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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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An incredible day for liberals throughout the UK

If last week Ed Davey had been heard to claim that in England that the Lib Dems would end up with 191 seats gained and the control of three very big councils and one medium sized one, he would have … 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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The road map back to integration with the EU

Liberal Democrats want a way forward which works for Britain – that cuts down red tape, reduces costs for businesses and makes people better off as a result. At this dark moment, our security depends on urgently forging a relationship … 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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What the Joe Anderson Court Hearings are all about

It was quite a week last week. There were three big events in Liverpool but two of them, the World Heritage Status announcement and the leaked report into the running of the Labour Party took up so much air time … Continue reading

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No Progressive Alliance required – the voters sort it out!

So, three by-elections have been held in England and the three main English Parties have come out with 1 each. It’s a bit more complicated than that of course. The Lib Dem one was a gain, the Tories gained one … 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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What will politics do to the main Parties in 2020?

One thing that we can say for certain is that politics will not be as tense in 2020 as it has been for the past 2 years. For the whole of that period the Parties have been on an almost … Continue reading

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