Category Archives: Liverpool City Council

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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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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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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Lib Dems demand Council Action on Chinatown Fiasco

This is the concept for the new China Town development which was a great concept supported by the Lib Dems at the planning stage. It now seems entirely unlikely to materialise with serious consequences for all investment in Liverpool Liverpool’s … Continue reading

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