Ukrainian refugees to the UK reveal that just 1,200 people - less than 3% of those who've applied - have arrived under the 'Homes for Ukraine' scheme.

    Leader of the Liberal Democrats Ed Davey MP said:

    "Tens of thousands of British families have offered to open their homes to Ukrainian refugees, but the Government is squandering their amazing generosity with needless bureaucracy and delays.

  • Layla Moran: Lib Dem MP for Oxford West and Abingdon
    Article: Apr 6, 2022

    Following the atrocities uncovered in Bucha and Irpin, Liberal Democrats are calling for Russian military units involved to be proscribed by the UK Government.

    In his address to the House of Commons in March 2022, President Zelensky asked Parliament to, "please recognise [Russia] as a terrorist state".

  • Robin Ashby
    Article: Apr 6, 2022

    * The typical family in Newcastle is set to pay an extra £121 in national insurance contributions (NICs) this year as cost of living crunch hits.

    * Local businesses are also set to feel the squeeze with £23 million tax hit.

    * Newcastle Liberal Democrats are demanding emergency VAT tax cut to put money back in the pockets of struggling families.

  • Wendy Chamberlain MP, President LDER
    Article: Mar 30, 2022

    Boris Johnson is still refusing to accept that the law has been broken at parties held by his staff while the rest of us were locked down because of Covid (some of which he attended) despite 20 fines being issued by the police.

    Liberal Democrat Chief Whip and former police officer Wendy Chamberlain said: "It is completely absurd that Boris Johnson still won't accept that the lockdown parties in Downing Street broke the law.