Labour councillor switches to Lib Dems on Merseyside

From the Liverpool Daily Post:

A RIFT among a Merseyside Labour group last night led to a shock defection to the Liberal Democrats.

Cllr Paul Larkin, who represents Bootle’s Derby ward, crossed the divide after claiming Sefton’s Labour leadership is “deaf” to the concerns of voters.

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  • Ahh – you illiterate, methinks

  • tykejohnno – your absolutley mad if you think the voters are demanding a referendum on the Lisbon Treaty.

    I agree with you that the Lib Dems should have stuck with their referendum pledge, but the reason they didn’t and Cameron fudges the issue is that most voters aren’t bothered.

    In anycase, there wouldn’t have been a referendum, however the Lib Dems voted
    so why waste your time blaming them? Perhaps the Tories should have introduced a written constitution with referendum provisiosn during their 18 years in power (30 if you count Brown?Blair)

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