Category Archives: Liverpool City Council

Government urged to review running of Liverpool Council

Yesterday I wrote to James Brokenshire, the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government to ask him to order a review of the governance of Liverpool City Council. In my request I cited three things as an example of … Continue reading

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£705,000 for Council’s Everton FC costs

On Wednesday we are holding the budget meeting of the Council to set the Council tax for next year. The Lib Dem Group will be announcing what we are doing on Wednesday afternoon prior to the meeting. As you would … Continue reading

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Protecting Council and other public sector employees from violence

In my last blog I pointed out that we were pleased that the Labour Party had shared with us in advance a motion they were putting to the January Council meeting. We were pleased that they have also sent us … Continue reading

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New Hotel and Restaurant tax to fund Giants type events

One of the things that many people do not realise about politics in Liverpool, or for that matter, the Country is that most politicians get on with each other most of the time. In Liverpool, Lib Dems and Labour vote … Continue reading

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Our Condolences on the Pittsburgh Massacre

A mourner kneels outside the Pittsburgh Synagogue where 11 innocent lives were ruthlessly taken in a act of gross religious intolerance I have today written to the Merseyside Jewish Representative Council to express our regrets at the massacre of Jewish … Continue reading

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Update on the campaign to save Calderstones Park

The current plans for the Harthill and Calderstones Park which will take 13 acres of much loved green space, buildings and woodlands and privatise them with Redrow The future of 13 acres of the Harthill & Calderstones Park will come … Continue reading

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Lib Dems call Special Council Meeting to begin process of abolishing the position of Elected Mayor

The seven Lib Dem Councillors have taken up their new positions and seats in the Council Chamber. Their first job was to requisition a special council meeting to begin the process of abolishing the position of Elected Mayor All seven … Continue reading

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