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Autumn 2021 North West Conference

First timer or regular, regional conference has something for everyone.

Spring 2021 Conference

Due to the ongoing pandemic situation, our Autumn 2021 conference may be held online or in-person. We may build a mixed conference using both formats.

It will be held on Saturday 16th October.

Further details and booking options will appear here later in 2021.

Spring 2021 Conference

Due to the ongoing pandemic situation, our Spring 2021 conference was held online.

It will be held on Saturday 20th February.

Guest Speakers included Wendy Chamberlain MP, Tim Farron MP, Kirsty Williams MS and former MEP Shaffaq Mohammed.

Lunchtime fringes from LGBT+ Lib Dems (celebrating LGBT History Month) and Lib Dems for Seekers of Sanctuary (on their work on asylum issues),

Wendy Chamberlain MP and Kirsty Williams MS

Shaffaq Mohammed and Tim Farron

Booking for the conference. The conference agenda is set out a little further down this page.

Use the form below to book for 1 or 2 people, with your conference paperwork either electronically as a PDF or printed and delivered in the mail. (Obviously there will come a point where posted papers will not reach you in time - we will not post out hard copy paperwork ).

To book - use the drop down menu (which starts by saying "1 Ticket £5.00") to select the number of places you want to book.

Type the names of the person or people you are booking for in the space headed "Name(s) of attendees".

Enter their Local Party in the section headed "Local Party".

Then click on "Buy Now" and you will be taken through the paypal payment process. This will record an email address and your other details, take payment by debit/credit card, and when you have completed payment it will send you an automatic email confirming payment was taken. Note this email does sometimes take up to an hour to arrive in our experience.

(Booking has now closed)

Conference Agenda

(Download as a PDF here)

10am Welcome to Conference. Jackie Pearcey, President, NW Lib Dems.

10.10 Commons Report with Tim Farron MP.

10.40 Speaker: Wendy Chamberlain MP, Lib Dem Chief Whip in the House of Commons.

11.10 Paddy Ashdown Memorial Lecture. Speaker: Shaffaq Mohammed.

11.50 Boundary Review: Mark Clayton, VC Standards & Practice, NW Lib Dems.

12.00 UK & EU Future Debate, chaired by Andrew Haldane, VC Policy, NW Lib Dems.

12.30 Electoral Reform with guest speaker from Make Votes Matter.

1.00 Lunchtime Fringes with LGBT+ Lib Dems or LIb Dems for Seekers of Sanctuary.

2.00 Looking Ahead To May: Elections Panel with Jo Conchie, Simon Lepori and John Potter.

2.40 House of Lords Report with Lord Stunell.

3.10 Environmental Policy Panel with Green Lib Dems and Cllr Jane Brophy, Chair, NW Lib Dems.

3.50 Speaker: Kirsty William MS, Minister for Education in Wales' Coalition Government.

4.30 Elections Without Leaflets? Campaigns Advice.

5.00 Close of Conference.

Past Conferences

Click here to read about previous regional conferences.