Monthly Archives: November 2019

1p on income tax for the NHS and that’s just the start

The NHS needs more money. No-one should be any doubt about that. The NHS cannot operate without staff from ward orderlies to Consultants. It needs huge numbers of supplies from drugs to loo rolls; from blankets to bed pans; from … Continue reading

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Climate Change – An Existential Crisis

Clearly the first priority for the Lib Dems at this General Election is to fight to stay in the EU. Our second priority is to fight climate change. In fact, the two priorities are inexorably linked. One of our key … Continue reading

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Unite to Remain – Labour Missing InAction

Today has been a very significant day in the course of this election. A partnership of Lib Dems, Greens and Plaid Cymru has come together to ensure that only one Remain candidate will present themselves to the electorate in 60 … Continue reading

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If you’re a Remain voter then it must be a Lib Dem vote in Liverpool Wavertree

Are you fed up with Brexit? I certainly am. It’s dominated our political discourse for 3+ years and has meant that we have had no debate on things that I think are important such as the NHS, climate change, education … Continue reading

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Does politics have to be partisan and aggressive?

I am in London yesterday and today working on LGA business relating, separately, to health and social care issues and local government investment strategies. I have been in a meeting firstly with fellow Lib Dems and then cross-Party meetings with … Continue reading

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