Congratulations to our 2017 women candidates

We are proud of the strength and breadth of the 2017 Women Candidates list.

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#LevelUpLibDems is go

We are pleased to announce on behalf of Lib Dem Women and the Campaign for Gender Balance our 2017 General Election initiative for women candidates - #LevelUpLibDems.

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Candidate Webinars

The Candidate & Diversity Team will be hosting a series of webinars on the candidate process; covering aspects of approval, selection and candidacy.

The sessions will be led by some of the party’s most experienced candidates and trainers. Full details can be found by clicking in this tab. 

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Join LDW at Spring Conference in York!

Spring Conference 2017

From the 17th-19th of March 2017, Liberal Democrat Women will be at the York Spring Conference and we look forward to seeing you at there! We will be hosting a fringe event, a drinks reception and an exhibition stand. Click on this tab for more information.

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Future Women's MP Weekend

The Future Women Member of Parliament Weekend is an exciting residential training weekend specifically designed for women who might be interested in standing for Westminster. It is run by the Campaign for Gender Balance (CGB) which is now a part of LDW. Jo Swinson, Tessa Munt and Jenny Willott all started their successful quests for a seat in Parliament at a FWMPs Weekend, and so could you! 


Participants will receive expert training from top trainers and Party representatives on the skills and knowledge needed to stand for parliament, personalised advice and guidance on their political career, and the chance to network with other women interested in standing. If you would like to apply for a place, print off, complete and return the application form to women@libdems.org.uk. You will find the application form by clicking on this tab. Please spread the word about this fantastic opportunity to women members who you feel are strong applicants.

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Join LDW this Saturday at the Women's March

Women’s March on London

On January 21st 2017, the first day of Donald Trump’s Presidency, women-led marches, welcoming all participants, will take place across the world. We call on people of all genders to march in London as part of an international day of action in solidarity. Click here to find out more!

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Join Daisy Cooper at St Alban's campaign day!

The Prime Minister is set to ask Parliament to trigger article 50 by the end of March, but St Albans voted 63% Remain with an 82.5% turnout. In keeping with this, St Albans Lib Dems will be hosting a big campaign day to speak with voters about BREXIT and the upcoming county elections. Campaigning will kick off from 10am. For more information, click on this tab!

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Join LDW at Training for Trainers!

The Diversity Team will be running a two-day Training for Trainers Course from the 7-8th of January 2017. Being a trainer is a tremendously rewarding experience as it allows you to empower other members of the party, particularly women, using your unique skill-set. Are you interested in becoming a trainer for the Liberal Democrats? If so, click on this tab to find out more.

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Do you want to work for an MP?

Calling all Liberal Democrat Women, would you like to work for a Member of Parliament in Westminster Parliament? Greg Mulholland, MP, is looking to recruit a new Parliamentary Researcher. Applications from groups generally under-represented in politics, including people who may define as disabled, BAME, women, will be particularly welcomed. If you are interested in the position please click on this tab to find out more.

 

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FORWARD has been nominated for a Charity Film Award - and we need your votes!

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Click here to find out more about how you can contribute to FORWARD's nomination.

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