Tag Archives: Cllr Kris Brown

Can we now have a referendum in Liverpool?

The recent disgraceful consultation run by Liverpool City Council has encouraged people to push for a legally binding petition to have a referendum. I welcome the fact that people like Stephen Yip and Liam Fogarty are wanting to engage in … Continue reading

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Poverty at Christmas is a political decision

Last week I went to our local football hub where one of the junior teams and a local company were collecting food, toys and other necessities for the Florrie food bank. It was great to see so many children, their … Continue reading

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Do the Government Commissioners in Liverpool really understand what Liverpool needs?

Today the Liverpool Commissioners first report on the state of Liverpool Council is released not with a bang but with a whimper with a written answer in the Commons and publication of the full report of the Department of Levelling … Continue reading

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Role of Auditor queried in signing off Liverpool Council’s Accounts

One of the areas which has perplexed me for a number of years is the role of the external auditor in not finding out the many and obvious problems in the way that the Council was being run by Labour … Continue reading

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Why I support the 3.8 million left behind by the Government

Today I was pleased to support the Excluded Unity Alliance. About 60 of us braved the torrential downpours to make our point about those who have been unable to access any support from the Government during the pandemic. This number … Continue reading

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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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We must learn from the Brushwood and Millvina fiasco

When I heard a couple of weeks ago that it looked as though a contract was likely to be signed within days to preserve the future of Brushwood and Millvina Houses I was delighted. I was even more delighted when … Continue reading

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John Foley – ‘One of the Best’

Today I wrote to the family of John Foley on behalf of all my colleagues in Liverpool to say how saddened we are at his death. He was a man full of warmth, vitality and honour. He passionately believed in … 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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Traders at St Johns Market being starved into submission

My Lib Dem colleague Cllr Kris Brown has accused Liverpool Council of trying to “starve St John’s Market Traders into submission”. The Traders have been unable to trade at all since March although they legally could have opened at the … Continue reading

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