February Newsletter: York Spring Conference, Parliamentary Lobby and ICYMI event with the Young Liberals
By LDER executive
We've kicked off the year with energy and an unwavering focus on our goal: to secure a commitment to implement PR for Westminster in the first King's speech after the next General Election.
In the past month, we have:
Held a members and supporters event with our friends at the Young Liberals. Guest speakers were LDER President Wendy Chamberlain MP and Party President Mark Pack. You can see the recording here.
Advanced plans for more members and supporters events. Next up: national Spring Conference in York. (March 17-19).
Partnered with ALDC to develop new messaging and campaign materials for Liberal Democrat activists to our efforts on the doorsteps, including in our held and target seats
Continued our engagement with cross-party allies (including the. Electoral Reform Society,, Make Votes Matter, Unlock Democracy and Compass) ), to ready ourselves for the next campaign phase of securing public support for reform
Worked closely with Liberal Democrat leadership to keep electoral reform on our Party's agenda and ensure we are well-positioned for any campaign scenario
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TAKE ACTION WITH LDER
Have you booked your place at Spring Conference? From 17th-19th March, the Liberal Democrats will descend on York.
The conference agenda is due to be published in a matter of days! We'll be hosting an LDER stall in the exhibition hall, and two in-person fringe events:
Friday 17th March, 20:15-21:30: "Closing the democratic deficit"
Co-hosted with the Electoral Reform Society, this event will focus on local government in England, Scotland and Wales.
Saturday 18th March, 18:15-19:15: "Fixing our broken politics"
Co-hosted with Unlock Democracy and Make Votes Matter, this event will focus on the imperative for reform at Westminster.
Register for conference today!
CAMPAIGN WITH OUR ALLIES
Save the date! On Wednesday 24th May we will join together with our allies for a lobby of MPs by their constituents. The demand? Sort The System!
More details to come.
ELECTORAL REFORM IN THE NEWS
There's no point Labour winning unless it promises to dismantle our toxic electoral system (The Guardian)
Labour Activists Step Up Campaign to Get PR Voting System in Party's Manifesto as Pressure Mounts on Starmer (Byline Times)
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