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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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Onwards and upwards – seat by seat!

I hope that this blog makes sense! Yesterday I was working for 22 hours (well the last two of those hours were watching the results on the BBC). Locally, we had hoped for three gains and were a very sad … Continue reading

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Climate Change is too important for gesture politics

Of all the issues which face the people of the World by far the most important is climate change. The planet is on a countdown to fundamental changes in our eco-systems that could well mean the extinction of our species … Continue reading

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Calderstones Park High Court judgement is victory for the many over the few.

I welcome today’s High Court judgement which will save part of Calderstones Park from being built on. I can only describe it as a victory of the People of Liverpool over the political elite that rules the Liverpool Town Hall. … Continue reading

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We Must Walk Together on anti-Semitism Lib Dem offer to Liverpool Labour

This is a person who was mourning the Jewish dead in Pittsburgh last week when 9 members young and old were killed. We must work together to ensure that anti-Semitism is not allowed to flourish in Liverpool Last night I … Continue reading

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Liverpool’s Commonwealth Games bid was fatally flawed

The decision of the Council to make the suggested EFC new stadium the heart of the bid for the Commonwealth games was a major reason for its failure. The stadium is still not fully costed or funded Once again, the … Continue reading

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Politicians should play the ball not the player

Those that know me are probably surprised to see me using a football analogy.  It is true that I am not a lover of the game. As I understand it the analogy means working with and kicking the ball and … Continue reading

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