The Social Liberal Forum exists to promote the values of social liberalism.  The Forum is run by volunteers and is governed by a constitution which is available to read here.


Social Liberal Forum Council

The Social Liberal Forum elects members to its governing council every two years.  The most recent elections took place in August 2016.

Members elected to the SLF 2016-2018 Council are listed below in alphabetical order:

  • Mark Blackburn

  • Louise Bloom

  • Kelly-Marie Blundell

  • Iain Brodie-Browne

  • Prateek Buch

  • Natasha Chapman

  • Luke Croydon

  • Helen Flynn

  • Sarah Green

  • Evan Harris

  • Bradley Hillier-Smith

  • Paul Hindley

  • Kirsten Johnson

  • Gordon Lishman

  • Sean Oxspring

  • Geoff Payne (Hackney)

  • Geoff Payne (Herts)

  • Mary Reid

  • Edward Robinson

  • Seth Thevoz


Social Liberal Forum Executive

The Forum is run day-to-day by an executive consisting of the following volunteers: 

Acting Chair: Gordon Lishman

Executive Director: Mark Blackburn

Political Director: Martin Tod 

Head of Events: Mary Reid

Head of Communications: Sarah Green

Head of Policy: James Sandbach 

Head of Conferences: Virginia Morck