Steve Beasant

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

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We can stop a no deal Brexit

by Steve Beasant on 15 August, 2019

I am determined to do whatever it takes to stop Brexit, and the Liberal Democrats will continue to lead the Remain cause, as the strongest, and most consistent party arguing that our best future is in the European Union. The following article was written by Jo Swinson and published today on the Lib Dem website. […]

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Sarah Wollaston joins the Liberal Democrats

by Steve Beasant on 15 August, 2019

Meet our fourteenth Liberal Democrat MP – Dr Sarah Wollaston – and hear why she’s joined the party. The following article was written by Sarah Wollaston and published today on the Lib Dem Website. After very careful thought, I have come to the conclusion that I can best serve the interests of my constituents by […]

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Plans to charge EU citizens for use of the NHS have been circulated to hospital staff. It’s a flagrant breach of the PM’s pledge to protect their rights and the Liberal Democrats demand better. The following article was written by Sir Ed Davey MP, and published yesterday on the Lib Dem website. I can think […]

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Liberal Democrat MP Layla Moran has written to Cabinet Secretary Sir Mark Sedwill calling on him to block the appointment of Dominic Cummings as an Advisor to Boris Johnson on grounds of suitability. The letter cites that Cummings has previously been found in contempt of parliament for refusing to attend a Select Committee and highlights a track record […]

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Johnson’s immigration plan is completely meaningless

by Steve Beasant on 28 July, 2019

The UK had a points-based system, but it didn’t work and was scrapped 8 years ago. The following article was published on the Lib Dem Website on July 26 The likes of Boris Johnson and Nigel Farage like to talk about an ‘Australian-style’ immigration system because it sounds tough. But as with most things Johnson […]

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“In Uxbridge and South Ruislip, Boris Johnson is big on words, little on action” The following article was written by Elizabeth Evenden-Kenyon and published on the Lib Dem website on July 25. In Uxbridge and South Ruislip Boris Johnson is big on words, little on action, and completely lost when it comes to listening. When […]

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Another 5,000 new Liberal Democrats! 🎉

by Steve Beasant on 27 July, 2019

Over 5,000 people have joined the Lib Dems since Monday! Read Chuka Umunna’s welcome to them now ➡ Since Jo became our party’s new leader on Monday night, we’ve had another membership surge. There are now another 5,000 Liberal Democrat members and supporters – from one newbie to another, welcome! When I joined I was […]

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Jo Swinson: I am a candidate for Prime Minister

by Steve Beasant on 22 July, 2019

In a speech at the press conference to announce the new Liberal Democrat Leader in London this afternoon, in which Jo Swinson was elected, she said: *Please check against delivery* Thank you all so much. I am delighted, honoured, absolutely over the moon to stand before you as the leader of the Liberal Democrats. And as the […]

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Jo Swinson elected Lib Dem Leader

by Steve Beasant on 22 July, 2019

Jo Swinson has today been elected as the new leader of the Liberal Democrats. Jo Swinson , the MP for East Dunbartonshire, won the leadership election this afternoon, receiving 47,997 votes.  The contest, fought between Jo Swinson and Ed Davey, followed a 20,000 surge in members for the Liberal Democrats after successful local and European elections. Addressing […]

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Vera Hobhouse: Divorce To Be Fit For The 21st Century

by Steve Beasant on 28 June, 2019

Divorce To Be Fit For The 21st Century Divorce can be traumatizing and impact whole families, for years after the event. Up until now the legal process through which divorce happens, has further exasperated this trauma – dragging out the process and forcing couples into conflict, to assign legal blame. Currently it is impossible to […]

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