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  • Document: Oct 13, 2021
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    Hilton Summer Focus 2021


    May 6th Brought Best Election Results in Thirty Years From Your Local Lib Dem Team Summer 2021 On 6th May 21, the country held local elections with Hilton having two District Council seats up for grabs. Our Hilton candidate Grahame Andrew, came in second place just behind the Tories, and ahead of both the Labour and Reform UK Candidates. The number of votes gained represents the most Liberal Democrat votes in any South Derbyshire District Council election in 30 years and shows that the local Liberal Democrats are the best placed to take on the Tories in future elections.

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  • Article: Jan 15, 2021
    By Eddie Bisknell, Local Democracy Reporter for Derbyshire in Swadlincote Hub News

    The Labour Party has taken control of South Derbyshire District Council after fallouts in the Conservatives led to a split.

    Over the past few weeks, the council has been in turmoil due to a flurry of exits from the Conservative Group, including the resignation of its leader, leaving it a smaller group than Labour.

  • Article: Dec 14, 2019

    Liberal Democrats in South Derbyshire doubled their votes from 2017 increasing to 3924 votes, with a vote share change of +3.8. Well done to our candidate and campaign team.

  • Article: Nov 13, 2019

    The UK is in a knife crime epidemic, but successive Governments have taken the wrong approach to dealing with it.

    For 25 years, Conservative and Labour Governments have been competing to seem tough on crime, without doing enough to actually prevent it.

    "Liberal Democrats will build a brighter future for young people by investing Β£500 million a year in youth services and taking a public health approach to youth violence."