Tag Archives: Refugees

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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Paris, Climate Change and Terrorism

The Council Chamber in Paris where the European Section, CEMR discussed climate change and Syria It’s not often that I get emotional about being a politician or the work that I do but the five days that I spent in … Continue reading

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The shame of Farage and Cameron’s UK

Only desperation could lead to journeys like these If the picture of a dead three year old from Syria being plucked from the sea does not stir the hearts and emotions of Cameron, Farage and their ilk I don’t know … Continue reading

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2 Weekends, 1.5 marches and One Marvellous City!!

                Chief Angus and I before the march        Some superb African dancing before the libation I have just come back from the walk to commemorate Liverpool’s part in the infamous slave trade. It was a marvellous way to commemorate such … Continue reading

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Immigration, Asylum Seekers and the movement of labour

They say that ‘travel broadens the mind’. Well mine has certainly been expanded somewhat by some of the discussions that I have had with Mayors and other political leaders in the two recent travels I have made to the Middle … Continue reading

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What Liverpool could DO in a Ukrainian Crisis

More than  12 years ago Liverpool made a name for itself with the Government and in the eyes of the nation when within 3 days it organised and took in more than 900 Kosovan refugees. Most of these were women … Continue reading

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