Category Archives: Liverpool City Council

Getting the public/private relationship right

The Parklands School in Liverpool which is costing us £4.3 million a year to keep empty is a prime example of what went wrong under Labour’s PFI back ‘Building Schools for the Future’ programme The collapse of Carillion and 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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Lib Dems Question Bramley Moore Dock Deal

The people of Liverpool need to ask whether this man and his team have the legal, financial and commercial expertise to deliver a complex deal such as this. Liverpool’s Lib Dems are questioning the outline of the deal announced yesterday … Continue reading

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Why I don’t want Kingdom to come!

This picture reproduced from the Liverpool Echo claims to show Kingdom staff ‘stalking’ potential offenders. This is not the right way to proceed. A few months ago, the Council asked all City Councillors to highlight where we would like the … Continue reading

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Release Report on Fiasco Festival Now

The aftermath of the Hope & Glory Festival which trashed our City’s reputation and left trade creditors, including the Council, £900,000 out of pocket I have just written written to Cllr Wendy Simon, the Cabinet Member for Sport and Culture … Continue reading

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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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