10 Questions about the Abandoned Hope & Glory Festival we're asking Liverpool City Council

Cllr Richard Kemp has called for a review into the recently cancelled and poorly managed Hope & Glory festival - read the 10 key questions we're asking the council here:

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Super-Dooper Pooper-Scooper Snooper scheme plan is illegal

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The plan announced by Liverpool Mayor Joe Anderson to offer council tax rebates to people who gave evidence leading to a  conviction in court cases where dog owners didn't clear up their dog's poo was declared to be illegal at a meeting of the the Council's Neighborhood Services Committee last night. Cabinet Member Steve Mumby gave the meeting this information as part of a response to a 'call-in motion' from the Liberal Democrats which was proposed by Lib Dem Leader Cllr Richard Kemp.

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Liberal Democrats to campaign at Liverpool Pride 2017

key_pride_stock_image.pngLiverpool's Liberal Democrats will join thousands of campaigners at Liverpool Pride 2017 to campaign against homophobia, Bi-phobia and Transphobia and to celebrate the LGBT+ community in the city.

 

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Richard Kemp demands action on care for the elderly

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Some people seem surprised that we now have major health and social care problems for the elderly. They shouldn’t be. We have known two things for 30+ years:

  1. That people were living longer; and
  2. That did not mean that people were living healthier.
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Tom Sebire and Richard Kemp back 1p income tax rise for Health and Social Care

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Our Candidates for Wavertree & Riverside talk Health

“Liverpool is one of the unhealthiest cities to live in the UK”, according to Cllr Richard Kemp the Lib Dem candidate for Wavertree and Tom Sebire, the Lib Dem Candidate for Riverside.

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Our candidate for Riverside, Tom Sebire, takes on Conservative Party policy on electoral reform

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The Tory take on Democratic Reform: Crush It

In a little-noticed corner of the Tory manifesto, political advantage yet again replaces evidence-based policies. This time it relates to the reversal of recent reforms to our political system, and an evidence-free appeal to fear-mongering of voter impersonation.

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“We should be obsessed with Europe” – Says Cllr Richard Kemp, Lib Dem Candidate for Wavertree

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I was out canvassing in Childwall the other night when a lady on the doorstep suggested that she thought the Lib Dems were obsessing over the EU and Brexit. Interestingly she was voting for us and she thought the EU and Brexit was important but wanted to know why it so much a feature of our local and national campaigns.

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Councillor Richard Kemp, our Candidate for Liverpool Wavertree asks: How much do Labour really care about those in poverty?

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Cllr Richard Kemp, the Lib Dem candidate for Wavertree, has slammed Labour’s policies on benefits after a report from the independent think-tank the Resolution Foundation revealed that Labour will not reverse or stop £7 billion of planned benefits cuts out of the £9 billion proposed and being implemented by the Tories.

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A 10-point pledge to young people in Liverpool, from Tom Sebire, our Candidate for Liverpool Riverside

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Our Liberal Democrat pledge for Liverpool is to be the party that does the most to champion the young, whilst treating all generations fairly. Read on to see 10 things we will do.

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Cllr Richard Kemp, Candidate for Liverpool Wavertree discusses the Shame of Childhood Poverty in the UK in 2017

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Last week I received a number of e-mails drawing my attention to a report by the Children’s Society about childhood poverty broken down constituency by constituency.

The figures for Wavertree were truly shocking.

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