LGA Lib Dem Group

The LGA is a politically balanced organisation, with each of the political groups allocated places throughout the structure in proportion to the number of people their councillors represent.

The LGA Lib Dem Group has elected its team to work at the LGA for 2017-2019

The LGA Liberal Democrat Group have elected their lead members to serve for the next two years.
Oldham Liberal Democrat Group Leader Howard Sykes becomes Group Leader and Sutton Council Leader Ruth Dombey has been elected to the position of Deputy Leader.

A full list of those councillors elected are below:

LGA Liberal Democrat Group 2017 - 2019

Howard Sykes Oldham

Deputy Leader
Ruth Dombey Sutton

Heather Kidd Shropshire

Alan Connett Teignbridge and Devon CC

Children and Young People
Lucy Nethsingha Cambridgeshire (Lead)
Carl Cashman Knowsley
Chris Coleman Cheltenham and Gloucs (Sub)

Community Wellbeing
Richard Kemp Liverpool (Lead)
Doreen Huddart Newcastle

Culture Tourism and Sport
Gerald Vernon-Jackson Portsmouth (Lead)
Mike Bell North Somerset
Niall Hodson Sunderland City (Sub)

Environment Economy Housing and Transport
Adele Morris Southwark (Lead)
Peter Thornton South Lakeland & Cumbria
Stuart Golton Leeds City (Sub)

Improvement and Innovation
Dave Hodgson Bedford (Lead)
Liz Green Kingston Upon Thames
Cherry Beath BaNES (Sub)

Claire Hudson Mendip (Lead)
Adam Paynter Cornwall
Simon Shaw Sefton (Sub)

Safer Communities
Anita Lower Newcastle (Lead)

  • Note: An appointment will be made for the second place on the Safer Communities Board in due course.

City Regions
Abi Bell Hull (Lead)
Paul Crossley BaNES

People and Places
Heather Kidd Shropshire (Lead)
Sarah Osborne Lewes and East Sussex
Stan Collins South Lakeland and Cumbria (Sub)

Fire Services Commission
Keith Aspden York (Lead)
Bray Hinckley & Bosworth & Leics (Sub)

The detailed results for each contest are available here: