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Grantham and Stamford

The Westminster Parliamentary constituency of Grantham and Stamford covers the towns Grantham[2] and Stamford in Lincolnshire with surrounding villages and includes the following wards of South Kesteven District Council:-

Aveland, Belmont, Bourne Austerby, Bourne East, Bourne West, Castle, Casewick, Dole Wood, Glen, Grantham Arnoldfield, Grantham Barrowby Gate, Grantham Earlesfield, Grantham Harrowby, Grantham Springfield, Grantham St Vincent, Grantham St Wulfram's, Isaac Newton, Lincrest, Morton, Stamford All Saints, Stamford St George's, Stamford St John's, Stamford St Mary's and Toller

Grantham and Stamford

South Holland and the Deepings

The Westminster Parliamentary constituency of South Holland and the Deepings covers the area around Spalding and roughly corresponds to the South Holland local government district, with Market, and West Deeping added to it. It includes the South Kesteven District Council wards of Deeping St James, and Market & West Deeping and the following wards of South Holland District Council:-

Crowland & Deeping St James, Donington, Quadring & Gosberton, Fleet, Gedney, Holbeach Hurn, Holbeach Town, Long Sutton, Moulton, Weston & Cowbit, Pinchbeck & Surfleet, Spalding Castle, Spalding Monkshouse, Spalding St John's, Spalding St Mary's, Spalding St Paul's, Spalding Wygate, Sutton Bridge, The Saints and Whaplode & Holbeach St John's

South Holland and the Deepings

Recent updates

  • Article: Jul 16, 2019

    This time next week, Vince Cable will be the former leader of the Liberal Democrats.

    Ballots close at 1pm on Monday 22nd July. That means you have six days to have your say on where our party goes next.

    Later that day, either Ed Davey or Jo Swinson will be announced as our party's new leader. They're both fantastic candidates and either would make a fine leader for the Lib Dems going forward. You can find out more about their plans for our party here:

  • Article: Jul 16, 2019
    By Jane Dodds

    It's been equal parts incredible, exhausting and humbling to be at the centre of a massive Lib Dem parliamentary by-election.

    I'm honoured to join a select group of people who get the full national parliamentary by-election treatment, with the best of the best Lib Dem campaigners in the country fighting to get me elected.

  • John Leech and Adrian Trett campaigning for a Turing pardon
    Article: Jul 16, 2019

    Liberal Democrats have celebrated the announcement that computer pioneer and code-breaker Alan Turing will feature on the new design of the Bank of England's £50 note.

    It was the campaign by the Liberal Democrats, led by John Leech, the former MP for Manchester Withington, which eventually led to Alan Turing's posthumous pardon.

    Following the announcement, Leader of the Liberal Democrats Vince Cable said:

    "Alan Turing made an immeasurable contribution to our country.

    "Not only is he the father of modern computing, but the work that was done at Bletchley Park in cracking the German Enigma Machine saved countless lives in bringing the war to an end.

    "He was for an important period of time also a resident in my Twickenham constituency when he worked at the National Physical Laboratory at Teddington.

    "Today's announcement is monumental in recognising the invaluable work he did. It is also an important reminder of a part of our history where prejudice and blatant bigotry were enshrined in law.

    "In honouring him today, we must also remember that bigotry and discrimination leads to a terrible waste of talent for society as a whole."

    Welcoming today's news, Turing pardon architect John Leech said:

    "It is almost impossible to put into words the difference that Alan Turing made to society, but perhaps the most poignant example is that his work is estimated to have shortened the war by four years and saved up to 21 million lives.

    "I'm absolutely delighted that Turing will be the face of the new £50 note and I hope it will go some way to acknowledging his unprecedented contribution to society and science.

    "But more importantly I hope it will serve as a stark and rightfully painful reminder of what we lost in Turing, and what we risk when we allow that kind of hateful ideology to win."

  • Article: Jul 13, 2019

    As I write this on Friday, I am about to set off for Brecon and Radnorshire, to help the brilliant Jane Dodds campaign in the by-election. It will be my third visit since the Recall petition first started. Make no bones about it, Jane is a brilliant candidate and our team there is outstanding, but we need more people to help over the next few weeks: we have a tough fight on our hands in a very rural seat. We need more people to help deliver leaflets, knock on doors and help with clerical work. Please, please, come and help. Postal votes land on doorsteps, and we need to call on postal voters this coming weekend, before many voters go on holiday.

  • Image result for lib dem meps bollocks to brexit t shirts
    Article: Jul 13, 2019

    After a time-warp 6 week campaign, an 18 hour polling day marathon and an incredible win on 26 May, the sixteen of us went to Brussels in June to take up our new positions as MEPs. You might have heard about the furore we caused!

    The Liberal Democrat cohort are sworn in as MEPs. If you like our tshirts, you can get your own here

  • Article: Jul 11, 2019
    By Layla Moran

    World Population Day is an opportunity to put reproductive rights and issues of gender equality firmly on the global agenda. This year, period poverty must be front and centre of the conversation.

    If the UK Conservative government are serious about eradicating period poverty by 2030 then they must use this opportunity to ensure ending period poverty is in the minds of every single world leader. The Conservative government have a duty to do all they can to end the injustice and stigma surrounding periods in the UK and across the globe.

  • GLD posters
    Article: Jul 11, 2019
    By Kevin Daws

    (What follows is a personal opinion)

    It is not an overstatement to say that 2019 has been a momentous year for the Liberal Democrats and the Green Liberal Democrats with the party achieving its best set of local election results since the 1990s and the best European Parliament Election results for 25 years.

  • Article: Jul 10, 2019

    When we think of great moments of political upheaval, social change and protests for justice, the images which often come to mind are marches. There is something acutely powerful about seeing so many come together to create, for one moment in time, a community of like-minded people. A crowd which passionately believes in a common cause will have its cause noticed. Marches become beacons of free speech and spawn mass movements which captivate people's attention.

  • Article: Jul 10, 2019
    By Benny Curtis

    I'm Benny, and I've been a Liberal Democrat since 2017 - but I never really had a chance to get particularly involved.

    That changed last week when I headed up to Brecon.

    I knew how important this by-election is going in - we can't afford to take it for granted. It's essential as many Liberal Democrats as possible head to Brecon and Radnorshire to support our candidate, Jane Dodds.

  • Grange trees
    Article: Jul 9, 2019
    By Mark Pack Author, 101 Ways To Win An Election

    An excellent idea from Halifax Liberal Democrats

    Love this idea from Cllr James Baker and Halifax Liberal Democrats to help our environment while not losing that key element in a democracy - elected representatives communicating with those who elect them:

    (If you're wondering why anything much non-electronic is required these days, remember that massively widespread though internet access is, not everyone has it, and also the points I previously made here.)