Monthly Archives: May 2019

Long-term change in Northern Ireland thanks to the Alliance Party

One of the stories that has been missed by most of the media is the massive change in the make up of politics in Northern Ireland caused by the surge in Alliance Party support. The Alliance Party is the sister … Continue reading

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What next for Corbyn the magic Grandpa?

Who would have thought after the 2017 General Election that just two years later the appeal of the magic Grandpa would have almost totally disappeared? The European elections were clearly a total disaster for the Tories who now have only … Continue reading

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Radical Policies and Persuasive, Angry Voices – Next Steps for the Lib Dems

When I joined the Liberal Party in 1967, I did not do it because I wanted a career in politics or a safe seat. Just as well really as I would have been doomed to eternal disappointment. I joined because … Continue reading

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This is Vince Cable’s Election

Yesterday we were privileged to welcome Vince Cable to Liverpool. It will be one of his last visits as Leader as he intends to step down to allow a contest for a new Leader to take place in June. Of … Continue reading

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Corbyn Cult shrinking fast

Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn both have lower approval ratings than ever before. Both of them are less popular than their respective Party which means that both are a drag on their Party rather than an asset to them. Just … Continue reading

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Lib Dems overtake Labour in YouGov Opinion Poll

Well there’s a headline that I didn’t foresee me writing just 4 weeks ago! True its only one poll but it’s by no means an outlier. A number of polls recently have shown Lib Dems moving up through the teens … Continue reading

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Lib Dems to Force Vote on Elected Mayor Role

In a move designed to put pressure on the Labour Group ahead of their Annual Meeting on Monday night the City Council’s Lib Dem Group are to submit a request to the incoming Lord Mayor, Cllr Peter Brennan for an … Continue reading

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