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Liverpool still has a long way to go to improve its basic behaviours

Yesterday there were some improvements in the way Council behaved and worked but there is still a long way to go. The Council meeting started after a pre-meeting between the Lord Mayor and the Group Leaders (well three of the … Continue reading

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Liverpool needs a big plan with big ideas after a big conversation

I was quite depressed at the meeting of the Council last Wednesday. The Labour Party totally ignored the results of the flawed consultation that it had led and abolished the Elected Mayoralty, which is good, but introduced the least popular … Continue reading

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Tory Greed turns UK Parliament into a pig trough

Well done the Guardian who, in an exclusive today, has revealed that Ministers are saying that no action will be taken to limit the amount of time and money that MPs can earn from a second job. In some ways … Continue reading

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Lib Dem win in North Shropshire puts spring in the step of all Lib Dems

As I sat working in the window of my front room this morning, I became aware that loads more people than usual were waving, giving me the thumbs up and smiling. I thought that this was a bit of overkill … Continue reading

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England – a tale of two Countries after last weeks elections

In my last blog I talked about my views on the Liverpool elections and in this one I have a look at the national picture. It’s very clear to me that politics is working in very different ways in different … Continue reading

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2019 – a mixed year for the Lib Dems

Well it was quite a year for the Lib Dems. It had its ups and its ups and its ups but then we had not so much a big down as a major disappointment! What was the good stuff that … Continue reading

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What will happen on Thursday?

After six long, long weeks the 2019 General Election will be coming to an end at 22.00 on Thursday. Given the reliability of exit polls we will have a reasonable idea very shortly after that about what the new Parliament … Continue reading

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All candidates for public office should be prepared to face the people

Last night we had the unedifying sight of the Prime Minister refusing to turn up at a Leader’s debate on climate change on Channel 4. ALL the other Leaders were there but at the last-minute Johnson tried to send a … Continue reading

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Tory and Labour Spending Plans – “I don’t beeelieeeve them!”

A friend of mine told me few weeks ago that she was afraid that as she got older she was turning into her mother. That’s no problem I said, as I get older, I think I am turning into Victor … Continue reading

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We must be angry about our corrupt political system

How many people in the General Election on December 12 will actually vote for the Party they believe in? That, to some, may seem a daft question, but according to some polls up to a third of people when they … Continue reading

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