Category: Campaign

LibDems: “Regenerate Derelict Sites For Affordable Housing In Sefton”

CampaignPressBootleHannah GeeHousingSeftonSefton CentralSefton CouncilSouthport

The Liberal Democrats are calling for urgent investment to redevelop derelict brownfield sites that could provide over a thousand high quality, affordable homes, and many new business opportunities, where they’re needed most in Sefton. In 2019, the council had registered over 40 previously developed or derelict sites, many with existing planning permission, and space for ….  Read More

5,705 pupils could benefit from Summer Learning Fund under Lib Dem plans

CampaignPressBootleCrosby & WaterlooEducationHannah GeeLayla MoranSeftonSefton CentralSefton CouncilVictoria

The Liberal Democrats have called on the Government to commit to a Summer Learning Fund that would support 5,705 disadvantaged children across Bootle and Sefton Central Constituencies to get ready for returning to school. Liberal Democrat Education Spokesperson Layla Moran, who welcomed the Government’s u-turn on free school meals, warned further action was needed to “ensure ….  Read More

Rebecca Hanson on pollution & the A5036

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My response to this tweet requires more than 280 characters, so I’ve written this blog. I’ll attempt to answer this question in three parts: What is the context for this question? How would things be different now if I had been MP for Bootle? Given that we are where we are, what would I do ….  Read More

Bootle Candidate Horrified By England’s Highest Cancer Rates Around Church Road (A5036)

CampaignPressBootleEnvironmentHealthPollutionRebecca Hanson

Rebecca Hanson, Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Candidate for Bootle, is horrified by the lack of action to address cancer rates around Bootle’s busiest road. According to information held by Sefton Council, in 2014, cancer rates in Linacre ward were the highest in England at 45% above the national average, with the neighbouring Litherland ward being 33% ….  Read More

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Jo Swinson: “Boris Johnson is not fit to be prime minister.”


Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson has responded to the the Supreme Court’s unanimous ruling that Boris Johnson, & his government, unlawfully prorogued parliament. “…He as acted unlawfully, tried to silence Parliament, tried to silence the voices of the people because he does not want to be held to account…” The Supreme Court’s Lady Hale announced that Boris ….  Read More