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The Liberal Democrat European Group.....

  • Supports liberal values, peace and prosperity in Europe, and UK membership of the EU
  • Prepares campaign materials for members and LibDem activists.
  • Runs stalls and events at Lib Dem conferences. (See below from Bournemouth.)
  • Convenes members' seminars and study trips on Brexit and European issues.

LDEG is an Associated Organisation (AO) of the Liberal Democrats.

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Michael Young () attendees () Catherine Bearder () Jo Swinson () Robert Heslop, Membership Officer, Nick Hopkinson, Chair of LDEG and Thomas Cole, Northern Ireland Spokesperson at LDEG's stall Antony Hook ()

  • Vince Cable at 2018 Spring Conference
    Article: Aug 11, 2018
    By Ashley Cowburn in The Independent

    Lib Dem Leader Sir Vince Cable is set to claim it is possible to legislate for a fresh referendum within weeks and for it to be held before the Article 50 process expires.

    In a speech during a rally on Saturday - organised by the People's Vote campaign for a fresh referendum - Sir Vince is expected to dismiss concerns from Brexiteer "fanatics" that there is no time to get legislation through parliament for a second public vote.

  • Article: Aug 5, 2018

    The odds on a second Brexit referendum before 2020 have shortened to 2.48 after polls showed that, for the first time, a majority of Britons want to vote again on their country's future relationship with the European Union. It is becoming clear that the Government's Chequers 'deal' is not going to work and increasingly the choice is a "hard Brexit" or stay in the EU.

  • EU / UK flags
    Article: Aug 4, 2018

    The Liberal Democrats have pressed Essex County Council to ensure that the Council and residents are ready to deal with the impact on Essex of leaving the EU. The council has been slow to act.

    Cllr John Baker (Lib Dem Councillor in eastern Colchester) asked at full council in July 2017 that main committees should have an item on their Agenda. This was agreed by the Conservative spokesperson. However, this did not happen, so Cllr Baker he chased it again.

  • flags, UK, EU
    Article: Jun 3, 2018

    The government's Brexit stance is riddled with legal confusion

    Only Parliament - not the Government and indeed not a referendum - can decide IF the UK leaves the EU. At the moment, the Government only has permission to say it intends to leave. A leading lawyer argues that, if Parliament rejects the deal to leave, the UK has to stay in.