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.

A new future for the Liverpool Food and Drink Festival

It’s always sad when a company goes into administration and that is true of the company behind the Liverpool Food and Drink Festivals which folded yesterday. However, in this case there may be a silver lining. I have been concerned … Continue reading

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If Labour splits what do the Lib Dems do?

So, some Labour MPs are rumoured to be preparing to leave their Party post Brexit debate. There are talks of 6 heavily involved and perhaps 20 in total. From my own observations I think that is highly credible but not … Continue reading

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We must act NOW to support children’s mental health services

 Tomorrow I am at a conference about how we transition young people with mental health problems from their youth status into the adult mental health system. I’ll be speaking in part of it and chairing another part of. This Conference, … Continue reading

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International Holocaust Day reminds us that we must reach out to each other

Liberal Democrats were out in force today at the Liverpool Town Hall at the service to commemorate those who died in the genocides of Rwanda; Poland; Germany and elsewhere in massacres that continue to this day. We came to the … Continue reading

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Will the Council apologise for threatening us over Harthill being part of the Park?

Now that the dust has settled a bit on the great victory by LOGS in the High Court last week, I have expanded my questions. I have written to a senior officer at the council today asking for responses to … Continue reading

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Calderstones Park High Court judgement is victory for the many over the few.

I welcome today’s High Court judgement which will save part of Calderstones Park from being built on. I can only describe it as a victory of the People of Liverpool over the political elite that rules the Liverpool Town Hall. … Continue reading

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Action at last on stalled property developments in Liverpool & Manchester

I am delighted that the Serious Fraud Office in partnership with the North West Serious Crimes Unit and the Merseyside Police have today issued warrants in respect of people behind two Liverpool properties and the Angel Gate development in Manchester. … Continue reading

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