former Lib Dem MP welcomes appointment of new leader
Democrats in the Burnham-On-Sea area have congratulated Tim Farron
on his election as the party's leader.
a difficult general election for the party, resulting in the loss
of MP Tessa Munt, right, local support for the Liberal
Democrats has increased, claims the party.
Tessa Munt said: "Tim is a brilliant campaigner and he will
help inspire a new generation of liberals to campaign for social
justice and hold the Conservatives to account in government."
have already seen where the Conservatives' priorities lie; protecting
the well-off whilst turning young people and the vulnerable into
the Labour party endorsing most of the Government's policies,
only the Liberal Democrats will stand up for common decency in
background speaks for itself. He is someone who actually understands
people. He's a devoted father of four children, went to his local
state school and college, held down a regular job and is certainly
not a member of the traditional political class."
very much look forward to working with him as our leader."
party chair Rosemary Hasler added: "My congratulations to
Tim on his win and a fine campaign.The Lib Dem fightback can now
in Somerset, we have seen many people join the Lib Dems and get
involved in local campaigns and events. We hope Tims victory
will inspire many more people to join up and get involved."
wishing to get involved with the local Lib Dems, who have started
campaigning to win seats on the County Council in 2017 and the
Parliamentary seat in 2020, are invited to contact the local party.