Posts Tagged “liverpool”

Kiron Reid resigns from Lib Dems to run as independent police commissioner in Merseyside

by Stephen Tall on October 21, 2012

Kiron Reid, three-times Lib Dem parliamentary candidate and a councillor in Liverpool for a decade, has resigned from the party to enable him to run for the post of Police and Crime Commissioner as an independent. He’s explained his decision in an open letter on his website: It is with regret that I resign from […]

The 3 Lib Dem mayoral candidates profiled

by Stephen Tall on April 26, 2012

Three mayoral elections will take place a week today. Though the media has fixated on London’s Boris/Brian/Ken campaign, there are contests also to elect the first-ever mayors of Liverpool and Salford. In addition the following cities will hold ballots on 3 May on whether to adopt the elected mayor system: Birmingham, Bradford, Bristol, Coventry, Leeds, […]

In other news… Richard Kemp for Liverpool, Kennedy on the UK, defection in Cambridge, Hughes at Leveson

by Stephen Tall on March 4, 2012

Here’s a round-up of stories we haven’t had time to cover on the site this past week… Richard Kemp to represent Liberal Democrats in Liverpool mayor election in May (Liverpool Echo) ‘He said: “I am standing because I believe that only the Liberal Democrats have the long term strategies which will place this city in […]

When being called a Liberal Democrat is taken as an insult

by Stephen Tall on February 20, 2009

LDV has mentioned previously the tendency of Gordon Brown to attempt (rather pathetically) to rile Liberal Democrats by referring to ‘the Liberal party’ at Prime Minister’s Questions. Well, up in Liverpool, the Liberal party is taking considerable offence at being (…)

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