Monthly Archives: September 2015

Labour and the strange case of the missing £116,000,000,000

Jez we Can? (probably not!) One of the most bizarre claims made by Jeremy Corbyn in the leadership election was that £120 billion was being lost to the Treasury by tax evasion and avoidance and downright cheating. That claimed Mr … Continue reading

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Liverpool Council meetings – A new members impression

September saw a grisly mangling of democracy in Liverpool Town Hall At our mid-September Council meeting I invited some of our new members to come and see for themselves the grisly mangling of democracy that takes place there on a … Continue reading

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Which conference were they at?

Regular readers of my blog (both of you!) will know that I usually write a blog like this at the end of a Party Conference. Because I never feel that I have been to the same conference as the journalists. … Continue reading

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What do you mean you can’t ask the Mayor questions?!

The most frequent request that I have had in the last few days is to explain why I was unable to respond to  the tissue of half truths, misleading information and dissembling which was the basis of Anderson’s speech to … Continue reading

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Mayor’s IT Bills – update!!!

As almost everyone who reads this blog will be aware the Mayor spent a lot of time at the last council meeting defending his use of public money to settle his own IT bills. He did so in a  part … Continue reading

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Let’s work together for a Yes vote on Europe

Flying the flag for Europe Lib Dem Council Group Leaders across the Liverpool City Region have today writen to our Labour, Conservative and Green opposite numbers inviting them to jointly campaign in the proposed European Referendum for a Yes vote … Continue reading

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A new Labour Leader – What does it mean in Liverpool?

The new Leader of Her Majesty’s Opposition! So the result is finally in. A man largely rejected by his fellow MPs and ending up on the ballot paper because people felt sorry for him has become leader of the Labour … Continue reading

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The Six questions that need to be answered over the £90k

Okay let me admit it from the start. I am in trouble with the Mayor of Liverpool again. I knew this when within minutes of putting out a tweet saying he should repay the £89,950 I got from him a … Continue reading

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Is Labour’s dream for Liverpool a cold, wet Benidorm?

Last week I went to Benidorm. We have stayed several times at a nearby small Spanish town with Erica’s sister but we decided that we would go and have look at Benidorm having spent so many hours in planes to … Continue reading

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The shame of Farage and Cameron’s UK

Only desperation could lead to journeys like these If the picture of a dead three year old from Syria being plucked from the sea does not stir the hearts and emotions of Cameron, Farage and their ilk I don’t know … Continue reading

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