Patrick Keating

Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Candidate for Weston-super-Mare and the Villages Learn more

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Responding to the news that Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party will not be standing a candidate in Weston-super-Mare, Liberal Democrat candidate Patrick Keating said: “Nigel Farage’s comments show he is running scared of the Liberal Democrats as the strongest Remain party in areas like Weston-super-Mare. He knows that we are the only party at this election that can take seats like Weston […]

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Tackling the climate emergency

by patrickkeating on 10 November, 2019

New Child Care Policy

by patrickkeating on 10 November, 2019

Thousands of EU nationals living across North Somerset have not been offered permanent residency in the UK, official figures have revealed.  The Liberal Democrats have accused the government of leaving local families from the EU in “legal limbo” and throwing people’s lives into uncertainty. Of the 3,670 EU nationals across North Somerset who have applied for permanent residency, only 1,970have […]

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LibDem Christmas Draw

by patrickkeating on 31 October, 2019

Don’t forget to get your tickets for the LibDem draw to support local campaigning! https://libdemdraw.org.uk/westonsupermare

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Cuts to police cover in Blagdon and Churchill

by patrickkeating on 31 October, 2019

I’ve challenged the Avon and Somerset Police and Crime Commissioner regarding the redeployment of the beat officer covering the Blagdon and Churchill Ward. With a growing population and a number of anti-social behaviour and burglary issues, residents are concerned by the reduction in police coverage. I have asked the PCC to review the situation and […]

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Popular local campaigner and resident Cllr Patrick Keating will build on the LibDems’ excellent results in the local and European elections to contest Weston-super-Mare in the upcoming General Election. Since winning Blagdon from the Tories in May’s local elections, Patrick has been working with fellow LibDem councillors to demand better for residents of Weston-super-Mare and […]

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The Conservative Government’s post-Brexit immigration restrictions would leave businesses in Weston-super-Mare and North Somerset struggling to fill roles and seriously curtail growth in our region, particularly in high tech and creative industries, a new report from the IPPR states today. The study shows that 75 per cent of the current EU migrants in the North […]

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The Liberal Democrats have warned that the Government is failing to guarantee the rights of all 3.6 million EU citizens in the UK, as new official figures show that fewer than 1 million people had been given Settled Status by the end of September. The latest EU Settlement Scheme Statistics, published today by the Home Office, […]

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Extinction Rebellion

by patrickkeating on 8 October, 2019

The Liberal Democrats have been at the forefront on climate change, calling for action long before Labour or the Tories, and we intend to stay there. Liberal Democrats are supportive of the aims of Extinction Rebellion to start meaningfully dealing with the climate emergency, and of course support their right to protest and draw attention […]

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