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A warm welcome from the Hartlepool Liberal Democrats

Thanks for visiting our website. You'll find information about who we are and what we stand for, you can download our Hartlepool Manifesto, join our campaign to help our Maternity Services as well as read lots of articles on local and national issues that matter to you.

We will stop Brexit!

At Liberal Democrat party conference this month, members passed a Europe motion that commits the party to revoking Article 50 in the event of a Liberal Democrat majority government.

Speaking after the motion, Liberal Democrat Leader Jo Swinson said:

"The Liberal Democrats are crystal clear: if we win the next election, we will stop Brexit by revoking article 50 and remaining in the European Union. People deserve better than Boris Johnson's No Deal Brexit and Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Brexit. At the next election, voters can instead choose the Liberal Democrats, and our clear and unequivocal policy to Stop Brexit.

Before an election is called, the Lib Dems will continue to work cross-party to prevent a dangerous No Deal Brexit, and support a People's Vote, with the option to remain. We will do all we can to fight for our place in Europe, and to stop Brexit altogether."

We believe that Britain is better off in the EU. That's why we're fighting to stop Brexit. The Conservatives are making a mess of Brexit, and the Labour Leadership continue to support them. Corbyn even wants to try and negotiate his own deal with the EU (even though the EU said it's not going to!).


  • Every vote for the Liberal Democrats is a vote to stop Brexit.
  • Protect British jobs and public services by being part of the biggest economic bloc in the world.
  • Protect the rights of EU and UK citizens living abroad - ending the uncertainty for millions of people.

So, if you want to Remain in the EU, then vote for it. Vote for the Liberal Democrat candidate.

Letters published in the Hartlepool Mail

  • 5th Oct
    Article: Oct 5, 2019
    By Andy Hagon

    The Liberal Democrats will be holding their North East conference on October 12th in Hartlepool this year at National Museum of the Royal Navy. Andy Hagon, Lib Dem Spokesperson for Hartlepool said, 'We are really looking forward to Liberal Democrats from across the North East coming to see all that Hartlepool has to offer, and of course, having a particular look round the magnificent Historic Quay.'

  • Article: Oct 3, 2019
    By Andy Hagon

    If someone told you that there was a really important decision to make and you had three years to make it, you could probably do that couldn't you? Well not if you are the Labour Party, who can't even make a decision about Brexit.

    At their Conference yesterday, Corbyn sat on the fenceā€¦.. again. If he becomes PM (which seems unlikely given he's the most unpopular Opposition Leader in 45 years) he wants to get the best deal he can (although his shadow Chancellor John Mcdonnell says we can't get a better deal than the one we currently have with the EU).

  • 1st Oct
    Article: Oct 1, 2019
    By Andy Hagon

    Andy said,' The Tory Government has ravaged our social infrastructure and so it is not surprising we have more people feeling lonely, and isolated, and lots of young people with time on their hands and nothing to do.'

  • 24th Sept
    Article: Sep 24, 2019
    By Andy Hagon

    Did you know that a Chameleon takes quite awhile to hatch, but they don't actually live very long? Mike Hill recently compared our new Brexit Party run Council to the lizard, and while the new Brexit Councillors have taken their time to evolve into Farage's latest news item, our MP will hope their time in power will also be very short lived. And why's he getting involved in this? Well, because he's worried about losing his seat to them at the next General Election.

  • Sept 21
    Article: Sep 21, 2019
    By Andy Hagon

    What's your favourite dessert? I love bread and butter pudding. My wife on the other hand loves meringue and so it just has to be an Eton Mess. Which is quite apt at the moment with former Etonian Boris Johnson making a complete mess of things, and even withdrawing the whip from loyal, long-serving Tories like Ken Clarke and Churchill's grandson, Sir Nicolas Soames.

  • 17th Sept
    Article: Sep 17, 2019
    By Andy Hagon

    Andy said, 'Even if just a couple of these things happen, such as medicine shortages or price rises (which will hit those on low incomes the most), it really is going to affect people.'

  • What our MP has achieved?
    Article: Jul 17, 2019
    By Andy Hagon

    I got my children's school reports the other day and fortunately they were quite good. There seemed to be plenty of effort, and some good achievements too. And it got me thinking about our MP, Mike Hill, and what his MP's report might look like, after 2 years in the job, and what comments residents might write.

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