Welcome to East Cambridgeshire Liberal Democrats. Our local party covers the area of East Cambridgeshire District Council, including the city of Ely, the market towns of Soham and Littleport, and the many villages of all sizes in the district.

Three of the council wards in East Cambridgeshire (Sutton, Downham, and Littleport) are in the North East Cambridgeshire parliamentary constituency, with the remaining eleven wards in the South East Cambridgeshire parliamentary constituency.

Our elected representatives

The Liberal Democrats hold 10 of the 28 seats on East Cambridgeshire District Council:

  • Bottisham: Cllrs Charlotte Cane (Deputy Group Leader) and John Trapp
  • Ely East: Cllr Matt Downey
  • Ely North: Cllrs Simon Harries and Alison Whelan
  • Ely West: Cllr Christine Whelan
  • Haddenham: Cllr Gareth Wilson
  • Soham North: Cllr Alec Jones
  • Sutton: Cllrs Lorna Dupré (Group Leader) and Mark Inskip

The Liberal Democrats hold 20 of the 61 seats on Cambridgeshire County Council, including three in East Cambridgeshire:

  • Ely North: Cllr Alison Whelan
  • Ely South: Cllr Piers Coutts
  • Sutton: Cllr Lorna Dupré


Chair - Cllr Lorna Dupre
Vice-Chair – Cllr Gareth Wilson
Secretary - Cllr Alec Jones
Treasurer - David Wright
Membership Officer - Cllr Christine Whelan
Data Officer - Cllr Mark Inskip
Inclusion & Diversity Officer - Cllr Alison Whelan


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