Barry Kirby

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September 22, 2018 - 0 Comments

So, after a lot of thought and debate over the past few months, I decided to come to conference.  On the one hand, I have met some fantastic new Labour people in Wales, and already...

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February 9, 2018 - 0 Comments

Its been an awfully long time since I have blogged, and that is mainly due to being incredibly busy and having gone through some huge but exciting changes in our lives, therefore I will give...

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October 30, 2017 - 0 Comments

In a couple of weeks I am starting a work contract that will see me living in Barrow-in-Furness through the week and coming home at weekends.  I will be on my own, renting a small...

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October 23, 2017 - 5 Comments

The Labour Party has initiated the selection of the new Parliamentary Candidate for Gloucester, and in the past few weeks I have had a lot of emails, messages and conversations asking me to apply, or...

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October 8, 2017 - 0 Comments

  Having just completed the C25K with Kingsway Runners, I felt I had to do something to be the next step in my running journey, so having been told about the Tewkesbury Wine run, I...

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October 5, 2017 - 0 Comments

It has been conference season in the political world, and the Tories have just wrapped up what can only be described from the outside as quite a shambolic affair, showcasing weak leadership and unstable backdrops,...

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September 24, 2017 - 0 Comments

Yesterday I was ridiculously pleased with myself.  Today, I’m still ridiculously pleased.  And while this buzz keeps going, I’m planning my campaign of races and challenges before I remember the pain.  If we are Facebook...

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September 10, 2017 - 0 Comments

During the General Election I was asked a number of times what my first Private Members bill would be.  There are lots of topics that could be aired here, but I am very keen on...

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September 4, 2017 - 2 Comments

There is currently a consultation from Gloucester City Council that Gloucester should be a Royal city, and why not, why shouldn’t Gloucester aspire to be a Royal city, particularly as it could be used to...

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August 27, 2017 - 0 Comments

I think the waste collection service in Gloucester is rubbish, pants.  It is not user-friendly and is not fit for purpose.  The city council would be reluctant to change it because it brings in much-needed...

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