Author Archives: richardkemp

About richardkemp

Leader of the Liberal Democrats in Liverpool. UK representative on UCLG Finance Committee, Executive Bureau and World Council. Deputy Chair and Lib Dem Spokesperon on the LGA Community Wellbeing Board. Married to the lovely Cllr Erica Kemp CBE with three children and three grandchildren.

Manchester What Next?

The Metropolitan Cathdedral in Liverpool where many of us met tonight for a vigil for those who died in Manchester yesterday I have just got home from a Mass which was held in the Catholic Cathedral in honour of those … Continue reading

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Chief Executive of Liverpool Arrested and Questioned over LDL and OCL scandal

The Mayor of Liverpool should resign after his lack of judgement in this moral and financial crucial issue Statement from the Liberal Democrats “I am delighted that after 3.5 years investigation by the Lancashire Police four men are being brought to … Continue reading

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How much do Labour really care about those in poverty?

Corbyn talks a good talk on poverty but doesn’t walk the walk For the past 7 years I have sat in Liverpool Council listening to Labour speaker after Labour speaker deriding the Lib Dems for austerity. These Braveheart Trots always … Continue reading

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The Future of Calderstones and Stanley Parks

We believe a way can be found to bring innovation into our parks and cut costs BUT local residents and park users must be a huge part of the process At its meeting on Friday the Cabinet of Liverpool City … Continue reading

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Change Britain’s Future

Our manifesto for the 2017 General Election is full of ideas for change which will lead to a fairer, more caring, more supportive nation Having been involved with the production of our manifesto as a member of the Federal Policy … Continue reading

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Take control of drugs away from the gangs that dominate some Liverpool communities

We need to licence, regulate and tax cannabis like tobacco if we are to have any chance of controlling drugs and crime on the streets of Liverpool “Liberal Democrats will take back control from criminal gangs, take ‘skunk’ off the … Continue reading

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How UKIP broke a rational political system

Although UKIP will disappear their baleful influence will live on for decades So the foul UKIP is no more. Less seats contested than even the Greens and a microscopic level of support in the opinion polls shows that when their … Continue reading

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