|Leader||The Rt Hon. Paracosm MP|
|Acting Deputy Leader||The Rt Hon. Conceited MP|
|Acting Chair||The Rt Hon. Afcwimbledon2 MP|
|House of Commons|
"Liberalism, above all, means emancipation - emancipation from one's fears, his inadequacies, from prejudice, from discrimination, from poverty." - Hubert H. Humphrey
The Liberal Party (formerly the Liberal Democrats) is a centrist, socially liberal party in the House of Commons, currently lead by Paracosm.
The Liberal Party stands for social progression, protecting individual liberty and promoting fiscal responsibility. They aim to stand as the only centrist force in the MHoC. The party has existed since the creation of the House.
The party has often been the largest party in the HOC, and was the first party in government following the formation of the HOC in May 2005. The party received the most votes and seats in the second, seventh, tenth and eleventh general elections, and were the largest government party in the fifth, seventh and tenth Parliaments. The party has also served as a junior coalition partner in the thirteenth, fourteenth, eighteenth, twentieth, twenty first Parliaments (both of them), twenty-second and ___.
In March 2013, the TSR Liberal Party changed its name from the TSR Liberal Democrats, and continues to serve as an active voice in the House of Commons.
The Party began leading two minority Governments, but have only between leading members of a Government twice after that.
This table shows how the Liberal Party has performed in General Elections since the first one in May 2005:
|Election||Votes||Vote %||Rank||Seats||Change in Seats||Outcome of Election|
|May 2005||N/A||32.66%||1st||N/A||Liberal Democrat Minority|
|November 2005||N/A||24.98%||1st *||4||Liberal Democrat Minority|
|May 2006||14.43%||3rd||6||Conservative-Monster Raving Loony Coalition|
|November 2006||20.68%||2nd||3||Monster Raving Loony Minority|
|May 2007||15.11%||3rd||3||Monster Raving Loony Minority|
|December 2007||17.24%||4th||1||Labour-Monster Raving Loony Coalition|
|June 2008||24.18%||1st||4||Liberal Democrat-Labour Coalition|
|November 2008||16.14%||3rd||4||Conservative Minority|
|May 2009||18.18%||2nd||1||No Government|
|November 2009||21.44%||1st||2||Liberal Democrat-Conservative-Centre Coalition|
|May 2010||22.41%||1st||1||Conservative-Libertarian-UKIP Coalition|
|October 2010||14.7%||3rd||6||Conservative-Libertarian Coalition|
|April 2011||9.2%||5th||3||Labour-Liberal Democrat-Centre-UKIP Coalition|
|October 2011||11.30%||5th||2||Labour-Liberal Democrat Coalition|
|March 2012||9.38%||5th||1||Conservative-UKIP-Faland Coalition|
|September 2012||6.1%||8th||2||Labour-Socialist-Addzter Coalition|
|April 2013||8.72%||6th||2||Conservative-UKIP-Libertarian Coalition|
|September 2013||12.42%||4th||2||Conservative-Liberal-UKIP Coalition|
|March 2014||7.92%||1st||3||Labour-Socialist-Green Coalition|
|September 2014||9.12%||6th||1||Green-Labour-Liberal Coalition|
|May 2015||9.02%||5th||No Change||Labour-Liberal Coalition
|October 2015||16.74%||3rd||4||Labour-Liberal Coalition|
|April 2016||15.14%||3rd||1||Conservative-Liberal-National Liberal Coalition|
|November 2016||17.33%||3rd||1||Labour-Socialist Coalition|
|June 2017||30||14.49%||4th||1||Labour-Liberal-Socialist Coalition|
There have been 21 Liberal Leaders to date with 2 + 2 = 5 being the first one and Paracosm being the current one. NDGAARONDI and Eru Iluvatar are the only Leaders to have served on two occasions.
Liberal Leaders who also served as Prime Minister are marked with an asterisk.
|Leader||Took office||Left office|
|2 + 2 = 5*||May 2005||January 2006|
|Daragh*||January 2006||March 2006|
|NDGAARONDI*||March 2006||May 2006|
|RobbieC||May 2006||October 2006|
|Teehar||October 2006||April 2007|
|NDGAARONDI||April 2007||December 2007|
|Eru Iluvatar*||December 2007||July 2008|
|Budgie*||July 2008||October 2008|
|veggie4life*||November 2008||January 2009|
|DayneD89||January 2009||June 2009|
|Eru Iluvatar||June 2009||December 2009|
|Thunder and Jazz*||December 2009||February 2010|
|Afcwimbledon2*||February 2010||May 2010|
|Matthew_Lowson*||May 2010||August 2010|
|Student2806||September 2010||September 2011|
|Wilzman||September 2011||January 2012|
|Morgsie||February 2012||June 2012|
|Thunder_Chunky||June 2012||October 2012|
|Birchington||October 2012||June 2014|
|MacDaddi||June 2014||March 2015|
|Airmed||April 2015||August 2015|
|Jarred||August 2015||December 2015|
|PetrosAC||December 2015||April 2017|
The position of Deputy Leader was created in January 2010. There have been 14 Liberal Deputy Leaders to date with Lefty Leo being the first one and Airmed being the current one.
Deputy Leaders who also served as Leader at some point are marked with an asterisk.
|Deputy Leader||Took office||Left office|
|Lefty Leo||January 2010||March 2010|
|Thunder_Chunky*||March 2010||May 2011|
|elli_emc||May 2011||November 2011|
|Morgsie||November 2011||February 2012|
|Birchington*||February 2012||October 2012|
|jsb123||October 2012||April 2013|
|Diety||April 2013||September 2013|
|Mazzini||September 2013||December 2013|
|Will95206||December 2013||July 2014|
|Green_Pink||August 2014||August 2015|
|PetrosAC*||September 2015||December 2015|
|Airmed*||January 2016||July 2016|
|thehistorybore||July 2016||November 2016|
|Paracosm*||November 2016||April 2017|
In February 2014, the position of Chair was introduced. There have been 9 Liberal Chairs to date with MacDaddi being the first one and Conceited being the current one.
Chairs who also served as Leader at some point are marked with an asterisk.
|Chair||Took office||Left office|
|MacDaddi*||February 2014||June 2014|
|Birchington*||June 2014||December 2014|
|Birkenhead||December 2014||April 2015|
|PetrosAC*||April 2015||September 2015|
|itsdancross||October 2015||November 2015|
|JoeL1994||November 2015||March 2016|
|thehistorybore||March 2016||July 2016|
|Paracosm*||August 2016||November 2016|