Tag Archives: Liverpool Liberal Democrats

Why I’m marching virtually for Liverpool Pride

One of the ‘political’ highlights of summer for the last many years is the annual Pride march through town. Even when it has poured down it has failed to dampen the spirits and enthusiasm of the participants. Part of the … Continue reading

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Bungling Boris goes too far too soon

Everyone wants restrictions caused by Covid to end as soon as possible but most of us realise that this can only be done safely by doing it in the right way at the right time. I have no doubt that, … Continue reading

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Why I support our armed forces

In all the swirl of tittle-tattle, mystery and intrigue that was generated yesterday by Hunt’s marital infidelity and possible illegal actions as Health Secretary you might be forgiven for having missed the fact that it was Armed Forces Day yesterday. … Continue reading

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Urgent Review needed of the safety record of Voi Scooters

Liverpool’s Lib Dem Councillors are demanding that the Council publishes details of all known collisions involving Voi Scooters which are operated by the Council on behalf of the City Region. This is now probably the biggest single issue which is … Continue reading

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Liverpool Greens Shirk Responsibilities

During the election Liverpool Greens put out a press release saying how people should vote for them because they were the only Party with a 100% attendance record at committees within the Council. To be fair to them they did … Continue reading

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A surreal Council Meeting in Liverpool

What an evening we had last night at our first in person meeting in the Council since March 2020. It was great for me. I just strolled down the road to the Wavertree Tennis Centre where, because of the needs … Continue reading

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The Caller Report didn’t get everything right

I wrote recently to Max Caller the Lead Inspector for the recent Best Value Inspection which exposed so many dangerous and serious failings inside our Council systems and political leadership. Much of what he said was absolutely spot but as … Continue reading

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2021 – We did well but hoped to do better

A number of independent commentators have looked at the election results with a huge amount of naivety and concluded that May 6th was a wasted opportunity for the Lib Dems who should have done better. Of course, we wanted to … Continue reading

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Let’s throw the ‘bloody bookshelf’ at Labour on Thursday

As Line of Duty’ winds to an end today we can be sure that there is at least another series being planned in Liverpool’s fight against corruption, waste and incompetence. By 19th May the Council has to prepare its response … Continue reading

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Why haven’t more Labour Councillors resigned?

On Tuesday a precedent was set which I hope will be followed by other Labour Councillors in Liverpool. Cllr Robertson-Collins resigned as Cabinet member for the Environment and Climate Change on Tuesday in protest at Labour’s plans for the Strand … Continue reading

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