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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.

Massacre Survivor visits Liverpool to launch World Merit New Office

Ziauddin Yousafzi offically cuts the ribbon at the new World Merit offices accompanied by Marlou Hermsen its General Manager and Chris Arnold its Chief Executive Yesterday I was privileged to attend the opening of the new World Merit organisation in … Continue reading

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Should GP practices be open 7 days a week?

We should support the RCGP and GPs generally not ask them to do the impossible with stretched budgets and too few staff We are asking a hell of a lot from our GPs at the moment. We want them to … Continue reading

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What’s going on with the Police investigations into Liverpool Direct and One Connect Lancashire?

For almost two years the functions of LDL have been subsumed into the oeprations of the Council It is now three years since the Police opened up a major investigation into the running of Liverpool Direct Ltd and One Connect … Continue reading

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Vampire Kiss brings Militant back to life in Liverpool

Liverpool Town Hall where next week we will be debating a call from our Labour Mayor to have a demomonstration in London When I last did a blog some 10 days ago about the Mayor of Liverpool’s call for a … Continue reading

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Mental Health must have the same attention as Physical Health

The Samaritans are one of the major organisations relying on volunteers to assist the suicidal and those just needing someone to talk to Yesterday Erica and I received some bad news. The daughter of a friend of ours had tried … Continue reading

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A Lottery –Another Bonkers idea from the Mayor of Liverpool

How could a Liverpool lottery begin to compete against the three national lotteries and the plethora of local ones? Daft ideas in Liverpool seem to be like buses sometimes – they tend to come in threes. So far we have … Continue reading

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Olde Kempe’s Almanack for 2017

There is only one world. Internationalists like the Lib Dems understand that and want to work in partnership with others to preserve it and support all who live on it. Supercharged by my newly found cosmic role as ‘Best Grandpa … Continue reading

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