A first coffee morning meeting initiated by LDO in Bali Indonesia on Friday 24 January attracted a total of five attendees, all of whom had frozen pensions with the exception of one who was about to draw his first pension which of course would also be frozen.
A short video marking the unfortunate and hopefully temporary departure from the EU.
Lib Dems Overseas Singapore members met up for drinks and first planning session of the year on Tues 28th January.
On 1st December the Lib Dems Overseas held the 2019 AGM via Skype video conference.
The Chair's annual report is attached below.
On the 19th of October (while parliament was sitting on a Saturday) there was a huge demonstration in London campaigning for a People's Vote on the Brexit deal.
George was there representing the Lib Dems Overseas.
If you are a member, you should have already received an email regarding the upcoming three-yearly internal party elections.
- George Cunningham (LibDems Overseas) will be standing for the Federal International Relations Committee (Manifesto and Video)
- Merlene Emerson (LibDems Overseas) for the ALDE Council Delegate (Manifesto)
- Robert Harrison (LibDems Europe) for Federal Policy Committee (Manifesto)
Clearly, all members are encouraged to participate in these elections and we hope having members from outside the UK on these key committees will broaden their views and make sure that the voice of non-resident citizens is heard.
Please give these candidates your first preference vote.
George Cunningham visited the Democratic Progressive Party of Taiwan in July 2019