Tag Archives: Lib Dems

Should the pensions age rise in the UK and worldwide?

All our third age citizens should be able to have a decent, warm and comfortable retirement but that raises basic questions about how the state and the individual will pay for it. I’ve been thinking about retirement recently although I … Continue reading

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Why I’m proud to be a liberal today

Over the past few days my Twitter timeline has been inundated with photos of hard-working people, many of them young, from both my political parties who are fighting in todays Council and Assembly elections. I say both because I am … Continue reading

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The way to beat the sleaze-ridden Tories is intelligent cooperation

I am really amazed that there is so much questioning about Johnson and his Christmas bash at Downing Street last. The only pleasure it gives is listening to Johnson and hapless Ministers being grilled on Sky and this morning on … Continue reading

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Joe Anderson fails again but gets Liverpool more bad publicity

More bad publicity hit some of the national media over the past few days when news broke that Joe Anderson had failed in his attempt to seek a judicial review into his arrest on suspicion of bribery and witness intimidation. … Continue reading

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A Farcical Meeting but with largely the right outcomes

At yesterday’s Council meeting we had a mixture of anger, dissembling and just misleading statements from the Mayor of Liverpool but eventually he revealed that he agreed with the Lib Dems on two crucial issues Where should I start with … Continue reading

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If I ruled the World!!

If you ask me why I carry on fighting after 51 years in politics and 36 as a councillor its for these muck-tubs. I want a  good future for my children, grandchildren and for yours One of the problems with … 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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Cowardly Labour raise White Flag on Europe

Labour’s Red Rose is wilting under the pressure of wildly different views on the EU and Brexit The one issue which above all other which will dictate the future of the UK over the coming decades is how we handle … Continue reading

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Take Pride in Liverpool’s Pride Celebrations this weekend

Our Leader, Vince Cable, sets out a  powerful Lib Dem view on LGBT issues in PinkNews which is especially relevant following the Trump declaration on trans-gender soldiers It had been my intention today to write my own blog about Liverpool … Continue reading

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The continuing scandal of Adult Social Care

Me with my Carer!!  Erica and I hope that we have a long, healthy and happy third age but we must all be aware of the problems that we face as longevity increases. I am attending three events next week … Continue reading

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