Tim Farron welcomes new Lib Dem members – over 1000 this week

Over 300 people joined the Liberal Democrats yesterday in the wake of Jeremy Corbyn’s re-election, That brings the total of new members to over 1000 this week.

It’s been a good week for the party, which has 3 more councillors in seats gained from both Labour and the Tories.

Tim Farron welcomed the new members to the Lib Dems:

I am delighted to welcome so many new members to the party and look forward to working with them to provide the real opposition to this Conservative Brexit Government.

We are the voice for those who oppose the politics of fear, division and hatred. Our growth in membership and ongoing successes in council by elections across the country show that the Liberal Democrats are rebuilding our strength.

The Liberal Democrats are needed more than ever. We are the real voice of opposition to the Conservative Brexit Government and the only party fighting to keep Britain open, tolerant and united.

If you have joined the Liberal Democrats recently, see here for some ideas about how to get involved. If you haven’t yet joined, you can do so here.

* Caron Lindsay is Editor of Liberal Democrat Voice and blogs at Caron's Musings

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  • User AvatarGlenn 23rd Apr - 10:47am
    It's inevitable. They were essentially a sort of lobby and Brexit means they are redundant. Most of their votes will swing back to the Tories,...
  • User AvatarAlistair 23rd Apr - 10:47am
    The headline doesnt match the article
  • User Avatarmalc 23rd Apr - 10:34am
    There are two Scottish polls in Sunday’s newspapers – Panelbase for the Sunday Times and Survation for the Sunday Post. Voting intention figures, with changes...
  • User AvatarAlisdair McGregor 23rd Apr - 10:34am
    I assume this means "Tory MPs in pro-Remain seats", rather than actually pro-EU Tory MPs?
  • User AvatarWilliam 23rd Apr - 10:33am
    Not sure any Tory candidate counts as pro-EU, given the manifesto they will be standing on.
  • User AvatarRuth Bright 23rd Apr - 10:16am
    All very impressive. Very different (thank goodness) to the Dad's Army level of "support" non-target candidates used to get ten years ago or more.