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Labour’s attempted coup (against themselves!) fails

At the end of a sad week in Liverpool politics and an even sadder week for the Liverpool Labour Party Liverpool’s Labour comrades shot themselves in the foot when their attempted coup against themselves failed last night. For those not … Continue reading

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Lib Dems force the pace on Mayoral issue

Liverpool’s Liberal Democrats have tabled a requisition calling a special meeting of the Council on March 3rd to discuss, for the 6th time whether or not to abolish the Elected Mayoral system in Liverpool. Lb Dem Leader Cllr Richard Kemp … Continue reading

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Liverpool Labour – the gift that keeps on giving!!

Well what a surprise. The Labour Party have paused their selection process for a new mayoral candidate to re-interview the three short-listed candidates. Why is this really not a surprise? Simply because there are a key set of questions that … Continue reading

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Liverpool Labour sell the City short with pathetic response to the current political situation

Liberal Democrats will move an amendment to a motion by the acting Mayor at tonight’s Council Meeting describing it as a weedy and insignificant response from a Council in crisis. The amendment suggests that the Council must recognise the difficult … Continue reading

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Joe Anderson will be like the Ghost of Christmas Past in the Council

Today’s announcement by Mr Anderson brings further shame to our City. He won’t resign but he won’t do anything either! He should have resigned when it became clear that the investigation in which has been arrested but not charged will … Continue reading

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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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Who should run the City of Liverpool and how?

The events of the past 10 days have brought into questions two key issues in the minds of many Liverpool residents. How should Liverpool be run and who should run it. My answer to the second question is, of course, … Continue reading

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Will Government Blundering Damage Police Investigations?

Anyone who has seen the Secretary of State for Local Government, Robert Jenrick, stumbling through his brief will realise that he has been grossly over promoted from his job as a fireplace salesman. The question now must surely be will … Continue reading

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Work together when we can – oppose each other when we must

Today I chaired a Zoom Meeting between Ed Davey, the Leader of the Liberal Democrats; Munira Wilson MP, our health spokesperson in the Commons and Joe Anderson who is, of course, the Labour Mayor of Liverpool. None-Partisan observers of the … Continue reading

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Liverpool needs a hand up and not hand outs

In a letter to Lib Dem Leader Ed Davey in advance of today’s announcements by the Prime Minister, Cllr Richard Kemp has asked his Party’s MPs and Peers to recognise the importance of Cities in stimulating national economic growth. On … Continue reading

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