The Liberal Party notes the actions of the former Candidate Derek Jackson at the Glasgow Southside Scottish Parliament seat electoral count. Derek Jackson’s acts do not reflect on Liberal Party core values or policies and break our constitutional rules.
As of 9th May 2021, Derek Jackson has been expelled from the party and given a lifetime ban on future application of membership with The Liberal Party.
The Liberal Party’s Core values stand for Individual Freedoms, Fairness and Equality within an open and tolerant society for all individuals and communities.
The Liberal Party is sorry for the events that have unfolded and with immediate effect, will begin the process to tighten up our vetting process for applicants that wish to represent themselves as Liberal Party Candidates.