Tag Archives: Andy Burnham

The North West’s Mayors – From Heroes to Zeroes

The last two months have seen a huge change in the respect people have for two of the North-West’s most well-known political leaders Mayors Anderson and Burnham. City Mayors were, of course, an invention of Tony Blair and Regional Mayors … Continue reading

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The North West’s Two Metro Mayors add little to the development of Liverpool and Manchester City Regions

                              Mayor Andy Burnham                                  Mayor Steve Rotheram Greater Manchester    … Continue reading

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The Future of Social Care – Guest Blog by Rt Hon. Norman Lamb

Rt Hon Norman Lamb MP who made a brilliant speech as part of a series of debates initiated by Mr Speaker Bercow Regular readers of my blog will note that this blog is both longer and cleverer than my normal … Continue reading

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Calm down, calm down, calm down. There won’t be an SDP Mach II!

Lots of people in the Lib Dems are talking about what we should do after the Labour leadership election, especially if Corbyn wins. Many of them are very excited about the prospect. I am not so sure and not so … Continue reading

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Is Tony Blair the Ozymandias of the Labour Party?

Does this picture remind you of Tony Blair?! As I listened to Tony Blair talking with disdain about the Party that he once led a poem came into my mind: I met a traveller from an antique land Who said: … Continue reading

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