The Braintree and Witham Libdems are the local party that includes the two Parliamentary constituency areas of Braintree and Witham. B&Warea

Much of these two constituencies are also within the area under the jurisdiction of Braintree District Council, and all inside the area covered by Essex County Council. However, parts of Witham also fall within Colchester Borough Council, where we currentlly have two elected Liberal Democrat Councillors, and parts in Maldon District.

The local party is made up of all the many Liberal Democrat members in these areas, and is lead by an Executive team, who are elected by local members annually.

The local party help to run campaigns and win elections in the area, ensuring that there is a strong liberal voice in Braintree and Witham - and also run activies, events, training and help contribute to national policy.

If you are interested in getting more involved in the area, or want to contact one of the local party exec members, please email us on

Meet the team

The Local Party is run by members of the Executive team who are elected once a year at the Annual General Meeting. Exectuive members for 2017 are:

Our Parliamentary candidate for Braintree is Peter Turner and our Parliamentary candidate for Witham is Jo Hayes.