Tag Archives: Cllr Andrew Makinson

Scrutiny to become more powerful in Liverpool?

News that Lib Dem Councillor, Kris Brown, is to be nominated as Chair of the new independent Audit Committee tomorrow after agreement between Labour and Lib Dem Parties should be a sign that the scrutiny process will become more important … Continue reading

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Liverpool Labour sell the City short with pathetic response to the current political situation

Liberal Democrats will move an amendment to a motion by the acting Mayor at tonight’s Council Meeting describing it as a weedy and insignificant response from a Council in crisis. The amendment suggests that the Council must recognise the difficult … Continue reading

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Action now on selfish pavement Parking

Liverpool’s Lib Dem Cllrs have asked the Council to respond positively to the Government’s consultation of pavement parking but asking it to get to work to sue its existing powers to deal with drivers who park with no concern for … Continue reading

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Do we really need a new Liner Terminal post-Covid?

Liverpool Lib Dems finance spokesperson Cllr Andrew Makinson has questioned the decision of the Council to proceed with the building of the new Cruise Liner Terminal at a time when there is a huge uncertainty about the future of the … Continue reading

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Advice to Church Ward residents from your local Councillors

Some Coronavirus Advice from your Local Councillors Andrew Makinson, Liz Makinson & Richard Kemp To assist our residents, we have looked around at the best advice available on how to live our lives for the next few months. Most people … 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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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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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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