We store cookies on your device to make sure we give you the best experience on this website. I'm fine with this - Turn cookies off
Switch to an accessible version of this website which is easier to read. (requires cookies)


  • South Hams
    Article: May 4, 2021

    With just two more days to go until the County Council elections, remember that your voice counts.

    Vote for positive change on Thursday.

  • Cattle on Dartmoor
    Article: Apr 23, 2021

    Plans for a National Landscape Service to replace Dartmoor National Park are about as welcome as the ill-fated European Super League proposal, says a Devon council leader Alan Connett.

    The Government is expected to make an announcement shortly on the future of the nation's National Parks like Dartmoor and Exmoor, as well as Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

  • Polling station
    Article: Apr 23, 2021

    Parties in Exeter to stand down from Polling Stations on the 6th May.

    Following an initiative from Exeter Liberal Democrats, the Conservative, Labour and Green parties have agreed to not have 'tellers' at Polling Stations this year.

    Tellers are the party volunteers who ask voters for their polling numbers outside polling stations.

  • Berry Pomeroy
    Article: Apr 13, 2021

    Nearly two years after South Hams District Council (SHDC) declared a Climate Change & Biodiversity (CC&B) Emergency almost nothing has been done to address it and a recent meeting with the council leader and officers was little more than a sham.

    "The word 'emergency' is important here. Most people now agree that we face an existential emergency unless we take action at every level - local, regional, national and international. We all have to play our part, and the South Hams is no exception.

  • Manifesto slide1
    Article: Apr 9, 2021

    Devon Liberal Democrats have launched their Devon County Council election manifesto 'Six-to-Fix' setting out their priorities for Devon over the next four years.

    The manifesto identifies six key areas to get Devon back on its feet following the Covid-19 pandemic and years of Tory mismanagement of Devon County Council.

  • Covid April 6th
    Article: Apr 6, 2021
    Covid Cases are up 37.5% to a total of 11 in the South Hams.
    However cases remain at fewer than 3 in all areas with the exception of Yealmpton, Modbury & Aveton Gifford, which has seen a 100% rise to 4 cases.
    To find out more about your area, click the link below:
  • One month to go
    Article: Apr 6, 2021

    With just one month until polling day, you will start to see the campaign starting to fire up.

    Now is the time to think about getting your postal vote. Go to: www.libdems.org.uk/postal-vote

  • Council Offices
    Article: Apr 6, 2021

    Devon Liberal Democrats have criticised Government plans to force local councils to scrap virtual calls and return to face-to-face meetings in person from May.

    Last night the minister for Local Government, Luke Hall wrote to council leaders to inform them that emergency legislation allowing virtual council meetings will not be extended beyond May 7th.

  • Same Sex marriage
    Article: Mar 30, 2021
    A key part of the Liberal Democrats 2010 manifesto was to legalise same sex marriage. Thanks to incredible work by Lib Dem MPs, particularly Lynn Featherstone, this legislation was passed in 2013.
    We know that there is still much work to do to ensure equal marriage and LGBT+ rights. We are currently seeking a ban on conversion therapy and will continue to support the LGBT+ community.
  • Covid rules changes
    Article: Mar 26, 2021

    To reassure residents of Devon over the weekend, you should be aware that the rules for political campaigning have changed as of 8th March 2021.

    You may see campaigners out and about in your area canvassing or leafletting ahead of the elections on 6th May 2021.

    There are rules in place to ensure proper precautions are taken: campaigning should involve the most minimal numbers required, all of whom should be socially distanced by 2 meters, from each other and from you.