Monthly Archives: April 2015

Osborne and Balls – 2 Peas in a pod!

If you listen to the Labour and Conservative Parties the financial crisis is over – the books have been balanced – they can start spending money as if it is going out of fashion (except of course on the things … Continue reading

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Don’t they know there’s a local election on?

Some people will have got a surprise when their postal votes arrived this week. Instead of the one ballot paper that they were expecting for the General Election they also got one for a local election. I always think is … Continue reading

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Why does our Mayor think he is entitled to £4,500 a year for doing nothing?

Sometimes I think after 32 years on the Council I think I have seen it all. Yet even I have been staggered and astounded by the results of an employment tribunal which was given yesterday which involves the Mayor. Chesterfield … Continue reading

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Tory Housing Policy is a Joke (But a dangerous one!)

No not my idea of perfect housing but a South American Favella Sometimes you oppose a policy because you just disagree with it. Sometimes you oppose it because it has been incompetently produced and will not be capable of being … Continue reading

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Where have all the Hustings Gone?

I was talking this morning to our Parliamentary candidates for Wavertree and Wallasey. I asked them how many community based hustings meetings they had been invited to. In the case of Wallasey it was one and in the case of … Continue reading

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Surge in Liverpool Lib Dem Candidate Numbers

Liberal Democrats are fielding a third more candidates in this year’s local election than last year and they have attributed it to a surge in people joining the Party in the last 12 months. They believe that locally more and … Continue reading

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