Our Children’s future and the Liberal Democrats - A Personal View by Jim Murcott

I am lucky because I and my family have been extremely fortunate to have been born in the twentieth century, to have been born in western Europe, and to have been able to enjoy the economic and other benefits of living in the European Union. My hope, for most of my life, has been for Europe, Nort...

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No-deal Brexit + Covid-19 = Economic Horror for UK? - Update

There has been lot of talk since I wrote my original article in October - but not a lot which will be much help to those of us who live in the UK. Perhaps the loss of Dominic Cummings and the approval of a Covid-19 vaccine will be a benefit. However, the lack of progress with the “oven-ready” Br...

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I hope Loughborough voters have long memories!

I hope Loughborough voters have long memories! A Message form Ian Sharpe, Loughborough Liberal Democrat Candidate December 2019 General Election: On the 8th of November 2019 the notices for that year’s general election were issued, an election which resulted in the current Johnson government. ...

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Tory’s plan to reduce Democracy – ‘Devolution’ White Paper proposes a reduction in representation

Tory’s plan to reduce Democracy – ‘Devolution’ White Paper proposes a reduction in representation.  The Leicestershire Unitary proposal would: Abolish the County elections of May 2021 Abolish all District and Borough Councils Elect massive and remote County wide Unitary Authorities of up to a mi...

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Save the old Western Park Golf course - Sign the petition

The Old Western golf course Is under threat of development by Leicester City Council. The proposal includes housing, industrial units and traveller pitches. The old golf course is a fantastic green space of around 129 acres of grassland, ponds and even ancient trees and host to all sorts of wildl...

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No-deal Brexit + Covid-19 = Economic Horror for UK?

For more than two years I have been trying to find reliable answers to various questions about the actions and decisions of our government. I have tried to get answers from my MP without success. I am not sure if that is because he cannot or will not respond. Therefore I have had done my own rese...

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