Tag Archives: Liverpool Liberal Democrats

Labour’s attempted coup (against themselves!) fails

At the end of a sad week in Liverpool politics and an even sadder week for the Liverpool Labour Party Liverpool’s Labour comrades shot themselves in the foot when their attempted coup against themselves failed last night. For those not … Continue reading

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Lib Dems force the pace on Mayoral issue

Liverpool’s Liberal Democrats have tabled a requisition calling a special meeting of the Council on March 3rd to discuss, for the 6th time whether or not to abolish the Elected Mayoral system in Liverpool. Lb Dem Leader Cllr Richard Kemp … Continue reading

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Liberal Democrats will vote to abolish the Elected Mayoralty

I have making it clear that Liverpool Lib Dems will vote to abolish the position of Elected Mayor despite a revulsion about the way that Labour is behaving on the issue. Since its introduction in 2012 we have raised in … Continue reading

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Another day, another scandal and getting our kids back to school safely

Every day the Liverpool Lib Dem team take up dozens of issues big and small. Often, we seek no publicity for them because they are very small scale, or are sensitive for a variety of reasons. On other occasions we … Continue reading

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Liverpool Labour – the gift that keeps on giving!!

Well what a surprise. The Labour Party have paused their selection process for a new mayoral candidate to re-interview the three short-listed candidates. Why is this really not a surprise? Simply because there are a key set of questions that … Continue reading

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Liverpool Lib Dems review our lockdown strategy

Since the latest lockdown started on January 6th Liverpool Liberal Democrats have stopped all external activity and have moved online with regular online newsletters, phone calling to local residents to check how they are and using social media. However, today … Continue reading

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Silence should be golden in Liverpool at the moment

I know that many people, including me, are getting frustrated at the length of time enquiries into the work of Liverpool’s regeneration department are taking at the moment. I get loads of emails almost every day telling me of new … Continue reading

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Liverpool Labour never fail to underwhelm!!

Yesterday’s Council meeting was one in which Liverpool’s rag, tag and bobtail group of Labour Councillors never failed to underwhelm. On three occasions they totally failed to rise to the challenges faced by a Council which is absolutely the best … Continue reading

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Liverpool Labour sell the City short with pathetic response to the current political situation

Liberal Democrats will move an amendment to a motion by the acting Mayor at tonight’s Council Meeting describing it as a weedy and insignificant response from a Council in crisis. The amendment suggests that the Council must recognise the difficult … Continue reading

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Lib Dems call for May elections to be deferred

Liverpool’s Liberal Democrats have written to the Home Secretary asking for a two-month deferment of the elections due on 6 May to the first Thursday in July instead. In my letter I said “to have the elections on the current … Continue reading

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