Energy Crisis: Portsmouth pensioners to receive £100 support from Lib Dem-led Council


Households in receipt of pension credit or council tax support will receive £100 from Liberal Democrat-led Portsmouth City Council in a bid to help with the rising cost of living.

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Portsmouth's free Get Active events a huge success


Liberal Democrat-led Portsmouth City Council hosted four free events for city residents this summer that will help them find ways to be healthier and ditch the car with a wide variety of activities, discounts and giveaways on offer.

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GPs summit held by Liberal Democrat-led City Council to get more GPs


In August, the Lib Dem-led City Council hosted the first GP Summit to look at how to get more GPs in the city.

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Latest projects by Lib Dem-led City Council will save 1,000 tons of CO2 a year


Action by Lib Dem-led Portsmouth City Council will see 1,000 tons of carbon dioxide a year less going into the atmosphere.

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Liberal Democrat-led City Council announce £1.9m support package and declare Cost of Living Emergency

Thousands of people in Portsmouth are a facing the impossible choices as energy and food prices spiral out of control. This isn’t just making it difficult for local people to make ends meet, in many cases it is making it impossible.

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Success: Lib Dem-led City Council wins £6.5m to purchase 34 new electric buses

Portsmouth awarded £6.5 million to purchase 34 new electric buses

Following a successful bid in March to the Zebra Scheme, Liberal Democrat-led Portsmouth City Council has been given £6.5m to purchase 34 new electric buses.

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Exciting new £1.1m centre for Portsmouth children with special needs to open

The Rainbow Fish Centre, part of the Penhale Infant School in Fratton, will welcome pupils for the first time this autumn term, as part of a wider investment of £3.5m by Lib Dem councillors into Special Educational Needs.


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Securing the future of Portsmouth's New Theatre Royal

Lib Dem councillors have got Portsmouth City Council to buy the building, meaning that it will be a community asset for generations to come.


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Call for Portsmouth Naval Base to be home for new national flagship

The city's Lib Dem Council Leader has written to the Prime Minister asking that the new national flagship yacht be based in Portsmouth.

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Portsmouth's Council Leader writes to Business Secretary about Aquind national security concerns

The Leader of the Lib Dem-led City Council, Cllr Gerald Vernon-Jackson, has this week outlined to the Government the national security concerns about the proposed Aquind Interconnector, which would land at Portsmouth.


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Report shows that wildlife biodiversity is being encouraged in Portsmouth

Tens of thousands more trees, as well as new wildflower and meadow areas have been planted in the last few years thanks to action by Lib Dem councillors

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Priorities 2021/22

Having won the largest number of seats in the recent local elections, we are pleased to share our priorities in for moving the city forward in line with the City Vision.

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Portsmouth Liberal Democrats announce new Deputy Leader

The Liberal Democrat group at Portsmouth City Council met yesterday. In view of the need for continuity during the pandemic and the recovery afterwards, the Lib Dem councillors asked Gerald Vernon-Jackson to continue in his role as Leader of the City Council. Gerald has agreed to do this. Suzy Horton will become Deputy Leader.










Portsmouth Lib Dems commit to a real living wage

Council Leader, Cllr Gerald Vernon-Jackson is proud of the Liberal Democrat record for not just paying a fair wage for front line council staff, but also rolling this out to include contractors. 

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Portsmouth Lib Dems invest in homes locals can afford

Cabinet Member for Housing & Preventing Homelessness, Cllr Darren Sanders proudly announced recently that Lib Dem led Portsmouth City Council is proceeding with its plan to buy back ex-council houses to help those desperately waiting for housing they can afford in the city. 

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Your Fratton ward candidate in the May 6th local elections: Stuart Brown

Introducing your Fratton ward candidate in the May 6th local elections: Stuart Brown


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Your Central Southsea candidate Steve Pitt

Introducing your Central Southsea candidate: Steve Pitt


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Your Eastney & Craneswater candidate Matthew Winnington

Introducing your Eastney & Craneswater candidate in the May 6th local elections: Matthew Winnington


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Your St Thomas candidate: Ian Holder

Introducing your St Thomas ward candidate in the May 6th local elections: Ian Holder


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Your St Jude candidate: Dr Hugh Mason

Introducing your St Jude ward candidate in the May 6th local elections: Dr Hugh Mason


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