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Labour fail on social housing in Liverpool

Last week I asked the Council how many homes for social rent they have built since the Tory Government allowed us, from 2017 onwards, to build council housing again. The response from a supposedly socialist council was laughable. They are … Continue reading

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Liverpool Council needs to clean up its act

We are all now aware of the financial and procedural deficits of Liverpool Council over the past 10 years. We have had a regeneration department that has gone rogue leading to huge losses to the tax payers of Liverpool, reputational … 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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Let’s rejoin the EU

One of the things that has been saddest about the none medical and care aspects of the Coronavirus is the way that it is totally obscuring the problems to our economy caused by Brexit. In the last week two things … 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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The UK becomes a rule taker and not a rule maker

Of all the myths that were promoted during the referendum and which are still being propagated today is the one about the sovereign nation and our need to become one. There is no such thing as a sovereign nation. We … Continue reading

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Last night I cried for my Country

Last night I tuned in to the ‘Last Night of the Proms’ as I do most years. It’s a bit of tradition with flag waving and old established tunes which evoke a past which was by no means glorious but … Continue reading

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Our new Lib Dem Leader is a thoroughly decent person

I voted for Ed Davey so you would expect me to be pleased with his election earlier today but in many ways I am not just celebrating a new Leader but the fact that in the twisted political era that … Continue reading

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Good health is impossible without good housing

Without a doubt one of the key determinants of health is the home you live in. Is it a home or is it just a place where you have to live? Is it adequate to your needs? Is It big … Continue reading

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Radical proposals for Education in Liverpool

This is the first of a series of discussion documents which the Liverpool Lib Dems are issuing to enable our manifesto proposals for this year’s set of local elections to be discussed. Any thoughts of things that are talked about … Continue reading

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