Monthly Archives: December 2018

Protecting Council and other public sector employees from violence

In my last blog I pointed out that we were pleased that the Labour Party had shared with us in advance a motion they were putting to the January Council meeting. We were pleased that they have also sent us … Continue reading

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New Hotel and Restaurant tax to fund Giants type events

One of the things that many people do not realise about politics in Liverpool, or for that matter, the Country is that most politicians get on with each other most of the time. In Liverpool, Lib Dems and Labour vote … Continue reading

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Joy to the World and especially Liverpool!

The crowds that came together at short notice time after time to campaign for Calderstones Park is just one example of the way that our Liverpool community instinctively comes together when the need is there So, it’s now Christmas Day … Continue reading

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Paddy Ashdown – A personal tribute

Last night the death of Paddy Ashdown hit me quite hard. Perhaps it was the realisation that at the age of almost 66 I am only 12 years his junior. But actually, it was because even now, Paddy was one … Continue reading

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Will Corbyn find a spine this week?

Over the past two weekends I have been out with pro EU campaigners from all Parties and none talking to the people of Liverpool about the EU and our membership of it. This has always been a relatively easy job … Continue reading

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Reinvigorated by our World Merit Global Ambassadors

Sometimes, just sometimes, I feel a little jaded. A feeling of déjà vu overtakes me when I think I am sure that I have done this before and then really remember that I have. 51 years in politics is a … Continue reading

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Talk to your MP and demand a People’s Vote

Today Alisha Lewis and I went to support those people who are campaigning to get a “Peoples Vote” or, as Vince Cable puts it, a first referendum on the facts! Lime Street was both wet and windy but that did … Continue reading

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