Tag Archives: Fractional investment

Task Force needed to deal with Liverpool’s £500,000,000+ property debacle

Following the collapse on Tuesday of Signature Living with more than £120,000,000 of losses I’ve has written to Liverpool’s Mayor, Joe Anderson, asking him to establish a Task Force of institutional investors to try and sort out the City’s property … Continue reading

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Will the Everton Stadium ever get built?

I wrote yesterday to the Mayor and other Party Leaders in Liverpool, on behalf of the Liberal Democrat Group, about how the Council needed to look at preparations for a very different future in Liverpool. Today we had some salutary … Continue reading

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Recommendations to clear up Liverpool’s Property scandals

In view of the failure of Liverpool Council to issue a report into Liverpool’s Fractional Investment Property scandal I have issued my own. It is a disgrace that 9 months after the Fractional Investment Task Group had its last meeting … Continue reading

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Council Chief Executive asked to intervene in Fox Street Fiasco

News that Liverpool City Council has lost a planning inspectorate decision on the notorious Fox Street development has produced an angry response from me. I have now asked the Council’s Chief Executive, Tony Reeves, to intervene personally in discussing the … Continue reading

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Is the day of reckoning arriving for Liverpool Developers?

I’m leaving my run of General Election blogs to look at a topic that I have been dealing with for 3+ years. Property developers in Liverpool. I am saddened that more than 15 months after the Council’s Fractional Investment Task … Continue reading

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Fox Street and other Developments in Liverpool

Yesterday morning, 17th July, Cllr Kris Brown, our housing spokesperson and I met with senior officials of the council to discuss events leading up to the problems in Fox Street and other part completed developments throughout the City. We received … Continue reading

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Action now on New Build Housing in Liverpool

For the 5 years that I was member of the planning committee I asked question after question about the quality of new build apartments in the City. For a variety of reasons many of the new build units built since … Continue reading

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Action at last on stalled property developments in Liverpool & Manchester

I am delighted that the Serious Fraud Office in partnership with the North West Serious Crimes Unit and the Merseyside Police have today issued warrants in respect of people behind two Liverpool properties and the Angel Gate development in Manchester. … Continue reading

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Changing the meaning and purpose of housing

The type of housing build shown here is a direct result of us treating housing as an asset and not a home At our conference over the last weekend we looked at a number of policy areas and I must … Continue reading

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