Category Archives: Oxford Lib Dems

Lib Dems against prohibition

My article Lib Dems succeed in pushing at 20mph open door included a passage on how the different political parties feel entitled to interfere in every aspect of our lives. I said of Oxford’s Lib Dems and local councillor Alan … Continue reading

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Lib Dems succeed in pushing at 20mph open door

The latest edition of the Oxford Lib Dems circular proudly boasts of their success in persuading Oxfordshire County Council to agree unanimously to impose a 20 mph limit on all non-arterial residential roads in Oxford. The screaming headline “Lib Dems … Continue reading

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Rubbish talk from John Tanner

A photograph in the Oxford Times shows Labour Group councillor John Tanner surrounded by heaps of the green and blue boxes and wheelie bins into which we now sort our rubbish. I assumed that the story was about storing the … Continue reading

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Lib-Dem Tall leaves Oxford politics

Stephen Tall, Lib Dem councillor for Headington in Oxford, has stepped down from Oxford politics. One of the better councillors, it seemed to me. I am not much interested in the politics, only in the general level of intelligence and … Continue reading

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