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For more information about Tessa Munt, please go to www.tessamunt.org.uk/

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Recent updates

  • Victoria Weavell
    Article: Nov 18, 2015

    Victoria Weavell and Highbridge Liberal Democrats have been successful in winning the Highbridge by-election in a stunning victory over the Conservatives by 451 votes to 230.

    Commenting on the result, Victoria added, "I am delighted to have won, though I'm sad that the turnout was low, but it's still a good majority. It's the start of a lot of work now for me in Highbridge."

  • Article: Nov 17, 2015

    Extracts from

    Speech to LIberal Democrats' South West conference, Gypsy Hill Hotel, Exeter, 14 November 2015

    by Sir Graham Watson, Member of the European Economic and Social Committee and President of the Western Counties Liberal Democrats.

    The Prime Minister wrote this week to the President of the European Council, setting out the conditions on which he will campaign for the UK to stay in the European Union.

  • Article: Nov 4, 2015

    Mendip Liberal Democrat Councillors have won a vote to safeguard children and the vulnerable, including those suffering with serious physical or mental illness, from bailiffs in the Mendip Council area.

    As a result, the Council will now use bailiffs to collect Council Tax only as an 'absolute last resort'. Furthermore, the tax collection and enforcement policy of the Conservative-led Council will be reviewed.

  • Highbridgeapexpark
    Article: Oct 12, 2015

    Local Liberal Democrat Councillors have discovered that money given by developers to promote Highbridge town centre has been whisked away for other projects.

    When ASDA came to Highbridge, the developer had to pay just under £612,000 to "promote the viability and vitality of Highbridge Town Centre and to fulfil regeneration priorities" identified by Sedgemoor District Council.

  • Lorely Burt MP
    Article: Jul 30, 2015


    with special guest speaker Lorely Burt, former MP for Solihull and new Lib Dem Business spokesperson

    Friday, 14th August 2015

    from 18.30 hrs

    at the home of Philip & Gill Eavis,

    Benleigh House, Pilton BA4 4NY

    Wells Lib Dems welcome you to join fellow friends at our headline summer social event over a glass of Pimms and a vast selection of summer puddings. We are delighted to have Lorely Burt as our guest speaker, who has just been appointed by Tim Farron to act as the party's business spokesperson.

    Tickets are £10 or £5 for 21 and under. Booking essential. Please RSVP by email to organiser.wellslibdems@gmail.com and pay on the door or by post directly to Philip and Gill using the address above. Cheques made payable to 'Wells Liberal Democrats'. Raffle prizes also sought!

    We look forward to seeing you!

  • HofP
    Article: Jul 30, 2015

    Tim Farron has set about ending the Liberal Democrats' lack diversity at the top of the party - by naming the most diverse shadow cabinet team in the party's history to lead the party's fightback.

    The new Lib Dem leader announced a spokesperson team including 12 women and 10 men to lead the fight back against the Tory government.

  • Tim Farron
    Article: Jul 22, 2015

    Local Liberal Democrats have congratulated Tim Farron on his election by the members as the Party's leader.

    Despite a difficult general election, resulting in the loss of popular local MP Tessa Munt, local support for the Liberal Democrats increased the number of local Councillors representing communities in this part of Somerset.

  • Article: May 16, 2014

    Local MP Tessa Munt has said she is 'over the moon' as research revealed thousands more apprentices are progressing into Higher Education after finishing their apprenticeships. Research published by the Business Department*, where Tessa has a role supporting the Secretary of State, show that almost 20 in every 100 Advanced Apprentices moved into Higher Education following the completion of their apprenticeships.

  • Why are you IN?
    Article: Apr 24, 2014

    Today, Liberal Democrat Leader and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg launched the Liberal Democrats' 2014 European election campaign. The launch took place in Colchester at a rally with activists and supporters, followed by a public town hall-style Q&A session hosted by Heart FM.

    Speaking at the launch event, Nick Clegg said:

  • Article: Apr 12, 2014

    Tessa's recent meeting with Norman Lamb, Minister for Health was a huge success attended by

    over 200 people who came to listen to what Norman had to say and ask questions about his

    work in the Department of Health.

    The minister stated that "It was fantastic to have the chance to speak to local residents in Tessa's patch