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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

  • FGW Train
    Petition: Sep 1, 2020

    Lib Dems in Wiltshire call for a rail fare freeze.

    We are calling for the annual increase in rail fares from next January to be cancelled.

    This would save typical commuters in Wiltshire between £33 and £165 next year.

    At a time when so many families are stretched because of COVID-19, the Conservatives seem happy for commuters in Wiltshire to face another hike in the price of their season tickets.

  • Parking Survey (Wiltshire Liberal Democrats)
    Article: Aug 28, 2020
    By Wiltshire Liberal Democrats

    As part of Wiltshire Lib Dem's Residents Survey, we want to hear your views specifically on parking.

    If you're interested in taking part, please complete this short survey: https://libdems.typeform.com/to/SCQI8BTR

  • TV Remote
    Article: Aug 17, 2020

    Lib Dems demand Govt step in as over 30,000 pensioners in Wiltshire lose free TV licence.

    The Liberal Democrats are calling on the Government to reinstate free TV licenses for over 75s during the COVID-19 crisis, amid concerns that the decision to cut this benefit will leave millions of elderly people without television at a critical time.

  • Liz Webster with Cows in Field
    Article: Aug 13, 2020
    By Ed Sawyer

    Her call comes ‎as shocking new figures from farm insurance specialists NFU Mutual show thefts from Wiltshire farms doubling in a year to £1m.

    "As a Wiltshire farmer I am fully aware that rural crime has been on the increase in our County. The figures from the NFU Mutual insurance company confirm this.

  • Sarah Gibson, Wiltshire Lib Dem Spokesperson for Planning & Housing
    Article: Aug 7, 2020

    The Liberal Democrats have condemned the Conservative Government's plans to reform the planning system, arguing that proposed changes will do nothing to alleviate the housing crisis in Wiltshire.

    The Liberal Democrats believe the Conservatives' proposals will not help those who are stuck on waiting lists and express concern that zoning plans risk "leaving whole areas behind."

  • Article: Jul 22, 2020
    By Wiltshire Liberal Democrats

    A resolution to support Wiltshire Air Ambulance's fight for proper compensation after the Novichok attack has won the backing of Wiltshire Council. The motion was put forward by Salisbury Lib Dem Wiltshire Councillor Brian Dalton.

    Reacting to his success, Cllr Dalton said,

    "I am delighted that my motion got overwhelming cross-party support from my fellow Wiltshire Councillors. We all know how important our Air Ambulance is, how brave their whole team is and that they have not got fair treatment from the promises made by Government.

  • Article: Jul 22, 2020
    By Wiltshire Liberal Democrats

    After a two-hour debate involving more than 20 Wiltshire Councillors, the Council voted by 52 to 31 to reject a resolution encouraging cycling, walking and horse riding.

    The surprise result comes as town and parish councils put forward over 200 new schemes to do just that. The government has also awarded the Council £900,000 to support these schemes.

  • Back Our Frontline Support Package (Liberal Democrats)
    Article: Apr 20, 2020
    By Liberal Democrats

    Day after day, our NHS and care staff are putting their lives at risk to keep us safe and care for the critically ill, suffering from coronavirus.
    Working long shifts, often isolated from their families, the sacrifices they are making for us all during this pandemic are incredible.

    Yet alarmingly, many aren't getting the support they need. The Government is failing too many NHS and care staff, especially on personal protective equipment (PPE) and testing for coronavirus.

  • Old Incandescent Lightbulb
    Article: Mar 4, 2020
    By Wiltshire Liberal Democrats

    Trowbridge Town Council last year declared a Climate Emergency and this year stated they would switch to a 100% Green Energy Suppliers when the current contracts expired.

    At last night's Policy and Resources Committee meeting a new contract with Opus Energy was signed for 100% Renewable Gas and Electricity. The Supply will start from the end of March. Trowbridge Town Council are moving much faster than a lot of other Parish and Town Councils to combat the Climate Emergency thanks to constructive motions from The Lib Dem Team.

  • You Are Welcome Here (Wiltshire Liberal Democrats)
    Article: Feb 21, 2020
    By Wiltshire Liberal Democrats

    Liberal Democrats in Wiltshire are taking their "You are Welcome" campaign to Wiltshire Council.

    The campaign aims to get Conservative controlled Wiltshire Council to do more to engage with our EU residents here in Wiltshire - some of whom have uncertain futures.

    Many EU residents nationally have faced threats and abuse since the decision to leave the EU despite contributing significantly to our communities and the local economy.