Monthly Archives: January 2015

Defending the Green Spaces of North and South Liverpool

Campaigners out in the cold weatherwise but in the warm with people’s concerns Apparently it has just occurred to the Mayor of Liverpool that to develop the Meadowlands area a large number of trees would have to be developed. That … Continue reading

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Liverpool City Region businesses set to benefit from expansion of Local Growth Deal

Deputy Prime Minister, Rt Hon Nick Clegg Additional £31.6million to support City Region projects Today Nick Clegg, the Deputy Prime Minister, announ ced a further £31.6 million for investment in Liverpool’s growing economy. See detaisl below: Liverpool City Region Local … Continue reading

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Lessons for Liverpool from my trip to Washington

Me at the back door of the White House None of us will be surprised just how well known Liverpool is in Washington. No-one will be surprised to know that it was far better known than any city in the … Continue reading

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Letter from Washington

Regular readers of my blog will know that I am currently in Washington as part of a review I am undertaking of UCLG the World local government body. As part of this I have had meetings with council leaders and … Continue reading

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Learning for the World from Warrington

Tomorrow I am setting off for Washington where I will be speaking at conferences of the National League of Cities; the American League of Mayors and the World Bank. I will talk more about these visits further on but I … Continue reading

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Labour’s Dirty Tricks Department and My Foreign Travel

This afternoon I was gearing up to do a blog about the travels that I will shortly be undertaking as part of my work representing UK local government at an international level. Coincidentally, I received an e-mail from the Local … Continue reading

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JeSuisCharlie

Shortly before Christmas I was privileged to be asked to speak at the vigil held at the Pakistan Centre for victims of the Peshawar massacre. I reflected at that time that this was not a Moslem issue but a human … Continue reading

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