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Remembering Shirley

April 13, 2021 7:00 PM
Originally published by UK Liberal Democrats

The death of Shirley Williams is heartbreaking news for the whole Liberal Democrats party.

Since the sad news was announced, Liberal Democrat members and figures from public life have been remembering Shirley and paying tribute to her.

We've collected a few of those memories here.

You can also share your memories of Shirley and add your name to the book of condolence here.

Our party leaders have paid tribute to Shirley

Many of our Parliamentarians said how much Shirley inspired them

And some of those who had worked with her over the years also shared their memories

Many of our members added their own tributes


Shirley has been an inspiration to millions. She had a limitless empathy only too rare in politics today; she connected with people, cared about their lives and saw politics as a crucial tool to change lives for the better.

If you haven't added your name to the Book of Condolence yet, please do take a few moments to do so: www.libdems.org.uk/book-of-condolence-shirley-williams