Tag Archives: Liverpool City Region

Cut back ‘fancy pants’ jobs at the Liverpool Combined Authority

I’ve been asked many times recently what does the City Region Mayor and the Combined Authority actually do? So, I’ve done some digging around and now believe that an urgent review of the staffing levels and the wage levels of … Continue reading

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Reinvigorated by our World Merit Global Ambassadors

Sometimes, just sometimes, I feel a little jaded. A feeling of déjà vu overtakes me when I think I am sure that I have done this before and then really remember that I have. 51 years in politics is a … 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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“Break the Power of Westminster and Whitehall” – Liverpool Council urged

Too many decisions are made in Whitehall and Westminster by people who have no idea about our local circumstances. We need to bring decisions back to our area and all the other regions of England. Liverpool’s Liberal Democrat Group are … Continue reading

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The North West’s Two Metro Mayors add little to the development of Liverpool and Manchester City Regions

                              Mayor Andy Burnham                                  Mayor Steve Rotheram Greater Manchester    … Continue reading

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We will not be stifled by legal threats

Neither I nor my Lib Dem Council Group Colleagues will be dissuaded from saying what we believe to be right in the face of legal threats Today’s Liverpool Echo has a story about attempts by the Council in Liverpool to … Continue reading

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Lib Dems welcome Mayor Rotheram’s report back session

      Two Labour Mayors for Liverpool but one is playing in a different league. It’s time for the spare Mayor to realise this and go Liverpool Lib Dems have welcomed yesterday’s report back session on Mayor Rotheram’s first … Continue reading

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Working with our African Brothers and Sisters

Councilors, Mayors, Officials and Partners working together in Morocco to improve the quality of local government throughout Africa On Wednesday when I opened the two-day training programme for Mayors, Councillors and LGA reps in Morocco I said, “It’s a great … Continue reading

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Defend Academic Freedom from Tory Government snooping

Our 3 Universities should be encouraged to undertake meaningful and vigorous research into Brexit as it will cause so many problems to the people of the Liverpool City Region The Leader of the Lib Dems in Liverpool Cllr Richard Kemp … Continue reading

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Labour out of touch with NHS Reality

This place is more like a circus than a debating chamber with Labour flailing around like manic clowns to try and avoid serious questioning and debates On Wednesday, at the Council meeting we were supposed to have a debate about … Continue reading

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