LGA Liberal Democrat Group 2021 - 2023

In line with the LGA Governance Structures the Liberal Democrat Group Leader becomes our group's nominations as LGA Vice Chair, and Deputy Leader as LGA Deputy Chair, both become member of the LGA Board accordingly. They will take office on the 6 July 2021 at the LGA General Assembly. All other board appointments come into effect from 1 September 2021.

Elected unopposed

Heather Kidd (Group Chair), Shropshire
Alan Connett (Group Whip), Teignbridge and Devon

Contested positions

Group Leader
Joe Harris, Cotswold and Gloucestershire

Group Deputy Leader

Bridget Smith, South Cambridgeshire

Children and Young People - two places and a sub

Lucy Nethsingha (lead), Cambridgeshire
Mark Cory, Colchester/Essex
Dine Romero (sub), Bath & North East Somerset

City Regions - two places and a sub

Gareth Roberts (lead), Richmond upon Thames
Anita Lower, Newcastle
Carl Cashman (sub), Knowsley

Community Wellbeing - two places and a sub

Sarah Osborne (lead), East Sussex
Mike Bell, North Somerset
Wendy Taylor (sub), Newcastle

Culture, Tourism and Sport - two places and a sub

Gerald Vernon-Jackson (lead), Portsmouth
Chris White, St Albans and Hertfordshire
Sean Macleod (sub), Lewes

Environment, Economy, Housing and Transport - two

Pippa Heylings (lead), South Cambridgeshire
Vikki Slade, Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole
Stewart Golton (sub), Leeds

Fire Services - two places and a sub

Keith Aspden (lead), City of York and North Yorks Fire Panel
Jeremy Hilton, Gloucestershire and Gloucester
Roger Price (sub), Hampshire and Fareham

Improvement and Innovation - two places and a sub

Liz Green (lead), Kingston upon Thames
Peter Taylor, Watford
Paul Crossley (sub), Bath and NE Somerset

People and Places - three places, elect for lead member

Emily Smith (lead), Vale of White Horse
Caroline Leaver, North Devon and Devon
Stan Collins, Cumbria

Resources - two places and a sub

Keith House (lead), Eastleigh
Richard Kemp, Liverpool
Ash Cartman (sub), North Somerset

Safer Communities - two places and a sub

Heather Kidd (lead), Shropshire
Jon Ball, Ealing
Kris Brown (sub), Liverpool