Monthly Archives: December 2019

Positive proposals to deal with Liverpool’s cash problems

On Sunday the Liverpool Echo had yet another of its articles warning about the Council’s financial problems which was both timely and accurate but although stating the problems gives no hint as to what the solutions to those problems might … Continue reading

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What will politics do to the main Parties in 2020?

One thing that we can say for certain is that politics will not be as tense in 2020 as it has been for the past 2 years. For the whole of that period the Parties have been on an almost … Continue reading

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2019 – a mixed year for the Lib Dems

Well it was quite a year for the Lib Dems. It had its ups and its ups and its ups but then we had not so much a big down as a major disappointment! What was the good stuff that … Continue reading

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Liverpool will always be a major European City

Liverpool is and always will be a major European City. No matter what damage will be caused to our city by the irrational, half-witted and ill-informed decision by Parliament to leave the EU – a process which will only start … Continue reading

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Council Chief Executive asked to intervene in Fox Street Fiasco

News that Liverpool City Council has lost a planning inspectorate decision on the notorious Fox Street development has produced an angry response from me. I have now asked the Council’s Chief Executive, Tony Reeves, to intervene personally in discussing the … Continue reading

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Back to the Streets you Liberal Democrats

There always comes a time after an election when the adrenaline clears out of the system and we can usefully reflect on what happened and what we should learn from that. BUT I’M NOT GOING TO WAIT THAT LONG. Perhaps … Continue reading

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Councillors must unite to build a defensive wall around our City

My blood was chilled to a thick ice twice last night. Firstly, when the size of the Tory majority was predicted in the Exit Poll. In fact, it got worse as the night progressed. I had hoped for a balanced … Continue reading

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