Welcome to the website of Hexham Liberal Democrats and PPC Jeff Reid
Hexham Liberal Democrats are the local branch of the UK political party the Liberal Democrats.
We campaign on behalf of the party in the Hexham, Haltwhistle, Haydon Bridge, Corbridge, Prudhoe, Ponteland the surrounding towns and villages. We stand candidates for election at local government level and in the parliamentary constituency of Hexham.
We are an active local party. We hold regular campaigning and social events, develop our own policies on local issues, and send representatives to the party’s national conferences. We welcome new members and you can find out how to get involved on this website.
Hexham Constituency includes part of the area covered by Northumberland County Council. It includes the whole of the former Tynedale District Council and part of the former Castle Morpeth District Council (Ponteland and nearby villages)
A Close Run Race!
After a further 4% swing to us at the 2010 General Election, Hexham is now a two-way marginal.
With our new PPC Jeff Reid working hard throughout the constituency and campaigning hard for the local residents your support is valued and if you feel you can help then please get in touch.
TIME TO VOTE
You should have received a polling card in the post which you can take to the polling station today when you vote. Don't worry if you have misplaced it or can't find it, you can still vote. Simply turn up at the polling station and your name and address should be on the list of registered voters and you will be given a ballot papers.
Follow the instruction on how to complete the form carefully and post in the box provided.
Polling stations are open until 10pm tonight and it only takes a few minutes to have your say on the future of Hexham constituency and the next Government.
Jeff Reid, who is standing for the Hexham Constituency in the forthcoming General Election said:
"Today is a very important day and it is important to vote and to make your voice heard.”
When voting consider what Jeff Reid and the Lib Dems are fighting for
Prosperity for All - Balance the budget fairly and invest to build a high-skill, low-carbon economy
Fair Taxes - Cut your taxes by an additional £400 by raising the Personal Allowance to £12,500
Quality health care for all - Invest £8 billion to improve our NHS and guarantee equal care for mental health
Opportunity for every child - Guarantee education funding from nursery to 19 and qualified teachers in every class
Our environment protected - Protect nature and fight climate change with five green laws
If you want more detail then please get in touch or our manifesto can be seen online here.
Jeff Reid (Parliamentary Candidate) and Hexham Liberal Democrats
Make 2015 a year for hope, not fear. For optimism, not division. For everybody.