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Autumn 2020 North West Conference

First timer or regular, regional conference has something for everyone - lively policy debate, invaluable training, fantastic networking opportunities and much more.

Autumn 2020 Conference

Due to the ongoing pandemic situation, our 2020 Autumn conference is to be held online.

It will be held on:

Saturday October 17th, 2020. 9.30am - 5.00pm.


The conference agenda will be published in early October.

Our guest speakers include:

  • Mark Pack, Party President
  • Tim Farron MP, Westmorland & Lonsdale
  • Cllr Flo Clucas will give the annual Viv Bingham Memorial Lecture


We will have several training rooms (virtual rooms) with sessions running all through the day.

The training programme will be published here nearer the time.


Policy motions will be accepted for this conference with a deadline to be set, likely mid September 2020.

For Policy Motions to future regional conferences contact policy@northwestlibdems.org.uk

Online Booking - Coming September.

This will be available shortly.


The Annual General Meeting of North West Liberal Democrats will be held as part of the Autumn 2020 conference.

The Agenda and full set of reports is part of your conference welcome pack.

2021 Executive Elections

Elections to the 2021 Regional Executive will be held following the conference with nominations closing at the close of the event.

The regional candidates committee and regional representatives to the English Council will be elected at the same time and through the same process.

Nominations are now open - details here - and are conducted by email rather than paper this year. Nominations will close at the close of conference, 4.30pm, 17 October 2020.

The Awards

The President's Awards are an annual feature of Autumn Conference, recognising the hard work of many people who have not enjoyed the limelight of council or parliamentary position but whose efforts have been essential to the party here in the North West. Nominations are now open.

President's Awards 2020 nomination form (pdf) includes information about how to nominate and who might make a good candidate.

President's Awards 2020 nomination form (rtf for use in Word etc)

Past Conferences

Click here to read about previous regional conferences.