Category Archives: Liverpool Politics

The absurd and childish decision of Mayor Anderson

This sad and battered Teddy is believed to be the very Teddy that Mayor Anderson threw out of his pram yesterday in his ongoing spat with Mayor Rotheram! Having been a campaigner in Liverpool for 43 years I thought nothing … Continue reading

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The State of Labour – the State of our City

Joe Harmer and I after he was selected as our Wavertree Candidate. He and Cllr Carl Cashman our candidate for Regional Mayor are the face of the political future in Liverpool and our City Region The biggest political headline in … Continue reading

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At last a Joe we can all like!!

Joe Harmer. The first of many new and vibrant members of the Liverpool Lib Dems who will be taking seats from Labour on the council. The Lib Dems have adopted Joe Harmer as our candidate for the bye-election for the … Continue reading

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Whoops – Another Dummy flies out of Anderson’s Pram!

What’s Joe Anderson got to hide about his statement  offering to host the Commonwealth Games here in Liverpool in 2022 if Durban cannot proceed? Over the last two days I have had an amazing series of e-mail interchanges with the … Continue reading

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Our role is to represent the community in the Town Hall not t’other way round

When politicans get sponsorship from private companies you need to ask do they serve that company or the public! Two things have made me ponder over the past few days about the nature of community politics. In some ways this … Continue reading

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Does Liverpool Council have a partnership with Redrow??

Saving our Green Spaces has been at the forefront of our campaigns not only last May but for the past 50 years More than two years ago Liverpool City Council agreed at its Cabinet to a partnership with Redrow Homes. … Continue reading

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What should we make of Mr Anderson’s 10% council tax referendum?

Will Liverpool support Mayor Anderson’s call for a referendum for an additional 10% rise in council tax First of all let me acknowledge that Liverpool Council is in a difficult place. In 2010 Liverpool was getting approximately 80% of our … Continue reading

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