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To keep society going we need to share the wealth of the nation more fairly

“It’s the same the whole world over, Ain’t it all a blinking shame, It’s the rich wot gets the biscuit, It’s the poor wot gets the blame” ,This song was popular in 19th century music halls, and it just shows … Continue reading

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Tiverton shows that the toxicity of 2010-2015 is gone

Well, what a night that was. No-one in their wildest dreams would have predicted a majority of that size for Richard Foord in Tiverton & Honiton. The biggest majority demolished in history. A strong MP was elected who will fight … Continue reading

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The Lib Dems are not just a Party but also a family

I have been out and about all this week doing work for some of the Party’s controlling Council Groups but also helping at the Tiverton & Honiton by-election. It was in the Tiverton HQ that the person who first recruited … Continue reading

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Did Johnson win or lose yesterday?

It’s been interesting to see that the Tory Party have come out of the No Confidence vote today as divided as they went into it. The pro-Johnson people (211) are saying it was a good win. The anti-Johnson people (148) … Continue reading

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If we abolish the monarchy, what would we replace it with?

As we celebrate our Jubilee Bank Holiday with a traditional Bank Holiday rain storm, perhaps it gives us some time to reflect on the future of the monarchy. It’s also a good time because change has to be in the … Continue reading

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What should a good council look like?

I was pleased to be asked recently by Liverpolitan, a new online news service in Liverpool, to write an article for them in response to another article about young councillors. As someone who was a young councillor but certainly isn’t … 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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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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Kick the Tories in the Ballot Box to get action on price rises

Sometime in the not too distant future the Tories will wake up to the fact that there are more people who live in the UK on low to medium wages, if they have a wage at all, than rich people. … 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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