Monthly Archives: February 2017

Our Health & Social Care Motion to the Lib Dem Conference

Lib Dem Health Spokesman Norman Lamb MP who is working with people of all Parties and none to try and build a consensus on health and care spending At our Spring Conference to be held in March in York we … Continue reading

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Labour – They’re dead but they won’t lie down!!

David Millband the ‘lost’ Leader of the Labour Party who told us today that Labour is further away from power than at any time in the last 50 years. As so often happens when I consider the still twitching carcase … Continue reading

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Our role is to represent the community in the Town Hall not t’other way round

When politicans get sponsorship from private companies you need to ask do they serve that company or the public! Two things have made me ponder over the past few days about the nature of community politics. In some ways this … Continue reading

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The Three Fundamental Deceits about Calderstones Park

Some of the 300 respectable ladies and gents who were described as a screaming mob when they dared to protest about the Mayor’s plans to build on part of Calderstones Park Today the council’s planning committee met to consider the … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on Suicide

The late Jo Cox who is being remembered by the development of the ‘Jo Cox Trust’ to develop strategies to deal with loneliness which is a major cause of suicide Suicide has been much on my mind lately – not … Continue reading

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Not an extremist in sight at my local Mosque today!

Penny Lane Mosque which is a key player in our local community Today was “National Visit My Mosque Day” and I was pleased to take up the invitation from our local Mosque, the Penny Lane Mosque to once again visit … Continue reading

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My personal boycott of the USA

She may hold his hand. I prefer to kick him in the wallet!! I’ve been involved in all sorts of campaigns over the 50 years that I have been in politics. My first ever picket was outside a Barclays Bank … Continue reading

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