Welcome to Tendring District Lib Dems

We campaign across the Tendring district including the Clacton constituency and much of the Harwich & North Essex constituency.

This website provides more information about our councillors, our work and campaigns locally, and the party in general.

Latest News

  • Article: Sep 8, 2022

    "We are all deeply mourning the profound loss of a great monarch who served our country so faithfully all her life and who was loved the world over.

    "For many people, including myself, The Queen was an ever-fixed mark in our lives. As the world changed around us and politicians came and went, The Queen was our nation's constant.

  • Article: Sep 7, 2022

    While Liz Truss spent the summer focused on Tory infighting, families and pensioners have been worried sick about how they'll pay their bills. They have been left in limbo by her refusal to set out a clear plan on tackling soaring energy bills.

    The whole spectacle just proves how Liz Truss and the Conservatives are completely out of touch with the British people.

  • Article: Sep 5, 2022

    The Campaigns & Elections Team are here to help you with all year round template campaign materials - for you to adapt and deliver in your local area.

    Our October 2022 template is a tabloid style newspaper.

    You can find the template files on our Campaign Hub at: www.libdems.org.uk/oct22templates

    If you're not already signed up to the Hub you can do so at:

  • Article: Sep 1, 2022
    By Ed Davey - Leader of the Liberal Democrats

    Small businesses are in danger. Our treasured high streets could be turned into ghost towns as local businesses face sky-rocketing energy bills. But Conservative ministers just don't seem to care.

    Local shops, pubs and restaurants up and down the country could all be forced to close their doors - unless the government finally steps up.

  • Article: Aug 26, 2022

    The Party website has lots of information in the internal-elections hub.


    The key dates for these elections are:

    • Opening of nominations: Monday 12th September, 17:00
    • Close of nominations: Monday 26th September, 18:00
    • Deadline for submission of candidates' manifestos: Friday 30th September, 17:00
    • Despatch of ballot papers: Tuesday 25th October c13:00
    • Close of grace period for lapsing members to vote: Saturday 6th November 14:00
    • Deadline for return of ballot papers: Tuesday 8th November, 14:00
    • Deadline for return of electronic ballots: Tuesday 8th November, 17:00
    • Count and declaration of results: starting Wednesday 9th, 10:00. Aim to conclude by close of play.
  • Article: Aug 25, 2022

    It's thirty years since my first autumn federal conference, appropriately also in Brighton. That 1992 conference was the start of the most successful electoral run in our party's history - record-breaking Parliamentary by-election wins, sweeping local government gains and then a huge leap in the size of the Parliamentary Party as a tired, discredited, scandal-riven Conservative Party lost office.

  • Article: Aug 24, 2022
    By Layla Moran

    Today is Ukrainian Independence Day.

    Liberal Democrats stand with the people of Ukraine.

    Their bravery - in the face of six months of brutal atrocities perpetrated by Putin's regime - is an inspiration to us all.

    And as the war in Ukraine continues to wage on, it is incumbent on us in the UK to do all we can to support Ukrainians in their fight for freedom and democracy.

  • Article: Aug 12, 2022

    Serving on a committee is one of many great ways you can support the Party, and we are always keen to encourage new talent. The Party website has lots of information in the internal-elections hub.

    We have upcoming Federal elections for:

  • Article: Aug 12, 2022

    With our Brighton conference approaching (agenda and registration here), I've recently written the latest report back to conference on the Board's work. Here is a slightly expanded and updated version of that report.

    The next general election

    With a new Conservative Party leader nearly upon us, the range of plausible dates for the general election is wide open. As it now may well be much sooner than seemed likely at the time of our last conference, the Federal Board has been reviewing our general election plans.

  • Article: Aug 9, 2022
    By Liberal Democrats

    We need bold and urgent action to help families pay their bills and heat their homes this winter. There is no other choice.

    Families and pensioners across the country are in the grip of a cost-of-living crisis. We have already seen energy bills rise by £700 this year. They simply cannot afford another, even bigger rise of £1,400 in October.

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