Author Archives: richardkemp

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.

What Next for the Liberal Democrats?

The Liverpool City Council Lib Dem team Cllrs Makinson, Kemp, Juarez and Kelly invite you to come and join us This is the third in my “What Next” series following the European Referendum and it is by far the most … Continue reading

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What Now for the Liverpool City Region?

This brilliant Liverpool panorama has been designed by my good friend Tom Maguire who has also designed a Scouse passport! Will it come to that? Possibly not but we should set our ambitions for the future high! So now the … Continue reading

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Where the hell do we go from here?

Liverpool had a large majority for staying in the EU on 23rd June Yesterday was, without any doubt, a dreadful day for the UK and Liverpool. But before I look at the consequences of that I want to thank Liverpool … Continue reading

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So what do you think of politicians now?

Jo Cox MP. A fine woman, mum, wife, MP and public servant On Thursday last week public life in the UK became much the poorer because of a despicable and cowardly attack which snuffed out the life of a bright, … Continue reading

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The Scurrilous Behaviour of the Leave Campaign

Farage and his overtly racist poster I don’t normally comment too much on those whose views I disagree with. The only exception being, of course, Joe Anderson!! And I wasn’t going to in this campaign either but one thing that … Continue reading

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Here’s a Health unto Her Majesty

Two nonagenarians who continue to serve their Country Yesterday the organisers of our local street party being held today to commemorate the 90th birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II came to see me. It is one of only 3 … Continue reading

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Let’s think again about Lime Street & the Futurist

The futurist in its heyday The decision by SAVE to go to court to try and protect the Futurist and the need to tackle safety issues at the site have given the council the opportunity to think again about the … Continue reading

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