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Tributes to former English Party Chair Peter Ellis

Party members will be sad to hear of the sudden death of former English Party Chair Peter Ellis. Peter died in his sleep on Tuesday night, after being in Party HQ that day.

He chaired the English Party from 2012-2015.

I worked with him on the Federal Board and the party’s Federal Finance Committee. We might have disagreed robustly about some things, but we always had a good laugh in the pub afterwards.

Tributes have been appearing on social media:

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English Party warms to Lib Dem candidates in Police & Crime Commissioner elections

The original moves in the party to pass up (mostly) on fighting Police & Crime Commissioner (PCC) elections generated heated debate and many local parties have made use of their say in the process to push for the party to fight the election in their area. As a result, a steady trickle of adverts have been appearing as selection processes start for many of the Commissioner posts.

In his report to the forthcoming English Council, English Party chair Peter Ellis has confirmed the party’s official warming to the idea of fighting the elections:

With the introduction of the mayoral and PCC elections

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