"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." - Preamble to the Lib Dem party constitution



Dawood Akhoon, Abraham Jacobson and Ian Sharer

Hackney's three Liberal Democrat councillors all represent Cazenove ward, which includes parts of Stamford Hill, Stoke Newington and Clapton. This is an extremely diverse area with - among many others - large Jewish and Muslim communities. Ian, Dawood and Abraham work hard to reach out to residents from all backgrounds for the good of the wider community. Read More...

simon_headshot.JPGProspective Parliamentary Candidates

Simon de Deney and Ben Mathis

Simon and Ben are the Liberal Democrats' chosen candidates for the general election expected in May 2015. They were selected by party members right across the borough in a one-member-one-vote contest on October 2nd 2014. Ben (Hackney South & Shoreditch) and Simon (Hackney North & Stoke Newington) lead our campaigning efforts for the parliamentary election.

More about Simon de Deney... 

ben_headshot.JPGMore about Ben Mathis...

Lib Dem Spokespeople

Liberal Democrat activists across the borough lead campaigns on issues local to their ward or community - or on broad themes like health, crime or transport policy.

A full list of Hackney Lib Dem spokespeople can be found HERE.