Ronnie Fearn Celebrates 50 years of winning at Southport Ramada March 2nd, 2014 admin Latest News Shares Comments Ronnie at the Ramada – 50 years of winning celebration Lord Ronnie Fearn celebrated 50 years as a Southport Councillor recently and a reception was held at the Ramada Hotel on The Promenade for colleagues and special guests. It marked an amazing milestone in Southport’s political history. In May 1963 a young Ronnie Fearn was first elected as a councillor on what was then the Southport County Borough Council. In those days the Liberals ran the council. Lord Ronnie Fearn has served Southport continuously as a councillor ever since. He has been Leader of the Group, Member of Parliament (twice), and he is now a member of the House of Lords. Cllr Iain Brodie Browne, Leader of the Liberal Democrats on Sefton Council, said “By any measure Ronnie Fearn is the most successful Southport politician of his generation. He is well known as a champion of the town” Meols Ward Liberal Democrats send our heartiest congratulations to Ronnie and all his team. Among the guests were: Ainsdale & Dukes Ward members, Some younger Lib Dems, Baroness Shirley Williams, John and Annette Pugh, Kew and Dukes Ward members, Norwood Ward members, Councillors Richard Hands and Haydn Preece, BBC’s Jim Hancock and Cllr Iain Brodie Brown Sir Alan Beith MP, Baroness Maddock, Lord Lishman, and Anthony & Carol Hill of Crosby. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07930717137 Email [email protected] Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Related Comments comments!