Monthly Archives: May 2022

Don’t you understand that it’s your fault you’re hungry?

Well, the true heart and soul of the Tory Party has been revealed in the absurd utterings from two Tory MPs, neither of whom were known outside their constituencies until they recently revealed their ignorance of the lives that people … Continue reading

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Yet another kick in the wotsits for the taxpayers of Liverpool!!

In just two days we hear of two further huge problems for the council. One is historic and relates to the leadership of the past Mayor Anderson and its managerial team one is current and has arisen under the leadership … Continue reading

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Citizen of Honour award proposed for Jurgen Klopp

On behalf of Liverpool’s Liberal Democrat Group, I have submitted a requisition for an Extraordinary Meeting of Liverpool City Council to confer on the manager of Liverpool Football Club, Jurgen Klopp, the title of Citizen of Honour of the City … Continue reading

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Will officers take the rap for Liverpool Political incompetence?

So let me give you two guesses. Am I talking about Liverpool, or Westminster here? Well ten out of ten to those who realised that I am talking about both. There are uncanny similarities between things that are playing out … Continue reading

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Putting the Mayor in charge of the Council’s money is like putting a fox in charge of the chicken coop!

My Liverpool Liberal Democrat Group colleagues and I have reacted with incredulity to the news that the Mayor of Liverpool has completed a reshuffle of her Cabinet team by making herself the Council’s spokesperson on Finance. The move follows the … Continue reading

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Team Liverpool did us proud yesterday

Now there may be those who read this who think that I am talking about football and am trying to ingratiate myself with LFC fans. It’s not my intention but I might as well do so! The iron discipline that … Continue reading

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What should a good council look like?

I was pleased to be asked recently by Liverpolitan, a new online news service in Liverpool, to write an article for them in response to another article about young councillors. As someone who was a young councillor but certainly isn’t … Continue reading

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Lib Dem questions and proposals to deal with the Crisis in Liverpool Council’s finances

Another week – another crisis at Labour controlled Liverpool City Council. A total failure of the Council to do what every householder has done – to seek a good electricity tariff whilst costs soar – means huge problems for the … Continue reading

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New Mayor, same name, same old Liverpool Labour

In all the excitement of the election that took place in most of the UK last Thursday two items seem to have been missed by many in Liverpool. The over costly leccy bill and the screwed up mayoral consultation. The … Continue reading

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An incredible day for liberals throughout the UK

If last week Ed Davey had been heard to claim that in England that the Lib Dems would end up with 191 seats gained and the control of three very big councils and one medium sized one, he would have … Continue reading

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