Cabot Liberal Democrats
Welcome to the website of Hotwells & Harbourside Liberal Democrats and Cabot Liberal Democrats. Cabot was a historic council ward in the City of Bristol, which in May 2016 was divided into Hotwells & Harbourside ward and "Central" ward. All these areas in the parliamentary constituency of Bristol West, where the MP is Thangam Debbonaire of the Labour Party.
Here you can find information about the Lib-Dems in Hotwells & Harbourside and its Lib-Dem councillor, Mark Wright; and also information about the ward itself. This website is intended to be an information resource and news source for Hotwells & Harbourside residents, although of course anyone is welcome here! There is also a page at the Bristol Lib Dem site.
If you live in Hotwells & Harbourside and are registered to vote, you will be mailed a polling card before elections telling you which polling station you should go to in order to vote. If you want to see if you live inside Hotwells & Harbourside, you can get a useful map of the ward from the Bristol City Council website; or you can find out which ward you live in using the Council's Ward Finder with your postcode.
In rough terms, Hotwells & Harbourside ward includes: Spike Island, Baltic Wharf, Brandon Hill, Hotwells, Harbourside, the Cathedral and Council House.
Local Campaign News
Oct 2016 - A Metro Mayor for Bristol?
At the end of June, Bristol Council voted overwhelmingly to move forward with Bath and South Glostershire councils to set up the West of England Mayoral Combined Authority, with a "Metro Mayor" to oversee strategic infrastructure issues. More...
Oct 2016 - Labour Party U-turn on Low Emission Zone
Just two months after taking office, the Labour council did its first U-turn - on the Low Emission Zone! Cllr Mark Wright was very pleased when Bristol Labour joined his campaign calling for an LEZ for central Bristol, just before the General Election in 2015. More...
Oct 2016 - Theresa May in, Corbyn returns
With speedy efficiency - for which they should be commended - the Conservative Party has installed Theresa May as the country's second ever woman PM. More...
Oct 2016 - Victory on the Pavilion!
After a spirited 6-month campaign, the Pavilion on Harbourside is now available for community use! The Council had indicated it was willing to compromise back in April, and now it has finally bowed to our campaign - pressure from local residents, community groups, and Cllr Mark Wright's petition delivered in June with 226 signatures on. More...
Oct 2016 - All change in British politics...
It has been the most momentous summer in British politics for generations. More...
Other Key Local Websites
- Bristol Lib Dems
- Bristol West (Stephen Williams MP)
- Bristol South (Mark Wright)
- Bristol East (Abdul Malik)
- Bristol North West (Clare Camption Smith)