Monthly Archives: January 2018

What Next for Sefton and Calderstones Parks?

The fight to save the Harthill section of Calderstones Park is not over. These are just some of the people who pledged action on 29th January to stop this land being developed by Redrow Last night more than 250 concerned … Continue reading

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Council Questions and Answers January 2018

As usual there were far more questions than answers at the Council meeting held last week. Our only opportunity to question the Mayor is by putting down written questions to the Council meeting. Mayor Anderson is the only Leader of … Continue reading

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Labour Reject without a vote motions on traffic safety; curbing sexist language; rough sleepers; use of foreign languages; rough sleeping & City Magazine

Sometimes Liverpool Town Hall seems more like the Russian Duma (Parliament) than a centre for democratic debate! Liverpool City Council has an arcane set of rules which basically put all the cards in the hands of the Labour Party when … Continue reading

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Rethinking funding for disadvantaged areas after Brexit

Although the EU is not a direct contributor to the NHS our exit from it will cause major problems for the social determinants of health as well as direct problems such as a shortage of trained staff Last week the … Continue reading

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Liverpool Council’s debts to reach Carillion levels if EFC deal goes ahead

How much does £1 billion look like if its cash? Probably a lot more than this! That’s what Liverpool Council’s debt level could be if we don’t check it. Last week my colleague Cllr Makinson did some basic research into … Continue reading

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There is no need to put housing on Liverpool’s Green Spaces – Official!!

For 5+ years Lib Dems and campaign groups have said that there is no need to build on green spaces to provide homes. Now that the Council’s own figures prove this why haven’t the proposals for Sefton and Calderstones Park … Continue reading

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85 dead this winter from Flu

This is what happens with a really big sneeze if you don’t cover your mouth and nose. Please don’t spread the Flu virus which can be a killer A few years ago, there was a big health scare about flu. … Continue reading

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