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.

No Joe it’s not the fault of the people of Liverpool that our City is filthy

Joe Anderson says ‘Too many people in Liverpool don’t care about their city’ Leader says city is one of the worst for people dumping, littering and lacking any pride in where they live Liverpool Echo Tuesday 14th August In the … Continue reading

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40 PER CENT INCREASE IN TYPE 2 DIABETES IN CHILDREN

Too many children look like this because they eat too many of this type of product and drink too much sugary drinks. Burgers and chips need to be treats and not part of a staple diet The number of children … Continue reading

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Humbled by the experiences in the tsunami of the Mayor of Galle in Sri Lanka

I was pleased to be able to take Cllr Ismail, the former Mayor of Galle in Sri Lanka, and his wife to meet the Lord Mayor of Liverpool, Cllr Christine Banks. He was accompanied by Bill Hampson, Director of the … Continue reading

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Its not the politicians and Bureaucrats of Brussels I fear but the ones in London!

In some ways the picture above says it all. In London there is an elite, a ruling class, which manipulates the whole Country for its own advantage. I know this in two ways but let me deal with Brexit as … Continue reading

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The fight for Caldies Park – round 22!

  Banners are going up all over South Liverpool as the community rallies to save part of our much loved park from developers, Redrow Homes. On Saturday the campaign raised more than £2,000 for our judicial reviews against the Council’s … Continue reading

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We must break the Power of Whitehall and Westmonster.

The people who prattle in this building and work in the Ministries that surround it control too much of our lives. Liverpool and the other major cities of England will never flourish until we break the power of Whitehall and … Continue reading

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Paying for Social Care – the LGA Green Paper

If we could all have a healthy old age like these youngsters we would not be facing the huge costs in the NHS which are happening because so many of us are living so much longer Today I have spent … Continue reading

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