Tag Archives: Labour Party

Holding the Mayor and Labour to account

We not only have debates in the Town Hall but also have an opportunity to ask written questions of the Mayor and Cabinet about city issues. As you can see they are not usually very helpful and its the none … Continue reading

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Politicians should play the ball not the player

Those that know me are probably surprised to see me using a football analogy.  It is true that I am not a lover of the game. As I understand it the analogy means working with and kicking the ball and … Continue reading

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Note to Party Leaders – Politics is damn hard work

The issue of Brexit has hugely energised our Party but we have  not converted enough of that energy into the political campaigning that will lead to power locally and nationally All three of the main political Parties seem to be … Continue reading

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Faith and Politics. Oil and water?

They say that fools rush in where angels fear to tread so class me as a fool for at least the rest of this blog!! I have been deeply troubled for some years by the way that faith is increasingly … Continue reading

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Jeremy Corbyn – the Captain Mainwaring of British Politics

Captain Corbyn desperately trying to communicate his policies to anyone who will listen. The problems is his policies are based on an outdated past and change from day to day As we approach a hugely important week in British Politics … Continue reading

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Why the Lib Dems will vote against the Liverpool budget tonight

When the vote is taken on Liverpool Council’s Budget tonight Lib Dems will vote against it. I explain why below Today the Liberal Democrats will do something that we have never done before in the 35 years that I have … Continue reading

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Whither (or wither!) Liverpool Labour Party?

Cllr Frank Prendergast who was Labour’s Council Leader and a Former Lord Mayor now sits as an Independent not Labour Councillor Its not often that I get surprised about political events after 51 years as an active Party member but … Continue reading

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