Liberal Democrat


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Liberal Democrat

a member or supporter of the Liberal Democrats
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The Liberal Democrat administration took away the pensioners' meals on wheels service, closed elderly care homes and now 130 home helps are being sacked by the council.
Nationalists yesterday appealed to the Liberal Democrats to come to the negotiating table in an attempt to form a coalition administration in Scotland.
In fact, it was the weakness of Liberal Democrat support entering the election combined with UKIP which played a major role in winning the absolute majority for the Conservative Party.
FLINTSHIRE Liberal Democrats are celebrating an overwhelming win for their candidate in the New Brighton by-election for a seat on Flintshire Council Sara Parker gained 365 votes, 124 more than her nearest rival.
There are currently 11 Liberal Democrat councillors in Birmingham out of a total of 120.
That's not because former Liberal Democrat voters are voting Tory.
The Liberal Democrat policy has been to favour the Single Transferable Vote or STV in a multi-member constituency, which allows a more subtle delivery of the popular to parliament, while also maintaining the constituency link, as no one wants to move to a national list system which gives far too much power to the party managers who are allowed to place the candidates on the order (someone in place 10 is very likely to get a seat, while the unfortunate fellow placed 200 may struggle).
Summary: The leader of the Liberal Democrats in Liverpool has called on Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg to pull out of the coalition Government.
ALYN AND DEESIDE: John Bell, Welsh Conservative; Shane Brennan, Plaid Cymru; Carl Sargeant, Welsh Labour; Michael Joseph Whitby, British National Party; Peter Williams, Welsh Liberal Democrats.
IN response to the article (ECHO December 16 ) Liverpool Labour and Liberal Democrats in pact to solve cash crisis, I question the claim by Warren Bradley that the Liberal Democrats are setting aside tribal politics in Liverpool for the greater good.
My only sadness is the navety of those who supported the Liberal Democrats in the general election, especially students who believed this party could ever be trusted to protect their interests.

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