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Some small good points in today’s car crash of a Queens Speech

I am delighted that Norman Lamb has been reappointed as Lib Dem Health Spokes although he may soon be called to higher things!! Amongst the wreckage of the Tory Manifesto which was not announced in the Queens Speech today there … Continue reading

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Obsessed with Europe? You should be!

This EU flag flies better when it is alongside the St George’s Cross of England and the Union Flag of Great Britain and Northern Ireland I was out canvassing in Childwall the other night when a lady on the doorstep … Continue reading

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Lib Dems to take local campaigns to Parliament

Joe Anderson would not be able to do a ‘Redrow’ in places like Calderstones Park and Sefton Park Meadowlands if our proposals for new legislation were carried The five Liverpool Liberal Democrat Candidates for Liverpool have produced a 5 point … Continue reading

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If we want good health we need to pay for it

Norman Lamb was a first class Health Minister and Lib Dem Health Spokesperson. The policy he announced today shows courage and determination as well as a desire to bring people of all Parties and none together  to try and achieve … Continue reading

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Putting Councils at the heart of Health and Social Care

The problems of health and social care will not be solved by privatisation or by demonstrations outside hospitals but by careful work and thinking about how to update both these sectors to meet new needs Both a motion to the … Continue reading

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Should GP practices be open 7 days a week?

We should support the RCGP and GPs generally not ask them to do the impossible with stretched budgets and too few staff We are asking a hell of a lot from our GPs at the moment. We want them to … Continue reading

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Mental Health must have the same attention as Physical Health

The Samaritans are one of the major organisations relying on volunteers to assist the suicidal and those just needing someone to talk to Yesterday Erica and I received some bad news. The daughter of a friend of ours had tried … Continue reading

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