Ian Shires

Liberal Democrat Councillor for Willenhall North Ward, Liberal Democrat Group Leader, Walsall MBC Learn more

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Could Rachel Johnson stand as a Lib Dem candidate?

by Ian Shires on 28 April, 2017

Published by Liberal Democrat Voice By Caron Lindsay | Thu 27th April 2017 – 7:55 pm First of all, Rachel Johnson, writer and journalist, welcome to the Liberal Democrats. Every media outlet is telling us that she has joined and some are even suggesting that she will be a candidate for the Liberal Democrats in […]

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Vince Cable predicts second economic storm

by Ian Shires on 28 April, 2017

Published by Liberal Democrat Voice By The Voice | Fri 28th April 2017 – 12:01 am Remember back in 2003, when Vince Cable was saying that at some point the economy would collapse because of the amount of consumer credit? Well, he was right then and he’s now saying that we could be up for […]

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Is it any wonder people get fed up with politicians

by Ian Shires on 27 April, 2017

There are two things that get right up my nose when it comes to politics. The first is seeing so called responsible adults resorting to the kind of behaviour that’s more appropriate in a kids playground. You can guess who I am referring to here, non other than the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs […]

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Embed from Getty Images Responding to reports Donald Trump will put the EU ahead of the UK in trade talks, Liberal Democrat Leader Tim Farron said: This is a devastating blow to Theresa May’s hard Brexit plans. Yet another claim by the Brexiteers, that Britain would be at the front of the queue for a […]

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This time we’re Voters

by Ian Shires on 23 April, 2017

Continued austerity measures are hitting hard working people across the UK whilst the super-rich have seen their net worth more than double. Don’t let the Tories gloss over the facts under the smokescreen of BREXIT! Since the last General Election in 2015 the Tories have ensured that the richest in the land have benefited whilst […]

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Published by New Invention Area‏ @New_Inventionco 10h10 hours ago More Come along and join the buzz in #newinvention on Saturday.. we would love to hear your views #newinventionneedsyou  

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Published on Liberal Democrat Voice By Paul Walter | Tue 18th April 2017 – 9:55 pm A very warm welcome to the 5000 new members who have joined us since Theresa May announced she would ask parliament to call a general election this  morning! What a breathtaking number! The party has now more than doubled […]

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Posted on April 18, 2017by richardkemp The Lib Dem Bird is flying high as we  enter the first hurdle of the County and Regional Elections. It will be soaring when the gains come in after those elections and before the recently announced General Election When I woke up this morning I did not think that […]

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Published on Liberal Democrat Voice By Catherine Royce | Tue 18th April 2017 – 9:56 am Whilst the media concentrate on  shortages of beds, longer waiting times and the increasing indebtedness of Trusts,  all of which can easily be solved by investing more money, ie. a choice (or not) of the government of the day, […]

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