Monthly Archives: October 2016

Is social media a blessing or a curse for democracy?

                   The ubiquitous signs of Facebook and Twiteer can be both good and bad for democracy I had a long discussion this morning with one of my constituents about an article he had seen via a Twitter link about a … Continue reading

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What’s happening in UK Politics today?

The Chamber of the House of Commons. On April 4th next year I will have been a member of my Party (including its predecessor) for 50 years. I can say with total clarity that I have never known times like … Continue reading

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Lib Dems fight against a boring, bland Benidorm in Liverpool

In 100 years this building will still be standing as an asset to our City whereas most of what we are building today will have been demolished Lib Dems are seriously concerned about the type of development taking place in … Continue reading

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Are artificial 3G football pitches dangerous?

Has the FA done enough to ensure that its new artifical pitches are safe? I  have written to the Mayor of Liverpool asking him to suspend the installation of artificial 3G football pitches that the Council is planning to install … Continue reading

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If you are wondering why you get e-mails from me at funny times?!

I’m visiting Bogota but I doubt that I will see  much of it! Often I get told by my constituents that I e-mail them at funny times. Whilst I do keep funny hours the most usual reason for this is … Continue reading

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Hand Control of Liverpool Parks to local community and users

People who care for the parks like these campaigners for Sefton Park must be the ones to take the lead in developing those park’s future Our Press Release Liverpool’s Liberal Democrats have welcomed the long-awaited report on the future of … Continue reading

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Which is the ‘Nasty Party’ in 2016?

UKIP leadership contenders gathering for a pre hustings chat!! So the Party Conference season is over and I am not sure that we are much the wiser about the where the Parties sit in terms of both their own comfort … Continue reading

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