Inspiring Lib Dem Women: Daisy Benson

On this International Women’s Day, we are celebrating some inspiring Lib Dem Women.

PPC for Yeovil Daisy Benson’s infectious liberalism and energy has led her to be one of the driving forces behind the Lib Dem Newbies group on Facebook.

As a councillor in Reading, she was the executive member for housing  and social care.

She was one of the most successful early social media campaigners, recognising that it’s not just a  broadcast platform but a space for dialogue.

Daisy is now concentrating her energies on winning back the Yeovil seat. We need her energy and ideas in Parliament.

This week she’s been featured on the Daily Politics. Watch below:

Read more by or more about .
This entry was posted in Op-eds.


  • Tony Dawson 8th Mar '17 - 5:16pm

    A significant improvement on her predecessor.

  • James Moore 8th Mar '17 - 10:11pm

    If it wasn’t for Daisy I wouldn’t be a member of the Lib Dems or as active as I am now. Funny what living a few doors away, going for a pint and having a membership form pushed over the table at you can do 🙂

Post a Comment

Lib Dem Voice welcomes comments from everyone but we ask you to be polite, to be on topic and to be who you say you are. You can read our comments policy in full here. Please respect it and all readers of the site.

To have your photo next to your comment please signup your email address with Gravatar.

Your email is never published. Required fields are marked *

Please complete the name of this site, Liberal Democrat ...?


Recent Comments

  • Chris Moore
    The fact that some groups are exquisitely offendible and actually or potentially violent should never be a pretext for censorship of views they are unable to to...
  • James Pugh
    @Caron Lots of things to unpack, so I can’t respond to all the problematic things written You do say that you agree that everyone has the right to say t...
  • Jason Connor
    Can't the national government intervene on this issue or is there anything they can do? The SNP are basically discriminating against the residents of Orkney and...
  • Sadhbh
    The shambles over getting replacement ferries is completely unacceptable. The SNP may have brought in Road Equivalent Tariff to reduce the the costs of using th...
  • Chris Cory
    I share other posters concern over the level of bills that households will face this winter, but I don't quite see what people, including Ed, are actually propo...