Tag Archives: Liverpool Liberal Democrats

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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Council proposals will close St John’s Market for ever

Liverpool City Council never ceases to amaze me although by now I should be beyond surprise. This time it’s a proposal to levy rents and service charges for St John’s Market which will effectively close it for good. Since the … Continue reading

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We MUST make this lockdown work

I took my exercise yesterday, as I did in the first lockdown, walking around my Church Ward. I was surprised at how unlike the first lockdown it was. Allerton Road felt quieter than normal but much more business like than … Continue reading

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Why a Lib Dem ‘Mayor’ would be different for Liverpool

Since the demise of Joe Anderson, a number of people have challenged me to say why it would be different if I become the Mayor on May 6th. It will be very different because I will change the way that … Continue reading

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Joe Anderson will be like the Ghost of Christmas Past in the Council

Today’s announcement by Mr Anderson brings further shame to our City. He won’t resign but he won’t do anything either! He should have resigned when it became clear that the investigation in which has been arrested but not charged will … Continue reading

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Liverpool Council must change its ways

The absence from the scene of Joe Anderson, temporary or permanent, gives us the opportunity to once again reassess the position of Elected Mayor. The Lib Dems have moved to hold an Extraordinary Meeting of the Council when it can … Continue reading

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Who should run the City of Liverpool and how?

The events of the past 10 days have brought into questions two key issues in the minds of many Liverpool residents. How should Liverpool be run and who should run it. My answer to the second question is, of course, … Continue reading

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A new Broom is needed for Liverpool

It would be absolutely wrong of me to comment on the events which on Friday led to the arrest of Mayor Anderson. I have been advising people not to speculate and I have no intention of ignoring my own advice. … Continue reading

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I need your help in scrutinising the Council’s Companies

As many of you are aware, from following my blogs and twitter account, I am getting increasingly concerned about the state of the Companies owned by the Council. The last accounts that I have been able to access are for … Continue reading

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We must give Liverpool and its Centre a new purpose

News that the Government is changing its treasury led rule book for public sector investment gives Liverpool a golden opportunity to reset our City and our economy. If we consider things properly and fully and add some sparkle of a … Continue reading

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