Monthly Archives: November 2017

The Future of Social Care – Guest Blog by Rt Hon. Norman Lamb

Rt Hon Norman Lamb MP who made a brilliant speech as part of a series of debates initiated by Mr Speaker Bercow Regular readers of my blog will note that this blog is both longer and cleverer than my normal … Continue reading

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Reorganise Now and Delete Liverpool Chief Exec’s Post

Liverpool’s Spare Mayor could save more than £500,000 a year by abolishing the unnecessary post of Chief Executive and then the unnecessary post of City Mayor This is a press release I have sent out this morning following the further … Continue reading

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Why I don’t want Kingdom to come!

This picture reproduced from the Liverpool Echo claims to show Kingdom staff ‘stalking’ potential offenders. This is not the right way to proceed. A few months ago, the Council asked all City Councillors to highlight where we would like the … Continue reading

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Lord Alton Gets it right on Problem Gambling

(Lord) David Alton is absolutely right about Fixed Odds Betting Terminals. The Government must act. Over the past few days I have received a number of  briefings about the ‘crack gambling habit’ provided by Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs). I … Continue reading

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Labour wants the Tory Government to impose planning policy in Liverpool

It’s because Labour are rabidly following Tory housing policy in Liverpool that we are stuck with sites like this that have seen no building work for 12 months I have today written to the Head of the Paid Service of … Continue reading

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90 MPs from all Parties get together to fight for the NHS

This is the letter that 90 MPs sent to the Prime Minister last week. We need all-Party action like this if we are to save the NHS At the end of last week, a highly important development took place when … Continue reading

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Disgraceful Scenes at Liverpool Town Hall as Labour vote down motions on Academic Freedom; sodium valproate; Safe Parking & supported Redrow Homes domination of Liverpool housing

Liverpool Town Hall was again seen as part of a ‘demockery’ than a democracy as Labour voted down very reasonable Lib Dem motions and the Mayor used sexist language There were disgraceful scenes in Liverpool Town Hall last night as … Continue reading

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