Steve Beasant

Liberal Democrat Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Great Grimsby and Councillor for the East Marsh Learn more

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A record-breaking few months – Lib Dems

by Steve Beasant on 14 June, 2019

Our best ever locals elections, our best ever European elections and our highest ever party membership 🎉 We’ve had an exceptional two months, winning elections, breaking records and growing our movement. Get the low down here: Local Elections We saw our party’s best ever local election results, taking control of twelve councils and winning 706 […]

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Demand better for unpaid carers

by Steve Beasant on 14 June, 2019

As Carer’s Week draws to a close, President of the Liberal Democrats Sal Brinton looks ahead to how we can help unpaid carers In the UK currently seven million people are carers. That is one in ten people and the figure is only rising as demographics change and people live longer with more disabilities and illnesses. […]

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The following article was written by the Lib Dem spokesperson for Environment and Climate Change, Wera Hobhouse and published on June 11th on the PoliticsHome Website. This weekend for World Ocean’s Day we saw people around the world not only celebrating our oceans and marine wildlife, but talking about how important it is we protect […]

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Chuka Umunna: Why I joined the Liberal Democrats

by Steve Beasant on 14 June, 2019

New Liberal Democrat MP Chuka Umuna reveals why he has joined. I went into politics to put something back into the community I am from and to take our country in a progressive direction. My progressive values lead me to strive to work for a fair and open Britain, which has a strong, mixed market economy, […]

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Chuka Umunna joins the Liberal Democrats

by Steve Beasant on 14 June, 2019

The following article was written by Vince Cable and published yesterday on the Lib Dem Website. Leaving a political party is never an easy decision – nor one that one makes lightly. I know that from my own experience nearly 40 years ago! Tonight, Chuka Umunna announced that he has joined the Liberal Democrats. And […]

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Record numbers of people are joining the biggest, strongest Remain party – the Liberal Democrats 🎉 105,480. That’s how many people had joined the Liberal Democrats as of midnight last night. That makes it official – our party is the biggest it’s ever been! First of all welcome to our new members – you’ve joined Britain’s biggest […]

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🚨 SURGE ALERT 🚨 – 17,000 new members!

by Steve Beasant on 7 June, 2019

Today is your last chance to join the biggest, strongest Remain party if you want a vote in our leadership election. Come and have your say on the future of our party from just £1. Wow – 17,000 new people have joined the Liberal Democrats since the start of May! The Count got a little distressed […]

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Tackling the air pollution crisis

by Steve Beasant on 7 June, 2019

Wera Hobhouse tabled a bill to clean up the air we breathe on World Environment Day – read more here ➡ The following article was written by Wera Hobhouse and published on the Lib Dem Website on Jun 05, 2019 Today is World Environment Day, with a focus on air pollution. Air pollution is a major […]

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What kind of world are we giving to our children?

by Steve Beasant on 21 April, 2019

Jo Swinson talks to Ad Lib about why she’s fighting for a better world for the next generation. When my son Gabriel was born, I didn’t imagine that he’d have quite such an active political career before his first birthday. But now he’s experienced one anti-Trump march, two People’s Vote marches, one debate in the […]

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Liberal Democrat MP Layla Moran has today called on the UK Government to recognises Palestine following the Israeli election. Ms Moran, the first MP of Palestinian decent, previously introduced the Palestinian Statehood (Recognition) Bill which would require the UK Government to recognise the State of Palestine within 3 months of the Bill being passed. It […]

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