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How the Liberal Democrats fit into Europe

In Europe, the Liberal Democrats are aligned with other liberal parties from across Europe, and are a member of the Alliance for Liberals and Democrats for Europe Party, along with friends, colleagues and counterparts from across the whole continent.

Member parties are shown on the ALDE Party website at http://www.aldeparty.eu/en/members/political-parties.


Our representative in the European Parliament is Catherine Bearder, MEP for the South-East of England. Catherine is a member of the European Parliament's Committees on:

  • the Environment, Public Health & Food Safety
  • Women's Rights and Gender Equality
  • Development (substitute member)
Catherine Bearder with EU Flag Background