Monthly Archives: April 2013

The truth about the Militant Era

It’s very interesting to read what Derek Hatton has to say about the Militant era. Most of it pure invention! There are not many of us left in any Party that were active in the 80s but I was there … Continue reading

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Liverpool’s Mayoralty – A year of Consistent Failure

I’m about to go on holiday and whilst I am away we will ‘celebrate’ the first year since the crowning of Joe Anderson as the Mayor of Liverpool. So I thought that it would be worth stimulating a debate before … Continue reading

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Pickles Blunders Again

It’s a long time since I considered the doings of the ‘Owl of the Remove’ Mr Pickles. This time he has had a go at Liverpool City Council’s Labour Leaders which is unjust. If I thought that his story had … Continue reading

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In Praise of ….. The Lord Mayor of Liverpool

Tonight I am going to a small event to celebrate the work of Cllr Sharon Sullivan who, in three weeks time, will cease to be Lord Mayor of Liverpool. I have now served under 30 Lord Mayors and there has … Continue reading

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Why and how should we commemorate Thatcher?

I wasn’t going to bother talking about Thatcher. As my mother always used to say, “Least said – soonest mended!” However I am now breaking my self-imposed abstinence on the subject because of my absolute disgust at the Military honours … Continue reading

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Final resolution for Special Council meeting

Because things have happened since we first requistioned a meeting of Liverpool City Council to consider green sapce issues across the city we have slightly amended the original resolution that we put in. It is reproduced below. Please let us … Continue reading

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Who should councillors listen to most?

Last night was a pretty bloody affair at Liverpool Town Hall. The public were well behaved – the Labour Party was not. Knowing that they had lost the argument about the sale of land and the people of South Liverpool, … Continue reading

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