Monthly Archives: March 2016

There are really only 2 candidates in the Liverpool Mayoral election

The ballot papers will soon be out in the Liverpool Local Elections With some amusement I turned today to the Liverpool Echo opinion poll for the Mayoral election in Liverpool. There were four horses heavily loaded with candidates (in one … Continue reading

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Liverpool Lib Dem Manifesto for the May elections

A full copy of the manifesto can be downloaded at http://www.richardkemp.org.uk On May 5th there are three elections taking place on the same day. I am standing for the post of Elected Mayor, Chris Carubia is standing for the post … Continue reading

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Dealing with dementia in Liverpool 18

ia Jack Coutts of the Liverpool Dementia Action Alliance telling us about dementia and coping strategies for it. “My wife describes this as the day I went out to work and never came home”. This chilling sentence came from a … Continue reading

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Bully-boy tactics and politics on the rates

Perhaps we should rename this lovely Town Hall the Liverpool Kremlin?! You have probably never heard of Liverpool Express. It’s a little known blogsite run by the Liverpool City Council which effectively acts as a mouthpiece for Mayor Joe. Yesterday … Continue reading

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More powers needed for councils to tackle childhood obesity

Part of the kitchen we need to keep our children way from!! This is the speech I have made today as the spokesperson at the LGA for Public Health. Child Obesity is a real problem for Liverpool as it is … Continue reading

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Keeping Our Money Local

A contented customer at the Lodge Lane Credit Union One of the problems of the Liverpool economy is that it leaks like a colander. A really rich society keeps its money and circulates it locally. A poorer community lets it … Continue reading

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Liverpool’s Veil of Secrecy

Sorry its dollars I couldn’t find a Sterling sink hole!! Today a national survey was published which recorded how councils use gagging orders in relation to staff being paid off for whatever reason. I would like to tell you how … Continue reading

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