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The Wiltshire Liberal Democrats are a political organisation based in Chippenham. We work across and represent the five constituencies in Wiltshire, which include - North Wiltshire, Chippenham, South West Wiltshire, Salisbury and Devizes. For details on our local party in Swindon please click the Swindon map below.

To find more details of our work locally in each constituency please click on the maps below. Or to find out more about the work of our Liberal Democrat group at Wiltshire Council scroll to the newsfeed beneath.

Chippenham constituency Devizes constituency North Wiltshire constituency Salisbury constituency South West Wiltshire constituency Swindon Constituency

  • Upcoming Hustings (Wiltshire Liberal Democrats)
    Article: Nov 18, 2019

    These hustings will provide a fantastic opportunity to meet your Liberal Democrat Candidate for the upcoming General Election.

    Keep an eye out for more!

    Helen Belcher - Chippenham

    1. Online Broadcasting Hustings - 25th November - 7pm. Link will follow.
    2. Climate Friendly Hustings - 28th November - 7pm to 9pm - St Margaret's Hall, Bradford on Avon, BA 15 1DE
    3. Make Votes Matter Hustings - 2nd December - Neeld Hall, Chippenham, SN15 3ER.
    4. St. Peter's Church - 4th December - Lords Mead, Chippenham SN14 0LL
  • Brian Mathew (Elizabeth Charles)
    Article: Nov 14, 2019
    By Brian Mathew

    Only 82.9% of patients arriving at A&E in Bath, Wiltshire and Swindon area were treated or admitted within four hours in October 2019, according to damning figures published today by NHS England.

    This is well below the official target of 95% of patients attending A&E being admitted, transferred or discharged within four hours.

  • Article: Nov 14, 2019

    The Swindon Liberal Democrats are launching their campaign on Monday to ask voters in both Swindon constituencies to Stop Brexit and end the uncertainty which is stifling our economy and chasing away green jobs and investment.

    Speaking at an Automotive event about his decision to locate the continent's first giga factory in Berlin, Germany, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said "Brexit [uncertainty] made it too risky to put a Gigafactory in the UK".

  • Article: Oct 29, 2019
    By Wiltshire Liberal Democrats

    Liberal Democrats here in Wiltshire are welcoming the chance to put their plan for the county.

    Wiltshire Liberal Democrats passionately believe that Britain is stronger in the European Union. We are the biggest, strongest anti-Brexit party and we have led the fight to stop Brexit for three years.

    Just as important to Liberal Democrats in Wiltshire, is tackling the Climate Emergency. Our candidates are dedicated to cracking down on air pollution and investing in renewable energy, creating green jobs across the UK. This is a global emergency where working from within the EU is needed to lead on this emergency and protect our planet.

  • Ian Thorn - Removed from Wiltshire Council Meeting Tweet (Ian Thorn, Liberal Democrats)
    Article: Oct 9, 2019
    By Josh Charles

    Liberal Democrat Opposition Council Leader Ian Thorn was asked to leave a Wiltshire Council Brexit Meeting yesterday in an effort to have an open and transparent discussion.

    Asserting that Wiltshire residents should be made aware of Wiltshire Council's Brexit Preparations, Councillor Ian Thorn was asked to leave the meeting.

  • VC Hustings
    Article: Jun 17, 2019

    Selections news from Salisbury:

    We've selected our next Parliamentary Candidate!

    We are delighted to share with you the news that at today's hustings Victoria Charleston was selected as Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Salisbury.

    We have a candidate that brings an energy and enthusiasm that is infectious and inspiring, her experiences of working in Parliament and for a national charity will prove invaluable in the coming months.

  • Andrew Bryant & Denis Bates
    Article: Jun 12, 2019
    In Trowbridge FOCUS

    It's time to demand better for Trowbridge. Our town has been ignored for far too long by the ruling Conservatives.

    Under them, our town centre has declined, our roads are a mess and our schools don't receive fair funding, so our children are disadvantaged.

    The Conservatives have cut our Police. They have abolished our Youth Service. Local, young families are struggling to find an affordable first home.

  • Cllr Ian Thorn
    Article: Jun 11, 2019

    Ian Thorn, leader of the Liberal Democrat group on Wiltshire Council has challenged the three prospective Tory candidates for Wiltshire leader on five key areas.

    1. Will you wholeheartedly endorse Wiltshire Council's policy on climate emergency and champion it's implementation?

    2. Will you re-introduce a youth service to the county?

    3. Will you expand the Shared Lives programme?

    4. Will you move from a cabinet model to a committee structure?

    5. Will you hold a hustings meeting for all councillors

    "All five challenges focus on our long term future, our support for the most vulnerable and good governance' said Ian Thorn. "I look forward to a healthy debate."

  • New Lib Dem group leader Cllr Ian Thorn and deputy group leader Cllr Ruth Hopkinson
    Article: Jun 10, 2019

    The Liberal Democrat group on Wiltshire Council have announced their new shadow Cabinet spokespeople, following their group AGM on Saturday 8thJune 2019.

    The meeting also saw the re-election of Ian Thorn as the leader of the opposition on Wiltshire Council.

    Cllr Thorn commenting on the appointment of the new spokespeople said, "With less than two years to go until the next Wiltshire Council election, it is now very important to challenge the Conservative administration at every opportunity and these appointments will play a crucial part in doing so."

  • Article: Jun 8, 2019
    By Cllr Neville Farmer in Corsham FOCUS

    Corsham has had a market town charter since 1285 but the few stalls that occupy a corner of the Newlands Road Car Park every Tuesday hardly constitute a proper market. Wiltshire's stretched council services make it unlikely that they can change things.

    Local Liberal Democrat and Town Councillor, Neville Farmer believes successful markets boost town centres and community spirit. He is working with other Councillors to explore starting a new market and he's interested to hear what you want.