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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.

Our role is to represent the community in the Town Hall not t’other way round

When politicans get sponsorship from private companies you need to ask do they serve that company or the public! Two things have made me ponder over the past few days about the nature of community politics. In some ways this … Continue reading

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The Three Fundamental Deceits about Calderstones Park

Some of the 300 respectable ladies and gents who were described as a screaming mob when they dared to protest about the Mayor’s plans to build on part of Calderstones Park Today the council’s planning committee met to consider the … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on Suicide

The late Jo Cox who is being remembered by the development of the ‘Jo Cox Trust’ to develop strategies to deal with loneliness which is a major cause of suicide Suicide has been much on my mind lately – not … Continue reading

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Not an extremist in sight at my local Mosque today!

Penny Lane Mosque which is a key player in our local community Today was “National Visit My Mosque Day” and I was pleased to take up the invitation from our local Mosque, the Penny Lane Mosque to once again visit … Continue reading

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My personal boycott of the USA

She may hold his hand. I prefer to kick him in the wallet!! I’ve been involved in all sorts of campaigns over the 50 years that I have been in politics. My first ever picket was outside a Barclays Bank … Continue reading

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Join the Demonstration against the Trump Visit

  They might hold hands in the White House but should not do so in Buckingham Palace LIBERAL DEMOCRATS TO ATTEND ANTI TRUMP RALLY AT ST GEORGES HALL TONIGHT Cllr Richard Kemp CBE, Leader of the Liverpool Liberal Democrats will … Continue reading

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Friday was the UK’s Day of Shame

A Trump and May relationship would be a  marriage of conveneience and not a  marriage of love! I suspect that none of my readers will expect me to like Donald Trump. I think he is an evil, misogynistic, little man … Continue reading

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