Steve Beasant

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

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Find more about our new education policy that we’ve just passed at Autumn conference here! The following article was written by Layla Moran and published today on the Lib Dem website. Our colleges and adult education providers are underfunded and unloved. Education opens up opportunities, shows us what we are capable of and challenges our […]

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Vince Cable: speech to Liberal Democrat conference

by Steve Beasant on 15 September, 2019

In his first address to a Liberal Democrat conference since stepping down as leader, Vince Cable will say that the party must be a broad church as it replaces the two old parties in British politics. Please see below Vince Cable’s speech to Liberal Democrat Conference in full. ***PLEASE CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY*** “Thank you for your warm […]

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A Liberal Democrat government will stop Brexit

by Steve Beasant on 15 September, 2019

Conference has just voted for a Liberal Democrat majority government to revoke Article 50 The following article was published today on the Lib Dem website. The European Court of Justice ruled that the UK has the power to unilaterally revoke article 50 and withdraw us from the Brexit process. And the further we get into understanding […]

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Rehabilitation for Offenders – Lib Dems

by Steve Beasant on 15 September, 2019

Lib Dem Conference has passed a new motion that will radically overhaul the UK’s criminal justice system. Learn more here. The following article was published today on the Lib Dem website. Dignity and respect should be at the core of our criminal justice system.  This is crucial if we are serious about reducing reoffending rates, […]

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Stop Brexit to Save the NHS and Social Care

by Steve Beasant on 15 September, 2019

Have you read our new healthcare policy on how we will stop Brexit to save our NHS and social care? Catch up now! The following article was published today on the Lib Dem website. Our health and social health services are at crisis point in the UK. They have been at crisis point for years […]

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Young Carers – Lib Dems

by Steve Beasant on 15 September, 2019

We’ve just passed a motion at Autumn Conference to better support young carers. Find out more here! The following article was written by Harry Samuels and published today on the Lib Dem website. In our country right now, around 6.5million people are classified as carers. And an enormous 700,000 of those are young people. What they do […]

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Why I joined the Liberal Democrats… Sam Gyimah

by Steve Beasant on 14 September, 2019

Hear from our newest MP, Sam Gyimah, on why he has joined the Liberal Democrats Last week, I and twenty brave colleagues took the ultimate step of defying the Conservative whip to make crashing out on October 31st illegal. In an unprecedented move, Boris Johnson withdrew the whip from us all. I won’t be seeking […]

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Equal Marriage

by Steve Beasant on 14 September, 2019

We’ve just passed a motion in bringing in same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland and ending the spousal veto. Find out more! The following article was written by Christine Jardine and published today on the Lib Dem website. One of the crowning achievements of our time in the coalition was legalising same-sex marriage. This was a […]

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Wera Hobhouse’s conference speech!

by Steve Beasant on 14 September, 2019

Catch up on MP for Bath, Wera Hobhouse‘s speech at Autumn conference! Wera started by talked about everything we’ve achieved in just the time since the last conference. “Number of councillors UP Number of MEPs UP Number of MPs UP Membership UP Polling UP. Is there anything that can stop us now?” She then talked about the scale of the […]

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Sam Gyimah MP has just joined the Liberal Democrats!

by Steve Beasant on 14 September, 2019

Dear Steve, This evening, I had the pleasure of welcoming Sam Gyimah onto stage at Lib Dem conference, as our eighteenth member of Parliament. Sam Gyimah is a fantastic Remain campaigner. He was one of the 21 Conservative MPs that had the whip removed for helping us to stop no deal.  He is a man […]

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