Monthly Archives: September 2014

Redrow Boss Challenged to Public Debate in Liverpool

I have invited John  Tutte the Group Chief Executive of Redrow Homnes to debate with me issues in his reply to my challenge to him to heed the results of his consultation process over Sefton Park Meadowlands The exchange of … Continue reading

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Shedrow Homes must Come clean on Sefton Park Consultation

Last week Redrow Homes had a consultation exercise on their proposed development of part of Sefton Park. No-one asked them to do this; no-one made them do this bug they chose to do this of their own accord. Presumably on … Continue reading

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New York, New York ……….

“Is not very nice really” is my conclusion after coming home from my third trip there last week. So much of what you see there fails to excite starting from the moment you try and leave JFK airport. You would … Continue reading

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Liverpool’s Opposition Leaders Unite in call for a Constitutional Convention for City Region

Earlier today I wrote to all the other 3 Party Leaders in Liverpool asking them, in effect, to establish a Constitutional Convention for the Liverpool City Region. I am pleased that Cllr Joyn Coyne, (Green Leader) and Cllr Steve Radford … Continue reading

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Last thoughts from the United Nations

I am currently sitting in the back of the Habitat 3 Committee listening to colleagues from local government and national government making speeches about the new UN programme which will kick in during 2016. As I have remarked before it … Continue reading

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The importance of Cities

More than once yesterday I sat in the UN building in New York and thought of the similarities between what we were discussing on a global basis and the reality of the challenges that we face in a daily basis … Continue reading

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New York Report – Part One

At 7.30 in the morning UK time I woke up as usual to start work. Unfortunately here in New York it was 2.30. I eventually gave up trying to sleep at 4 a.m. and started to read some documents I … Continue reading

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