Monthly Archives: June 2019

Government urged to review running of Liverpool Council

Yesterday I wrote to James Brokenshire, the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government to ask him to order a review of the governance of Liverpool City Council. In my request I cited three things as an example of … Continue reading

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The social care crisis is becoming a tsunami of problems

I’ve been in the House of Commons today talking to a newly-established All-Party Group on Social Care. There can be no doubt that consistent under-funding of social care is leading us to a crisis where councils will have to turn … Continue reading

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Could or should the Lib Dems work with the Green Party?

I’ve been thinking about this for some time but my thoughts have brought to a head whilst listening to the semi-coherent ramblings of Sian Berry this morning on the Today programme. Sian is, apparently, the co-leader of the Green Party … Continue reading

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Is what you eat killing you?

Increasingly, the evidence is growing that the fizzy, salted, and carbonated food that the major food producers and supermarkets are pushing at us is leading to unhealthy lives and early deaths. This article below is reproduced from the BBC following … Continue reading

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Change UK – The big question is for the Lib Dems

Like many Lib Dems I have been more than a little disappointed with Change UK. Their launch was poorly executed; their decision to fight the EU elections ill thought out; their battle bus so badly designed that even I could … Continue reading

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How will we create a radical centre Jo Swinson and Ed Davey?

So, the Lib Dems are surging. I have to say I have seen Liberal and then Lib Dem surges before! Normally we have surged and then retreated a little then surged and retreated a little. That was the pattern until … Continue reading

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