Category Archives: Liverpool City Region

If it’s good enough for Northern Ireland – Its good enough for us!!

This should be the base for a Liverpool City Region Parliament Yesterday I heard a really unspectacular speech from Greg Clark the Secretary of State for Local Government. In it he claimed that local government would be healthier because we … Continue reading

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Councillor’s cull called for in Liverpool

There are too many councillors in Liverpool with too little to do It has become quite clear to me that we now have too many councillors in Liverpool. I am not the first to suggest this. The Green Party mentioned … Continue reading

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A weak deal which is not devolution but is the only deal in town

Hopefully the Liver Bird with be the emblem of our new ‘Devolved’ Authority So the Liverpool City Region deal has finely blown in to town. Not a full blooded gale like the one that is currently taking place outside my … Continue reading

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Merseyside Police Commissioner Elections an outrageous waste of money

In a letter to Communities Secretary Greg Clark I have challenged him to clarify two key questions: 1. Will the Government be wasting £1.25 or £2.5 million on a none job. These being the costs next year of the election … Continue reading

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A Most Peculiar Council meeting in Liverpool!

Yesterday a most peculiar thing didn’t happen in Liverpool. Labour speaker after Labour speaker did not stand up to attack the Liberal Democrats for what we were doing in Parliament. Well they couldn’t really could they? There was an attack … Continue reading

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ACTION NOW ON LIVERPOOL CITY REGION

At the next Council meeting, later in July Erica and I will be working with Cllrs Radford and Morrison to try and force through a discussion on the development of the Liverpool City Region. Cllrs Richard Kemp and Steve Radford … Continue reading

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Who are the new Liberal Democrats?

Last Thursday we held an event in Liverpool that I have never attended the likes of before. It was a new members event and we held it because so many people have joined our Party in Liverpool at the same … Continue reading

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In praise of Cllr Erica Kemp CBE …Part 4!

Cllr Erica Kemp CBE with someone even more famous!! Erica finishing her term of office will have two main effects for me. Firstly getting around the City and particularly Allerton Road will be a lot quicker and easier. Most of … Continue reading

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Proud to be a Liverpudlian

The view of the 3 Graces from the top deck of the QM2 and a couple of dodgy cusomers I spotted who’d blagged their way onto the Ship! This weekend has already been a great one for our City. On … Continue reading

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We Must Now Bite The Bullet and Go for an Elected Mayor for the Liverpool City Region

The Liver Bird Must Soar Anyone who has ever read my blogs will know that I am not in favour of Elected Mayors. The effects of one in Liverpool have hardly been uplifting! However I am now putting my own … Continue reading

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