Monthly Archives: August 2012

Action Now on Liverpool’s Rotten Homes

Liverpool’s Liberal Democrats will call for urgent action on growing problems with private sector landlords at the next meeting of Liverpool City Council on 12th September. In a  hard hitting resolution to be moved by Group Leader Cllr Richard Kemp … Continue reading

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Invest in River Mersey Power Production Now

Earlier this week I wrote to Energy and Climate Change Secretary, Ed Davey, asking him to back plans for power production from the Mersey. This follows speculation that Mr Davey and the Prime minister are looking at a similar but more … Continue reading

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“Shirley Porter reloaded”. My view of the Policy Exchange Report

I get increasingly upset by the quality of reports coming out of most think tanks. They come up with stuff that cannot be used practically, which is insular and which takes no real account of the problems of ruining major … Continue reading

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Could the Olympic Legacy be a tolerant society?

There was some really bad news for some people about the winning GB team at the recent Olympics. Some had foreign sounding names; some of them were immigrants or the children of immigrants; some of there were even… well black … Continue reading

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Homes for All (Housing Policy Paper)

Please find below the housing policy resolution for our Lib Dem Conference in Brighton. It’s radical, achievable and puts clear blue water between us and the Tory and Labour parties. Conference notes with concern that the historic failure to create … Continue reading

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The Lib Dems enduring legacy for Liverpool

When people look at the good things that the Lib Dems did for Liverpool in our 12 years of control they can clearly see the tangible things such as £1 billion for housing; £2.5billion in the city Centre; Capital of … Continue reading

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LIVERPOOL is the fifth worst fly- tipping hotspot in England

LIVERPOOL is the fifth worst fly-tipping hotspot in England, new figures reveal. Data compiled by the GMB union showed there had been more than 54,000 incidents in the last two years – equivalent to 74 every day. Those of us … Continue reading

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