Monthly Archives: November 2016

I’m off to Sleaford on Friday

Ross Pepper and team whose campaign I will be joining in Sleaford on Friday There are two bye-elections taking place at the moment but you would be forgiven for thinking that there is only one. The metropolitan elite are very … Continue reading

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Social Workers – Our forgotten heroines and heroes

Prof June Thoburn who was recognised for outstanding work as a social worker and in support of social workers. Like many people the closest I get these days to social workers is looking at the ‘Clare in the Community’ cartoons … Continue reading

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Why the Lib Dems are supporting a UCATT initiative

Jaguar Cars, produced in Liverpol City Region by an Indian owned company, will be one of the first to suffer if there international trade barriers put in place Two weeks ago I received an e-mail from the building trades union … Continue reading

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Yabba-Dabba-Doo we’ve got £30million

Carl and some of his team who will be taking on Jeremy Corbyn’s bag carrier next May So a great triumph is being proclaimed today. Today we got the first instalment of our City Deal money – £1billion apparently. Actually … Continue reading

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What do we make of Donald Trump?

Do you think Farage told him that Trump is another word for fart?! This time last week I thought impossible that any Western Democracy could elect a lying, fraudulent, misogynistic, racist to any position never mind the head of one … Continue reading

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What should we make of Mr Anderson’s 10% council tax referendum?

Will Liverpool support Mayor Anderson’s call for a referendum for an additional 10% rise in council tax First of all let me acknowledge that Liverpool Council is in a difficult place. In 2010 Liverpool was getting approximately 80% of our … Continue reading

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The art of not answering questions!

Liverpool Town Hall where my questions will NOT be properly answered later today Today I have had three questions answered that I have submitted for the Council meeting this afternoon. Interestingly I am the only person to put any questions … Continue reading

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