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Welcome to the website of Carlisle Lib Dems

Carlisle Lib Dems are pleased to serve the approximately 107,000 residents of the Great Border City, Carlisle via our Dalston City Council member, Trevor Alison.

As no party won overall control of Cumbria County Council in the last elections which took place in 2017 The Liberal Democrats formed an alliance with Labour. We have 16 members representing areas across Cumbria on Cumbria County Council.

We are delighted to have the candidacy of Julia Aglionby, a Chartered Surveyor and Agricultural Valuer - consultant to H&H Land and Property and the Foundation for Common Land in the coming General Election.

The people of the UK and Carlisle face an uncertain future thanks to Brexit. The Lib Dems nationally and in Carlisle are united in our belief that people deserve better than this.

Carlisle should not have to suffer the chaos that has been brought upon us all by the Conservative Party and their "do or die" brexit and policies that benefit the few, nor should we endure the week opposition and untested, reckless policies of the Labour Party and Jeremy Corbyn.

When the election comes vote for Julia Aglionby to represent the interests of all Carlisle residents in Westminster.

Lib Dems Protect Jobs

A vote for the Julia Aglionby, LibDem candidate for Carlisle, is a vote for a thriving, skilled and fairer local economy. As the LibDem MP for Carlisle, I will protect existing jobs and create opportunities for investment and employment.

Julia Aglionby and Carlisle Lib Dems will protect jobs

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Demand Better for our The NHS

The Liberal Democrats are the only party that have a clear plan for the NHS and Social Care. We will build a better health and care system in Carlisle and across the UK by boosting budgets and supporting the work done by Doctors and Nurses. We will increase stretched budgets and put an end the battles faced by our healthcare professionals.

Tim during health questions

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Heidi Allen Joins the Liberal Democrats

Heidi Allen joins the Lib Dems

Heidi Allen, the former Conservative MP for South Cambridgeshire has joined the Lib Dems. Heidi, who has represented her constituency since 2015, resigned from the Conservatives in February 2019. Before politics she worked for many organisations, including ExxonMobile and Royal Mail.

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Rory Stewart resigns Conservative whip and will not seek re-election

Rory Stewart, MP for Penrith and the Border has today resigned the Conservative whip and will not stand in the coming General election.

Rory Stewart Resigns - Carlisle Lib Dems (Crown Copyright)

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Lib Dems announce £9,000 Adult Education & Skills Funding

Layla Moran Shadow Cabinet member for Education

At the recent Liberal Democrats conference in Bournemouth the party unveiled a new £9,000 lifelong learning and skills fund for every person in the UK.

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Happy Pride Day Cumbria

Happy Pride Day Cumbria

Unlike any other major party, the Liberal Democrats have kept equality at the heart of the policy making process.

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Register To Vote

Speculation is mounting that October will see Labour table a motion of no-confidence in the government of Boris Johnson in order to prevent a no-deal crash-out Brexit.

Register to vote

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Ex-Chancellor confirms fears no-deal may be to benefit speculators

Phillip Hammond, the former Chancellor of the Exchequer and recently expelled member of the Conservative party, has all-but confirmed online rumours that speculators backing the current government have bet billions on a hard-Brexit.

No Deal Benefits Speculators (DFID - UK Department for International Development)

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Lib Dems Conference Highlights and Policies

At the Liberal Democrat conference in Bournemouth in September, we agreed on the following new policies for a fairer, open, tolerant Britain...

Jo Swinson at Conference

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The Lib Dems put forward their climate change champion for Carlisle

Julia Aglionby is standing for Carlisle Lib Dems as prospective parliamentary candidate

The Liberal Democrats put forward Julia Aglionby as their Climate Change Champion for Carlisle. Julia Aglionby, Liberal Democrat prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Carlisle, joined the platform on the Global Climate Change Strike Action as a keynote speaker at the event on Friday 20th September.

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Meet the Liberal Democrat Prospective parliamentary candidate Julia Aglionby

There's an opportunity to meet Carlisle Lib Dems new parliamentary candidate next week. Julia Aglionby will be holding a public meeting at the Stanwix Community Association on the evening of Thursday, September 26 at 7.00 pm. You are invited to come and hear what Julia stands for and opportunities to work together to demand better for Carlisle and the UK.

Carlisle Lib Dem Julia Aglionby

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Boris Johnson broke the law

The Supreme Court has made it's ruling - the prorogation of Parliament was illegal. MPs should be allowed to scrutinise the Government without having their voices silenced. This is the basis for our democracy.

Boris Johnson Broke the Law (Chatham House London)

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