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Liberal Democrats (UK)

British political party


Liberal Democrats (UK)
Liberal Democrats (UK)

The Liberal Democrats are a liberal political party in the United Kingdom. From 2017, it has been the third-largest U.K. political party by the number of votes cast. It has 13 Members of Parliament in the House of Commons, 84 members of the House of Lords, four Members of the Scottish Parliament, one member in the Welsh Senedd and two members in the London Assembly. The party also holds 2 seats on the Manchester City Council and12 seats on Birmingham City Council, but is not represented on Glasgow City Council. The party holds a twice-yearly Liberal Democrat Conference, at a variety of locations. The party served as the junior party in a coalition government with the Conservative Party between 2010–2015, with Scottish Labour in the Scottish Executive from 1999 to 2007, and with Welsh Labour in the Welsh Government from 2000 to 2003 and from 2016 to 2021.

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