Category Archives: Liverpool Politics

We will not be stifled by legal threats

Neither I nor my Lib Dem Council Group Colleagues will be dissuaded from saying what we believe to be right in the face of legal threats Today’s Liverpool Echo has a story about attempts by the Council in Liverpool to … Continue reading

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The use of Sexist Language in the Council Chamber is totally unacceptable

My colleague Cllr Mirna Juarez was described as a ‘Fishwife’ by the ever suave Elected Mayor of Liverpool at the last meeting. An official complaint about the use of sexist language has been made by Cllr Makinson, also pictured At … Continue reading

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Liverpool 2018 – It’s Time for a Change

Our task in 2018 is to give back to Liverpool the hope and confidence it had in Capital of Culture year 2008 10 years ago, our City was preparing to launch the 2008 European Capital of Culture year. Few knew … Continue reading

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So, what is happening at Calderstones Park?

Residents turned out in force to protest about the development of part of Calderstones Park for housing. They and the local councillors are in the dark as to the Mayor’s current proposals To be honest I haven’t a clue what … Continue reading

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Liverpool Labour lacks long term vision and direction

In Jinja, at a meeting of Cities Alliance,  I argued that politicians needed to take a long-term approach to the development of their Cities As readers of this blog know I have been out of Liverpool for the past 13 … Continue reading

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Why I’m putting a smile on Joe Anderson’s face!

In a burst of pre-Christmas goodwill I am hoping that this blog will put a smile on the face of Mayor Anderson!! After calamity after calamity for the Mayor of Liverpool in recent months I thought it was time I … Continue reading

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Labour wants the Tory Government to impose planning policy in Liverpool

It’s because Labour are rabidly following Tory housing policy in Liverpool that we are stuck with sites like this that have seen no building work for 12 months I have today written to the Head of the Paid Service of … Continue reading

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