Monthly Archives: September 2018

Hatton; General Strikes and Momentum – Labour commit political suicide!

This poll of polls of all major polls conducted since the General Election show that Labour has no breakthrough position. This was shown best in this May’s local elections where Labour did okay in existing seats but badly in the … Continue reading

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Lib Dems welcome critical LGA Peer Challenge Report on the running of Liverpool City Council

At last the LGA Peer Challenge Report on the running of Liverpool has been published. It shows there is a long way to go if Liverpool is to become a properly functioning, properly led organisation Yesterday councillors in Liverpool received … Continue reading

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A radical plan for Housing for the UK

We have a song in Liverpool one of which verses goes, “It’s six in a bed at the old Pier Head, It’s Liverpool Town for me”. Throughout our Country there are still people living in conditions little better than this. … Continue reading

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The Partnership with Redrow does nothing for social housing in Liverpool

The partnership between Redrow and Liverpool Council does nothing to provide homes for the needy in our City In my last blog I gave most of the answers that Lib Dems received to questions that we posed at the last … Continue reading

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Holding the Mayor and Labour to account

We not only have debates in the Town Hall but also have an opportunity to ask written questions of the Mayor and Cabinet about city issues. As you can see they are not usually very helpful and its the none … Continue reading

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Politicians should play the ball not the player

Those that know me are probably surprised to see me using a football analogy.  It is true that I am not a lover of the game. As I understand it the analogy means working with and kicking the ball and … Continue reading

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The Lib Dems can heal Britain’s economic divide – Vince Cable’s guest blog

Our bold proposals would raise £15bn per year from the UK’s wealthiest citizens, which we would use to revive public services and create a citizens’ wealth fund Much of the anger in today’s politics stems from an ongoing stagnation in … Continue reading

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