Monthly Archives: February 2016

We will not be silenced

One of the many beautiful trees in Calderstones Park My Liberal Democrat colleagues and I appear to have fought off implied legal action against us by Liverpool City Council in an increasingly bitter row over the sale of part of … Continue reading

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Liverpool Must Bring in Outside Help to deal with Schools Crisis

I want my Grandson, Jonah, and all the children of Liverpool  to have a fine quality education in our City’s education service Today’s speech by the Chief Inspector of Schools, Sir Michael Wilshaw, has shown that Liverpool’s Education system is … Continue reading

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Is the UK government the most Stalinist in Europe?

I have received a number of calls today from journalists about the apparent announcement later in the week about whether or not public bodies and councils should be able to invest in Israeli companies. In fact the situation is more … Continue reading

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The State of Liverpool City Region

This area should be the heart of a vibrant city region “Liverpool City Region needs to be ambitious and compare its performance to the very best places in Europe and beyond”. These are excellent words and I have certainly thought … Continue reading

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Liverpool – The spiritual home of North Korea?

A Town Hall of which Kim Jong-Un would be proud! Readers of my blog may recall that last November I complained to the Information Commissioner that Liverpool Council was, by its own admission failing by a wide margin to return … Continue reading

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The need for a public health movement in England

A little of this stuff is great. Too much damages your health! On Wednesday it was a real privilege to be at, never mind chair, the annual public health conference for England. The meeting was composed of Directors of Public … Continue reading

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