There was a huge housebuilding programme in the 1980s by the left wing council, with their political ideas being reflected in some of the street names:-
Corinto Close and Bluefields Street (toxteth)- after ports in Nicaragua
Sandino Close (Toxteth)- after August Cesar Sandino 1920s guerilla leader, after whom the Nicaraguan Sandanista rebels took their name
Callaghan Close (Vauxhall) - after Labours last Primeminister at the time
James Larkin Way and O'Connell Road (Kirkdale) - after irish nationalists
Sharpville Close (Kirkdale) - after the Sharpeville Massacre
Tom Mann Close (Vauxhall) - after the co founder of the Workers union, forerunner of the TGWU
Tolpuddle Way (Kirkdale) - after the Tolpuddle Martyrs, 6 farm workers who were sentenced to TRansportation in 1834 for asking for a pay rise.