Richard Kemp demands action on care for the elderly


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


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


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


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?


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


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


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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Theresa May's "No deal is ok" nonsense is a threat to Britain, says Riverside Candidate Tom Sebire


Writing after May’s Paxman interview, where she parroted he tired “no deal is better than a bad deal”, Tom Sebire assesses the consequences and argues that no deal is absolutely a bad deal.

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Lib Dems to license and regulate cannabis


Liverpool Wavertree’s Lib Dem candidate Cllr Richard Kemp CBE has welcomed Liberal Democrat plans to licence and regulate cannabis.

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Lib Dems announce £11million of funding for mental health in Liverpool

key_mind_manifesto.jpgThe Liberal Democrats have announced that they will add another £1 billion for mental ill health care through putting a penny on income tax. This could equate to approximately £11 million of the party’s additional health funding would be spent in Liverpool tackling the “historic injustice” faced by people with mental ill health. 

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