Please see below the LGA Liberal Democrat Group Election Results for 2015-2017. Many thanks to all who participated, the turnout rate was 37%.

LGA Liberal Democrat Group Elections 2015 – Results

Group Leader (unopposed)
Vernon-Jackson, Gerald Portsmouth

Group Deputy Leaders (unopposed)
Thornhill, Dorothy Watford
White, Chris St Albans & Herts

Group Chair (1 place)
Dombey, Ruth Sutton

Group Whip (unopposed)
Sykes, Howard Oldham

Children & Young People (2 places)
Green, Liz Kingston (Lead)
Coleman, Chris Cheltenham & Gloucs
Hubbard, Jon Wiltshire (Sub)

Community Wellbeing (2 places)

(Bell, Mike withdrawn)
Kemp, Richard Liverpool (Lead)
Huddart, Doreen Newcastle
Nethsingha, Lucy Cambridgeshire (Sub)

Culture, Tourism & Sport (2 places)
Bell, Mike North Somerset (Lead)
Golton, Stewart Leeds
Rea, Flick Camden (Sub)

Environment, Economy, Housing & Transport (2 places)
House, Keith Eastleigh & Hants (Lead)
(Board member – Heather Kidd or Adele Morris)
(Sub – Adele Morris or Simon Galton)
Board member and sub positions are subject to the finalising of the Group’s People & Places Board nominations

Improvement & Innovation (2 places)
Hodgson, Dave Bedford (Lead)
Beath, Cherry BaNES
Neighbour, Dave Hart (Sub)

Resources (2 places)
Hudson, Claire Mendip (Lead)
Shaw, Simon Sefton
Brown, David Poole (Sub)

Safer Communities (2 places)
Brett, Lisa BaNES (Lead)
Lower, Anita Newcastle
Coleman, Chris Cheltenham & Gloucs (Sub)

Fire (1 place)
Hilton, Jeremy Gloucester & Gloucs (Lead)
Price, Roger Fareham & Hants (Sub)
The Group’s nominations to the place boards are likely to be restricted to certain authority types. Whilst the group will
endeavour to match our representation on these boards to the election result, It is not yet possible to confirm our final

City Regions (2 places) (This assumes no restriction on authority type)
Bell, Abigail Hull (Lead)
Roberts, Iain Stockport
Bick, Tim Cambridge (Sub)

People & Places (3 places) (This assumes no restriction on authority type)
Kidd, Heather Shropshire (Lead)
Collins, Stan S Lakeland & Cumbria
Osborne, Sarah Lewes
Bill, David Hinckley & Bos, Leics (Sub)

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