Tag Archives: Liverpool Liberal Democrats

Liverpool Labour Party needs to look at itself in a mirror

At the Annual Meeting of the Council I seconded the nomination of Cllr Peter Brennan as Lord Mayor of Liverpool. I did so as Leader of the main opposition Party. It is a custom that the Leader of the controlling … 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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What’s it like to be a Lib Dem member?

Tonight, we are having an event in the City Centre to welcome to the Party the new members and registered supporters who have joined our Party in Liverpool since Christmas. A very large number of people and marvellously diverse. All … Continue reading

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Government urged to review running of Liverpool Council

Yesterday I wrote to James Brokenshire, the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government to ask him to order a review of the governance of Liverpool City Council. In my request I cited three things as an example of … Continue reading

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Could or should the Lib Dems work with the Green Party?

I’ve been thinking about this for some time but my thoughts have brought to a head whilst listening to the semi-coherent ramblings of Sian Berry this morning on the Today programme. Sian is, apparently, the co-leader of the Green Party … Continue reading

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The surge to the Lib Dems grows apace

I’ve been out this morning with a team door knocking in my own Church Ward in Liverpool. Obviously, it’s a ward I know well having been re-elected here earlier this month with 60% of the vote. I have lived in … Continue reading

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Making Liverpool the Greenest City in the UK

There are two issues which should dominate the political agenda in Liverpool for the next year – the environment and Europe and, because so much environmental policy comes from the EU, they are closely related. We have 12 years left … Continue reading

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