Category Archives: Politics

A Farcical Meeting but with largely the right outcomes

At yesterday’s Council meeting we had a mixture of anger, dissembling and just misleading statements from the Mayor of Liverpool but eventually he revealed that he agreed with the Lib Dems on two crucial issues Where should I start with … Continue reading

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What is a political Party?

Yesterday 700,000 people marched through London demanding a second vote. Lib Dems were at the heart of that protest and at the heart of a wider liberal movement. We now need to show that there are other major issues as … Continue reading

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Set the Teachers Free – A radical Policy for Education

We need to release the expertise and dedication of our teachers to allow them to link up with the enthusiasm and joy of our children and create an education system not a learning system Our education service is poor value, … Continue reading

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Hatton; General Strikes and Momentum – Labour commit political suicide!

This poll of polls of all major polls conducted since the General Election show that Labour has no breakthrough position. This was shown best in this May’s local elections where Labour did okay in existing seats but badly in the … Continue reading

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The Lib Dems can heal Britain’s economic divide – Vince Cable’s guest blog

Our bold proposals would raise £15bn per year from the UK’s wealthiest citizens, which we would use to revive public services and create a citizens’ wealth fund Much of the anger in today’s politics stems from an ongoing stagnation in … Continue reading

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Sorry Vince but I’m no moderate

Vince Cable was right to challenge us with a consultation about how we work and organise and we should consider all his views seriously. Over the past 24 hours I have looked with interest both at what Vince has had … Continue reading

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If I ruled the World!!

If you ask me why I carry on fighting after 51 years in politics and 36 as a councillor its for these muck-tubs. I want a  good future for my children, grandchildren and for yours One of the problems with … Continue reading

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