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Lib Dems & Labour – Our suggestions for working together in the City Region

Seeing the City Region as a ‘semi nation state’ is part of our offer. But Tom Maguire is already ahead of us!! Strange times bring stranger activities. The severe difficulties which will affect our City Region must make make us … Continue reading

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If it’s good enough for Northern Ireland – Its good enough for us!!

This should be the base for a Liverpool City Region Parliament Yesterday I heard a really unspectacular speech from Greg Clark the Secretary of State for Local Government. In it he claimed that local government would be healthier because we … Continue reading

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A weak deal which is not devolution but is the only deal in town

Hopefully the Liver Bird with be the emblem of our new ‘Devolved’ Authority So the Liverpool City Region deal has finely blown in to town. Not a full blooded gale like the one that is currently taking place outside my … Continue reading

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ACTION NOW ON LIVERPOOL CITY REGION

At the next Council meeting, later in July Erica and I will be working with Cllrs Radford and Morrison to try and force through a discussion on the development of the Liverpool City Region. Cllrs Richard Kemp and Steve Radford … Continue reading

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We Must Now Bite The Bullet and Go for an Elected Mayor for the Liverpool City Region

The Liver Bird Must Soar Anyone who has ever read my blogs will know that I am not in favour of Elected Mayors. The effects of one in Liverpool have hardly been uplifting! However I am now putting my own … Continue reading

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Working at Conurbation level just makes sense

Liverpool’s famous Pier Head at the Heart of the City Region 110,000 people work in Liverpool City Centre. Of those just 55,000 live in the administrative area that we know as Liverpool City Council. If you are one of the … Continue reading

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Lessons for Liverpool from my trip to Washington

Me at the back door of the White House None of us will be surprised just how well known Liverpool is in Washington. No-one will be surprised to know that it was far better known than any city in the … Continue reading

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