Liberal and Centre Union

Published 11th September, 2012

The Liberal and Centre Union or LiCS was formed in 2003 as a merger of the Liberal Union of Lithuania, Centre Union of Lithuania and Modern Christian Democratic Union. The party describes itself as centre-right and believes in Liberalism and Conservative Liberalism.

In the 2004 general election the party won 18 of the 141 seats in the Seimas and in 2008 they dropped to eight seats. In 2008 the party joined with the Homeland Union (TS-LKD), Liberal Movement (LRLS) and National Resurrection Party to form a coalition government.

In September 2011 the National Resurrection Party merged with the Liberal and Centre Union.

The Liberal and Centre Union is a member of Liberal International and regionally of the European Liberal Democrat and Reform Party.

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