Monthly Archives: January 2016

If only every UKIP member had been in Church today

The ‘Alive Believers’ Choir’ preparing to sing today in St Nicholas’ Church As a liberal I don’t really believe in compulsion. However as I sat in the Annual Anglican Civic Service this morning I really wished I could make very … Continue reading

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How should Liverpool’s politicians fund their election campaigns?

The Mayor of Liverpool’s fundraising website I had an e-mail recently from our Party treasurer who told me that since I was chosen as the Lib Dem candidate for the Mayoralty at the start of January we have received just … Continue reading

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“Why Liverpool must vote to stay in Europe”

The Liverpool Arena would not have been built without support from the EU, neither would the L1 shopping Centre or the new Exhibition Centre Last night I attended the first meeting of strongerin  in South Liverpool. This is the campiagn … Continue reading

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Remember World Holocaust Day

Remember the millions of innocents murdered in holocausts This Wednesday marks World Holocaust Day. Originally designed to remember the 6,000,000 Jews who were slaughtered in the Nazi Death Camps it has been expanded to remember all holocausts including those that … Continue reading

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If it’s good enough for Northern Ireland – Its good enough for us!!

This should be the base for a Liverpool City Region Parliament Yesterday I heard a really unspectacular speech from Greg Clark the Secretary of State for Local Government. In it he claimed that local government would be healthier because we … Continue reading

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“Think and Do Tank needed in Liverpool”

One of the excellent new John Moores’ University Campuses I have today written to the Vice Chancellors of Liverpool’s 3 Universities asking them to establish a ‘Think and Do’ tank in Liverpool. I told them, “Liverpool benefits greatly from having … Continue reading

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FOUR key differences between Joe Anderson and Me

                    The only two real contenders for the Liverpool Mayoralty in May. Like most full council meetings yesterday’s achieved very little. A load of political diatribe and waffle and pointless political posturing. There was one very interesting motion about the … Continue reading

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