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Lib Dems welcome critical LGA Peer Challenge Report on the running of Liverpool City Council

At last the LGA Peer Challenge Report on the running of Liverpool has been published. It shows there is a long way to go if Liverpool is to become a properly functioning, properly led organisation Yesterday councillors in Liverpool received … Continue reading

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Paying for Social Care – the LGA Green Paper

If we could all have a healthy old age like these youngsters we would not be facing the huge costs in the NHS which are happening because so many of us are living so much longer Today I have spent … Continue reading

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The 11 Ps approach to ageing

If we all want to dance into and through our third age we as individuals; as members of a community and as citizens need to plan for the third age and face up to the realities of it On Friday … Continue reading

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Making the Case for more Support for Children’s Mental Health

Baroness Pinnock, Baroness Thornhill, Wera Hobhouse and one token man at the event held by the LGA in the Commons to promote action for children’s mental health. The coalition did not get everything right but one of the things that … Continue reading

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Haiti, Oxfam and a Better Way of Doing Things

Only the flag pole is usable at Haiti’s Presidential palace 7 years after the Country’s devastating earthquake I have listened with interest to the discussions about Oxfam and Haiti over the past few days but have noted that there is … Continue reading

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Soaring numbers of NHS executives are being hired while shortages of nurses are growing

  If we are to save the NHS and ensure it meets the needs of today’s generations we must help it change its culture  and its systems. According to research carried out by independent health research organisation, the Health Foundation … Continue reading

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Liverpool – A City that would make North Korea proud

This is, of course, a scene from North Korea. It could however, be equally a picture from Liverpool today! E-mails to councillors intercepted by staff; officers told not to answer questions from opposition councillors by leading Labour politicians; disciplinary action … Continue reading

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