Holding out for a liberal hero

Every year at Conference I get the chance to thank the people in our Party that have given the most.

They’re people who have worked tirelessly in their local area to make sure liberal voices are heard – or people who have given years of time and support as councillors or council leaders.

They’re political assistants to council groups who support Lib Dems in local government with all the valuable work they do.

And they’re local parties who have worked to increase representation of ethnic minorities in everything they do.

This is your chance to let me know who we should be rewarding. Click here for an information pack.

You have until 31st July to get in touch and nominate a Party member you know has given a huge amount to the Party.

This is a great chance to make sure our ordinary members are recognised for all the fantastic work they have done for the Party. I look forward to hearing from you soon.

Liberal Democrat Party Awards Pack 2013 by Liberal Democrat Voice

Information pack also available on Scribd.

* Tim Farron is Liberal Democrat Spokesperson on Agriculture and MP for Westmorland and Lonsdale.

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  • I’m holding out for a Liberal Hero (i.e. someone who can support liberal policies like equal marriage) to become the Deputy Leader of the PLDP and/or Party President.

  • Tim’s a good president – probably the best one in a long time!

  • A Social Liberal 2nd Jul '13 - 4:52pm

    I nominate Ed Joyce for co-authoring ‘The Alternative View – the Way Back for the Liberal democrats’

  • I’m just hoping the 2015 election won’t bring a total eclipse of the part—–y.

    Thank you, thank you.

  • David Evans 6th Jul '13 - 5:04pm

    I would hold out for a Liberal hero who can actually take an issue they feel strongly about, and can see a fellow Liberal reaching a different conclusion on that issue, without letting it blind them to all the other’s virtues. After all if marriage was the only thing that mattered to us all, we would be called the Marriage Party. However, we all know there are many issues that make up Liberalism and no one of us has perfect wisdom on them all. If each of us lets ourselves judge everything on the basis of the one issue, we become a single issue politician, and the one thing we cease to be is a liberal.

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