Meet our General Election Candidates

There's just a few short days to go until polling day. Not sure who to choose? Meet the Liberal Democrat candidates for Swindon that will stand up for you in Westminster and hold Theresa May's Conservative government to account.

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Meet the Candidates: Deb King, Lawn and Badbury Park

I’m delighted to have been selected in Lawn and Badbury Park. I’m one of five candidates -- and the only woman -- and there are three Parish Councillors to be elected.

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Council Tax Rockets as Town Centre Parished

You have probably heard that the Tory-controlled Swindon Borough Council (SBC) is to introduce an extra tier of local government in Swindon – the new “Parishes” of Central North, Central South and West Swindon.

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Stan Pajak re-elected to Swindon Borough Council

A huge well done to Stan Pajak who has been re-elected as Councillor for Eastcott ward. After months of campaigning, canvassing, leafleting, phone calls and helping local residents, Stan kept his seat with a majority of 228, despite increasingly stiff competition from the Labour Party.

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Swindon Liberal Democrat Chair speaks out against Swindon MPs' refusal to help refugee children

Alex Hegenbarth, Chair of the Swindon Liberal Democrats, has spoken out against local MPs Justin Tomlinson and Robert Buckland (for North Swindon and South Swindon respectively) on their decision to vote against the plan to bring 3,000 unaccompanied children from European refugee camps to the UK.

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How to Protect Yourself from Cybercrime


Swindon is more than just the name: Let’s not forget our villages


Why we should regulate cannabis by Norman Lamb MP


Brain Mathew: Cut Crime, Not Coppers

Brian Mathew, Police & Crime Commissioner candidate for Wiltshire & Swindon, has launched his election address detailing his urgent action plan to address the issues facing policing in the county and to help our police officers keep local residents safe.

 

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Chair of Swindon Liberal Democrats speaks out against North Swindon MP Justin Tomlinson's support for disability payments cuts

Despite huge amounts of criticism from the Liberal Democrats and other opposition parties Justin Tomlinson, the Minister of State for Disabled People, has defended the proposed changes to welfare support payments as announced in the 2016 Budget.

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