Category Archives: Politics

We need a General Election now

I have been in politics for more than half a century, but I cannot remember a time when our Country was in such peril. We have a government which is pursuing a reckless ideology and ignoring all the common-sense considerations … Continue reading

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Starmer raises the white flag over Europe without a whimper

So, there we have it. Starmer gives up on Europe to follow the Tory line that we need to make Brexit work. Well, the evidence is that you cannot make it work because it is an inherently bad idea. He … Continue reading

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To keep society going we need to share the wealth of the nation more fairly

“It’s the same the whole world over, Ain’t it all a blinking shame, It’s the rich wot gets the biscuit, It’s the poor wot gets the blame” ,This song was popular in 19th century music halls, and it just shows … Continue reading

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You Politicians – You’re all at it!!

For the second time the Guardian and investigative newspapers across the World have brought into the public view a huge treasure trove of documents, the Pandora Papers, which relate to the way that the wealthy conceal their wealth from us … Continue reading

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Corbyn will never be Prime Minister

Over the past few weeks I have seen a torrent of half-witted abuse being thrown at the Lib Dems and MPs who have defected to us. “Good riddance”, “You’re Tory-lite”, “You’ll take anyone”. These are the ones that are fit … Continue reading

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The surge to the Lib Dems grows apace

I’ve been out this morning with a team door knocking in my own Church Ward in Liverpool. Obviously, it’s a ward I know well having been re-elected here earlier this month with 60% of the vote. I have lived in … Continue reading

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Can a political party be a movement?

On Saturday we held a debate about the development of a new supporter’s scheme for people who support our ideals but for a variety of reasons feel unable to join a political Party. We agreed to have a supporter’s scheme. … Continue reading

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Anti-Semitism is Racism

I have real difficulty understanding what goes through the mind of some people in the Labour Party when they approach the subject of anti-Semitism. To me it’s incredibly simple. Anti-Semitism is racism. Let me try another Country. If I started … Continue reading

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If Labour splits what do the Lib Dems do?

So, some Labour MPs are rumoured to be preparing to leave their Party post Brexit debate. There are talks of 6 heavily involved and perhaps 20 in total. From my own observations I think that is highly credible but not … Continue reading

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A Beacon of Hope for the World from America

Let’s face it everyone, 2018 was not a good year for liberals in politics globally. In a year that saw the right-wing advance in Europe and South America and a particularly vicious strain of racism hit the United Kingdom. For … Continue reading

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