Tag Archives: Tim Farron

Paddy Ashdown – A personal tribute

Last night the death of Paddy Ashdown hit me quite hard. Perhaps it was the realisation that at the age of almost 66 I am only 12 years his junior. But actually, it was because even now, Paddy was one … Continue reading

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So who should the next Lib Dem Leader be?

Tim Farron was a great Leader of our Party. He should be proud of his achievements in just 2 years in terms of increased numbers of members, councillors and MPs Before answering the question of the day for us Lib … Continue reading

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So what the hell happened at the General Election?

The bird is still flying with a 50% increase in MPs compared to just 2 years ago. Another 436 votes in 4 constituencies would have given us 4 more MPs Ok I was wrong. I didn’t see at the start … Continue reading

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The Shame of Childhood Poverty in the UK in 2017

Do we really need to turn our Children into latter day Oliver Twist’s to get them the resources they deserve? Last week I received a number of e-mails drawing my attention to a report by the Children’s Society about childhood … 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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Change Britain’s Future

Our manifesto for the 2017 General Election is full of ideas for change which will lead to a fairer, more caring, more supportive nation Having been involved with the production of our manifesto as a member of the Federal Policy … Continue reading

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Jeremy Corbyn will NOT be the next Prime Minister

The old saying about opera is, “It’s not over until the Fat Lady sings’. In this case it’s Tony Blair doing the singing! As Tony Blair said yesterday the election really is over. There is no realistic chance of Labour … Continue reading

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