ALDE Delegation

The following members were elected to the ALDE Delegation:

  • David Chalmbers
  • Eleanor Rylance
  • George Cunningham
  • Hannah Bettsworth
  • Iain Smith*
  • Mark Valladares
  • Merlene Emmerson
  • Peter Price*
  • Phil Bennion
  • Ulysse Abbate*

*These candidates were elected due to the application of Election Regulation 55.

55. Following the resolution of the federal conference, the regulations set out in paragraphs 2–25 and 45–53 shall apply to elections for the Liberal Democrat members of the Council of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE) with the following exceptions:

The requirements for the elections of the minimum proportions of candidates with protected characteristics in Articles 2.5, 2.6 and 2.7 of the constitution are replaced by the requirement that those elected shall include a minimum of one person from each state party and one person under the age of 26 at the time of the election.

Due to the complexity of this election, which required 5 recounts in order to meet the minimum proportional reqirements, the full data tables are available on request. Any interested member can request those by emailing

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