Monthly Archives: September 2017

Councillors must be like Caesar’s wife!!

When we meet in the Council Chamber every Councillor must be absolutely sure that they are obeying the law about financial declarations The Liverpool Echo ran a story about 3 months ago that 8 councillors – 7 Labour and one … Continue reading

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Fitzgerald’s suspension calls into question Anderson’s judgement

Liverpool’s spare Mayor must consider his position after his appalling lack of judgement in this matter At 17.25 tonight all councillors in Liverpool received the notice below that the Chief Executive of Liverpool, Ged Fitzgerald, has finally been suspended from office … Continue reading

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Lib Dems Flock to Bournemouth

Every Lib Dem Member  can vote on policy at our national and regional conferences. That’s why there will loads of us invading Bournemouth this weekend Yes, it’s that time of year again. The Party Conference season is with us again … Continue reading

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Liverpool Council does not have to be a mess. There are better ways.

The City of Liverpool is poorly led and poorly managed. But even under Labour it could be a better council if we did the 5 things suggested here. In my last but one blog, I indicated a whole series of … Continue reading

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Making our City Centre Safe at Night

Liverpool must do more about the problems facing good private hire and hackney carriage drivers as they struggle to do business in our City Centre Readers of my blog and the Liverpool Echo will be aware that on two occasions … Continue reading

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Liverpool – A City that would make North Korea proud

This is, of course, a scene from North Korea. It could however, be equally a picture from Liverpool today! E-mails to councillors intercepted by staff; officers told not to answer questions from opposition councillors by leading Labour politicians; disciplinary action … Continue reading

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The Rotherham Council report and why it matters to Liverpool

The buck stops with the the Mayor and the Labour Party as to why the questions raised in today’s Rotherham report and its implications for Liverpool were not investigated properly after the first Rotherham report So today we have the … Continue reading

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