Tag Archives: Lord Alton

Faith and Politics. Oil and water?

They say that fools rush in where angels fear to tread so class me as a fool for at least the rest of this blog!! I have been deeply troubled for some years by the way that faith is increasingly … Continue reading

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Humbled by the experiences in the tsunami of the Mayor of Galle in Sri Lanka

I was pleased to be able to take Cllr Ismail, the former Mayor of Galle in Sri Lanka, and his wife to meet the Lord Mayor of Liverpool, Cllr Christine Banks. He was accompanied by Bill Hampson, Director of the … Continue reading

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Lord Alton Gets it right on Problem Gambling

(Lord) David Alton is absolutely right about Fixed Odds Betting Terminals. The Government must act. Over the past few days I have received a number of  briefings about the ‘crack gambling habit’ provided by Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs). I … Continue reading

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It was Fifty Years Ago Today

Rt Hon Jo Grimond. One of the finest orators I have ever heard and a huge liberal in thoughts, principles and practice Okay it is confession time. For the past 18 months I have been lurking in the Lib Dem … Continue reading

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The importance of family life

  Two of my little treasures Eva and Jonah  in Court Hey Park after visiting the NationalWildflower Centre.  Whoops almost forgot my big treasure Erica!! Yesterday I had a marvellous day with two of my three families. No, don’t get … Continue reading

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