Tag Archives: Liverpool City Council

Why I supported the Young People of Liverpool

Yesterday the press, both local and national was full of pictures and stories about the misbehaviour of young people in the City and how they had brought shame on us all. Even looking at the photographs provided which came from … Continue reading

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Liverpool needs a hand up and not hand outs

In a letter to Lib Dem Leader Ed Davey in advance of today’s announcements by the Prime Minister, Cllr Richard Kemp has asked his Party’s MPs and Peers to recognise the importance of Cities in stimulating national economic growth. On … Continue reading

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We must find ways to keep Brushwood & Millvina Care Homes open

On Monday I will be visiting the vigil arranged by relatives of Brushwood and Millvina Care Homes. A Labour Cllr has already accused me of grandstanding. I can assure him that I am only going because I have been asked … Continue reading

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Liverpool deserves the best of the best of the best!!

Over the past few days, I have taken part in a number of debates about the false dichotomy of whether the way forward in our City is heritage or development. I have urged in those debates that if we set … Continue reading

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Local Councils face mass service closures

The Government’s response to the coronavirus crisis will quite rightly be judged by the historians and will focus on the human cost of the pandemic: confused messaging; delays to lockdown; the farcical distribution of PPE. All will be in the … Continue reading

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Covid-19 in Liverpool – Some very reassuring answers to our questions

I’ve had some great answers to questions that the Lib Dem Councillors in the City have been asked A few days ago, I asked the Council and NHS for the answers to some frequently asked questions that we have received … Continue reading

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Positive proposals to deal with Liverpool’s cash problems

On Sunday the Liverpool Echo had yet another of its articles warning about the Council’s financial problems which was both timely and accurate but although stating the problems gives no hint as to what the solutions to those problems might … Continue reading

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Councillors must unite to build a defensive wall around our City

My blood was chilled to a thick ice twice last night. Firstly, when the size of the Tory majority was predicted in the Exit Poll. In fact, it got worse as the night progressed. I had hoped for a balanced … Continue reading

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Change sterile grass areas into wildflower havens

My colleague, Cllr Mirna Juarez, has tabled a motion to the first meeting of the Climate Change Select Committee of Liverpool Council asking for a review of all grass verges and spaces between dual carriageways in Liverpool, with a view … Continue reading

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Grown up politics in Liverpool

I have mentioned a number of times that there was an agreement that we would have a full council meeting to look solely at climate change and the local, national and global things that need doing to tackle it as … Continue reading

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