Lib Dems back tenants over Housing Benefit

Local Liberal Democrats in Northumberland have welcomed the Court of Appeal's judgement which found in favour of tenants unduly penalised by the bedroom tax for having a 'spare room' which was found to be essential to their home life. Berwick Liberal Democrats, led by General Election candidate ...

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Website development

The Berwick Liberal Democrats' website is undergoing development. We welcome any comments and suggestions - please get in touch through the Contact Us page. Thank you!

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Thank You

Thank you to everyone who voted in the election last May. I am disappointed not to be representing you in Parliament, working hard for everyone in our area and upholding the liberal values I cherish.

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Pörksen welcomes Amble jobs boost

Energy efficiency expert Baroness Diana Maddock and Liberal Democrat candidate Julie Pörksen have visited the new GP Power site in Amble which has attracted £20 million in investment and will create up to 30 jobs by the end of 2015.

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Beith confirms Conservative A1 charging claim

Sir Alan Beith has backed claims that Conservative ministers planned to introduce road charging on the A1 through Northumberland, and that Liberal Democrats used their influence in government to insist the plans were scrapped.

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Secret Tory plan to turn A1 into toll road revealed

The Conservatives planned to charge motorists £120 a year to use the A1 through Northumberland, it has been revealed. The plan, which would have covered large swathes of the country’s roads, was blocked by Liberal Democrats in government, led by the Transport Minister at the time, Norman Baker.

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