Author Archives: richardkemp

About richardkemp

Leader of the Liberal Democrats in Liverpool. . Deputy Chair and Lib Dem Spokesperson on the LGA Community Wellbeing Board. Married to the lovely Cllr Erica Kemp CBE with three children and four grandchildren.

Paying taxes is “frivolous” according to Liverpool Labour Party

Your four Lib Dem councillors believe that we should collect every penny in tax for both central and local government that is due. Only the Labour Party in Liverpool would say that motions designed to achieve this were frivolous At … Continue reading

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Former Labour Minister accuses Liverpool Council of “Institutional Incompetence”

When a former Labour Minister with a vast experience of Liverpool politics makes comments like this in a national newspaper we should all listen to him Without a doubt the most experience Labour politician in Liverpool is Peter Kilfoyle. He … Continue reading

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Millions of small actions will make the difference

Charity shops like this are kept alive by armies of volunteers. Any social policy must empower and fund the volunteers who keep our society vibrant Over the past few days at the NACAS Conference I have been inspired by so … Continue reading

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Fight For Europe this Saturday in Croxteth Park

Join us at Croxteth Park on Saturday. Bring your flags; bring your whistles; bring your mates! This Saturday Afternoon – 14th October – I will be joining what I hope will be thousands of my fellow Scousers at a pro-Europe … Continue reading

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Knocking on the door of God’s waiting room!!

Swing on a swing; be frivolous; wear purple; run your stick against the railings; learn to spit, but don’t feel old!! I was half way through a speech in London last week about the need to provide adequate social care … Continue reading

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Labour pass buck on Hope & Glory Fiasco

Once again the Labour Party have ignored the fact that they control the council and have allowed officers to carry the can for the fiasco on William Brown Street The shambolic behaviour of Liverpool Council in the licensing and controlling … Continue reading

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Lib Dems welcome Anderson U-Turn on World Heritage Status

After 6 years of denial the Mayor has finally recognised the importance of our World Heritage Status after 6 years saying it was just a ‘plaque on the wall of the Town Hall’ So, after 6 years attacking us Joe … Continue reading

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