The Liberal Democrats exist to build and safeguard a fair, free and open society.

We seek to balance the fundamental values of liberty, equality and community, and in which no-one shall be enslaved by poverty, ignorance or conformity. 

We believe that each generation is responsible for the fate of our planet and, by safeguarding the balance of nature and the environment, for the long term continuity of life in all its forms. 

We champion the freedom, dignity and well-being of individuals, we acknowledge and respect their right to freedom of conscience and their right to develop their talents to the full.

We aim to disperse power, to foster diversity and to nurture creativity. We believe that the role of the state is to enable all citizens to attain these ideals, to contribute fully to their communities and to take part in the decisions which affect their lives


Find out more about our manifestos
Read our 2024 Manifesto

2024 Manifesto

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2022 Manifesto

2021 Manifesto

2021 Manifesto


Policy in Focus

Find out about our policy in more depth
Man doing counselling

Our plan for mental health

Churchill barrier in Orkney

Supporting island communities

Loch Leven

A Clean Water Act

Dentist with patient

Saving NHS Dentistry

School building

Dealing with RAAC



Where our members can make new policy for the party


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