Welcome to your September newsletter, John!Our new leadership team is now in place and they're off to a great start. And with Parliament back in session and some really important policies in the pipeline, it's been an exciting month for the Liberal Democrats.
<[link removed]>Meet our new leader, Ed Davey!After an exciting campaign from both candidates, Ed Davey has been elected leader of the Liberal Democrats. In his acceptance speech, he laid out his plan to get the party back in tune with ordinary voters. He launched a national listening project, and promised to work across the divides which have become so prevalant in our politics.
Read Ed's speech <[link removed]> <[link removed]>And meet our new deputy leader, Daisy Cooper!Our deputy leader is voted for by our MPs, and we're thrilled to announce that they have elected Daisy Cooper! She's our MP for St Albans and has taken on the challenge of building on our current campaigning machine, and getting us back to winning at every level.
Hear from Daisy <[link removed]> <[link removed]>Broken Brexit PlansBoris Johnson is risking British jobs and our international reputation with his reckless Internal Market Bill. The British people deserve better. The Liberal Democrats are standing up to the Government over their broken Brexit plans.
Read the blog <[link removed]> <[link removed]>The 'Clap for Flick'As Liberal Democrats we know local politics is the key to making our country a better place. Throughout the coronavirus crisis, Liberal Democrat councillors have worked their socks off for their communities. Here's the heartwarming way residents in Camden thanked their local Lib Dem councillor Flick Rea.
Watch the video <[link removed]> <[link removed]>Black Lives MatterThe 25th of August marked three months since George Floyd, an unarmed Black man, was killed by police in the US. As the world reckons with racial injustice, here's what the Liberal Democrats have done in the past three months to work towards a fairer society for everyone.
Read the blog <[link removed]> <[link removed]>Make Votes MatterThe Liberal Democrats have long fought for a fairer voting system to make everyone's voice heard. Hear from Wendy Chamberlain on why she supported Make Votes Matter's day of action for proportional representation.
Read the blog <[link removed]> <[link removed]>Gender neutral passportsThe recognition of non-binary genders is long overdue. That's why Christine Jardine has tabled a bill to make an 'X' gender option on UK passports a reality.
Read the blog <[link removed]>Thanks for reading this month's Liberal Democrat newsletter. We'll be back next month with all the latest Lib Dem news from around the country.
Your Liberal Democrat Membership Team
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