In the next month 30 seats will select 29 wannabe Lib Dem MPs (and one MSP)

Lib Dems winning hereHere’s the full list of selection contests in the coming month availabel for Lib Dems on the approved parliamentary candidates’ list. Some top targets for the party are among them…

    The following seats have selections in progress and are currently advertising for candidates:

    Harrogate & Knaresborough (4th October)

    Truro & Falmouth (4th October)

    Birmingham Edgbaston (7th October)

    Birmingham Hall Green (7th October)

    Dover and Deal (11th October)

    Folkestone and Hythe (11th October)

    Lewisham Deptford (11th October)

    Lewisham East (11th October)

    Lewisham West & Penge (11th October)

    Ludlow (11th October)

    Oldham East and Saddleworth (11th October)

    Oldham West and Royton (11th October)

    South Thanet (11th October)

    Rochdale (11th October)

    Nottingham North (12th October)

    Nottingham East (12th October)

    Nottingham South (12th October)

    East Surrey (12th October)

    Gordon (18th October)

    Sheffield Central (18th October)

    Sheffield Heeley (18th October)

    Skye, Lochaber & Badenoch – Scottish Parliament (18th October)

    Amber Valley (21st October)

    Derbyshire Dales (21st October)

    Chichester (21st October)

    Oxford East (25th October)

    Sevenoaks (25th October)

    Southend West (26th October)

    Hemel Hempstead (31st October)

    Stratford-On-Avon (1st November)

    Further information, including Returning Officer contact details, can be found on the Lib Dem members’ website: and then once you have logged in by following the links: Our Party > Selection Adverts – Latest News. Note you will need to register online and login in order to access the advert webpage.

* Stephen was Editor (and Co-Editor) of Liberal Democrat Voice from 2007 to 2015, and writes at The Collected Stephen Tall.

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  • James Thompson 5th Oct '13 - 11:26pm

    Lets hope none of them hold their breath. I can’t wait for the election. My first question to the candidate with the guts to knock at my door. Which promises are you prepared to ditch for a place in Government this time… or do you REALLY mean it this time.? And to think they even got me delivering leaflets for them at the last election because I believed Clegg.
    We all remember Clegg’s video from the last election. Unfortunately plenty of other people believed him as well, but never again.

  • Andrew Noblet 6th Oct '13 - 10:42am

    North Wiltshire (11 th October )

  • It’s worth noting that these dates are the closing dates for applications, not when the selections will actually take place. The chosen candidate s in these seats might not be known for some time.

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