The Liberal Democrats exist to build and safeguard a fair, free and open society, in which we seek to balance the fundamental values of liberty, equality and community, and in which no one shall be enslaved by poverty, ignorance or conformity.
Fareham Lib Dems were inspired by a recent visit from Lord Stoneham, Liberal Democrat Chief Whip in the House of Lords.
A key figure in the Lib Dem parliamentary party, he spoke to an enthusiastic crowd of local Lib Dem members and supporters. He shared with us his long-standing experience in politics an d insights into Education, Housing and of course the overriding issue of the day: Brexit.
Lord Stoneham led the challenge in the Lords to Government moves to limit Parliamentary scrutiny of the crucial negotiations on our country's future.
Ben Stoneham has been a Lib Dem Peer since 2011. Born in Kent and educated at Cambridge and Warwick Universities, he spent most of his career in the newspaper industry as Managing Director of a local newspaper company and Operations Director with News International. He has had a strong interest in housing and regeneration, currently chairing the Housing 21 Group.