Following the events in Manchester last night, we will be suspending campaigning in further notice. Our thoughts are with those affected.
Who are they kidding ?
It is so easy to make promises. The Conservatives have presented themselves over time as the party of sound economy. Not so when you examine them closely.Read more
On Sunday, the Macclesfield Liberal Democrats campaign team spent the afternoon in Bollington. Richard took time out to visit the market before joining the team talking to people on and around High Street and Market Place.Read more
Richard and the Macclesfield Liberal Democrats team took the campaign to the heart of Macclesfield on Saturday, to meet voters and discuss local and national issues.
Wednesday: All Hallows' Catholic College, a voluntary Academy in Macclesfield, played host to the first Q&A of the 2017 General Election.
Candidates Richard Flowers for the Liberal Democrats, Labour’s Neil Puttick and – joining the panel later – Conservative David Rutley, along with representatives for the Green Party and UKIP, made their case to an audience of year 12 and 13 students, many of whom will be voting for the first time.Read more
Richard Flowers, Macclesfield Liberal Democrats candidate in the snap general election, today joined with other Liberal Democrat candidates from the county to issue a joint statement on the schools funding formula that would leave Cheshire East schools with the worst funding in the UK.
Richard said: "Education is at the heart of what Lib Dems believe in. It gives people opportunity, makes society fairer and builds an innovative ideas-driven economy. Cutting funding to schools takes away people’s chances. Those aren’t my values. I don’t think they’re the values parents in Macclesfield want either."Read more
The Macclesfield Lib Dem committee are delighted to announce the selection of our Parliamentary Candidate, Richard Flowers.Read more
Theresa May's Conservatives are intent on driving through a hard Brexit, meaning taking the UK out of the single market. Jeremy Corbyn offers no leadership: as Labour leader, every time it has mattered he has given Theresa May a blank cheque on Brexit. Tim Farron pledges to voters that Lib Dems won’t make coalition deals with them.Read more
We are heading to what will probably prove to be one of the most important general elections for a generation.
It is important that voters and potential members are clear what we stand for.
The following link is to a summary of all the main issues of the time as we Liberal Democrats see them.Read more
The General Election that was called today is a chance for the huge gains that the Liberal Democrats have been making up and down the country to be turned into results in Parliament.Read more