Islington Liberal Democrats Council Candidates 2018

Islington Liberal Democrats are delighted to announce their Council candidates for the 2018 Local Elections. To see who is representing you in your ward and to get in touch, please visit:

Our 2018 Manifesto

Ahead of the 3 May 2018 Local Elections, the Islington Liberal Democrats are delighted to announce our 2018 Manifesto, which you can find here

Voting in local elections: What you need to know

Local elections are taking place across England on Thursday, 3 May 2018.

In Islington, all 48 Council seats across all 16 Council wards in the borough are up for election.

Our activists hear concerns from residents, especially EU nationals, that they have not received any information regarding their eligibility to vote.

Here is everything you need to know about registering to vote in the upcoming local elections. 


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Is Islington Council squirreling away millions of pounds in parking fines?

Islington motorists are some of the most highly penalised in the country.  Yet Labour's one-party Council will not tell residents where the money goes.  Local Lib Dems are calling for greater accountability and transparency, and a halt to disproportionate parking fines in the Borough.

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Lib Dems campaign for cleaner air around schools in St Mary's Ward, Islington

Did you know London is 50 per cent above the World Health Organisation guideline for safe levels of air pollution?  Or that 16,355 people reportedly die from air pollution-related diseases in London each year?

Councils around London have been taking action to promote cleaner air and reduce traffic pollution, particularly around local schools.  Local Liberal Democrats are campaigning for Islington Council to do more to tackle air pollution in the Borough.

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Islington Lib Dems Easter appeal



Following the great success of our Christmas Charity Appeal when we collected 1.2 tonnes of food for the foodbank and donated over 50 toys to the Toy Project, the Islington Lib Dems are once again running a food and toy collection drive just before the Easter weekend. We will once again focus on stocking the Islington Food Bank and providing toys for The TOY Project UK. Both are fantastic local initiatives and do great work in our community.

We will be outside Sainsbury's on Liverpool Road on 24 March 2018 from 10am to 3pm with the Lib Dem stall, and we'd love to see lots of friendly faces, and of course donations. If you are able to join us, please do.

In terms of the actual donations, we'd really appreciate items from the foodbank's most wanted list (available here), and the Toy Project will accept all toys both new and used (please see here for more information).

If you'd like to donate to either causes but can't make it on the day, please email Alain Desmier, who will arrange for collection, at [email protected]  



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Event 20 March 2018, 7pm: Brexit - What the Hell Happens Now?

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On 20 March 2018 at 7pm, Ian Dunt will visit St Luke's Church, Islington N7 9RE, to take us through where we are on Brexit and what (and who) to look out for during this next phase of negotiations.  Tickets available here.

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Islington Lib Dem support local Foodbank and The Toy Project over christmas


The Islington Lib Dems are constantly on the look out for local charities and initiatives we can support in our borough.

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Christmas Appeal 2017 Information



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Islington, the worst place in Britain for women


Islington is the worst place for women to live in the UK.

This is the conclusion of a study carried out by social research institute NatCen for BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour. This result highlights that changes are needed to improve many aspects of life in our borough.

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