Tag Archives: Momentum

Labour’s wilting Rose in Liverpool

On Wednesday night I sat contemplating some of our Liverpool Lib Dem team as they started stuffing envelopes, having just come in from door knocking or delivering. Most of our councillors were there and some of our key target ward … Continue reading

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What’s the momentum of Momentum?

At our last Council meeting before the elections in Liverpool Councillors who have given more than 8 years’ service and will not be standing for re-election are allowed to speak for two minutes to say their good byes. This provided … Continue reading

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Hatton; General Strikes and Momentum – Labour commit political suicide!

This poll of polls of all major polls conducted since the General Election show that Labour has no breakthrough position. This was shown best in this May’s local elections where Labour did okay in existing seats but badly in the … Continue reading

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Cllr Kay Davies joins Liverpool Lib Dems

Liam Thorp listening to Cllr Kay Davies as she explain her reasons for joining the Liverpool  Lib Dems for the Liverpool Echo Cllr Kay Davies who left the Labour Party in August has taken a further step in her political … Continue reading

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Whither (or wither!) Liverpool Labour Party?

Cllr Frank Prendergast who was Labour’s Council Leader and a Former Lord Mayor now sits as an Independent not Labour Councillor Its not often that I get surprised about political events after 51 years as an active Party member but … Continue reading

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Paying taxes is “frivolous” according to Liverpool Labour Party

Your four Lib Dem councillors believe that we should collect every penny in tax for both central and local government that is due. Only the Labour Party in Liverpool would say that motions designed to achieve this were frivolous At … Continue reading

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The resurgence of Militant in Liverpool

The Militant of the 80’s which so badly damaged Liverpool has become the Momentum of the 10’s As most people know I’ve been around a long time!  I was a Councillor here in the 80’s when the Militant Tendency rose … Continue reading

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