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Berwick Branch

The Berwick Branch covers the area of the Parliamentary constituency of Berwick and includes the towns of Amble, Alnwick and Berwick-upon-Tweed.

OUR LIB DEM COUNTY COUNCIL CANDIDATES IN THE BERWICK CONSTITUENCY AREA:

Isabel Hunter - Berwick West with Ord

Isabel is a Berwick businesswoman with a wealth of Town and County Council expertise.

Isabel will:

  • Ensure Berwick people are properly represented at County Hall to gain better services.
  • Support local businesses and residents after the Covid pandemic, with a focus on jobs.
  • Seek extra funding for roads and walkways, with action on accessibility and cuts to CO2.
Isabel Hunter

Dougie Watkin - Norham and Islandshires

Dougie is a highly experienced local councillor with a strong record of community action.

Dougie will:

  • Strive to secure great local services - including a better education for our young people.
  • Work to make our area a safer, more sustainable place for people to live, work or retire.
  • Focus on affordable housing, so young families can thrive within our local communities.
Dougie Watkin

Heather Cairns - Longhoughton

Heather has huge experience of local politics, and a drive that really delivers for local people.

Heather will:

  • Make education matter locally, prioritising civic responsibility in the post-pandemic 'catch-up'.
  • Closely monitor how your money is spent, pushing local care services to be valued far more.
  • Work for an eco-friendly balance between facilities for tourists and the needs of local people.
Heather Cairns

John Wilson - Amble West and Warkworth

John's background in local government means he knows how to get things done - fast.

John will:

  • Focus on making life better for everyone, in our area and across all of Northumberland.
  • Bring a common sense, listening approach to local politics, and put our community first.
  • Promote our local economy - pushing for more affordable housing and jobs generation.
John Wilson

Jenny Eckersley - Alnwick

Jenny is passionate about strong communities, with over 30 years' experience in social care.

Jenny will:

  • Fight Tory cuts to our local services - especially those affecting young people and families.
  • Campaign hard for a safer, greener Alnwick, within a far more sustainable Northumberland.
  • Push Alnwick's development as a premier retail location for local people, alongside tourism.
Jenny Eckersley

OTHER COUNTY COUNCIL CANDIDATES FOR THE LIB DEMS IN YOUR AREA INCLUDE:

Berwick North - Matt Cooper Wooler - Tom Hancock Amble - David Woodard
Berwick East - Liz Whitelam Shilbottle - Alex Brewis Druridge Bay - Mary Bambrough
Bamburgh - Kate Cairns Longhorsley - Andrew Findlay Lynemouth - Roger Cashmore