Tag Archives: Joanne Anderson

Liverpool Council gets it right!!

Now there is a headline I will not be using often as the Council still lurches from crisis to crisis! However, credit must be given where credit is due. In the way the Council is now handling the long-hidden Internal … Continue reading

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Why Liverpool Council still needs help

So, Mayor Joanne Anderson appears to believe that Liverpool Council should be left to sort out its own problems and that we should not pay Commissioners fees and other improvement costs. In the case of Liverpool today she could not … Continue reading

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Labour takes control of Liverpool from Labour!!

Liverpool’s Labour Councillors have effectively been stripped of control of the Council after the Government has appointed a new Strategic Futures Advisory Panel to work alongside the Commissioners to run our City and plan for its future. The new partnership … Continue reading

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Motion of ‘No Confidence’ in Liverpool Mayor and Cabinet blocked

I am not surprised but I am saddened by the fact that my motion to move a ‘Vote of No Confidence’ in the Mayor and Cabinet has been blocked by the Lord Mayor. This is, course, an almost exact mirror … Continue reading

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Liberal Democrats welcome the RESET referendum campaign

On behalf of Liverpool’s Liberal Democrat Group, I have welcomed the decision of RESET to change the wording of their citywide petition to include a straight run off between the two most different forms of governance. The Mayoral model is … Continue reading

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Mayor Anderson has become the ‘Phantom of the Cunard’

I have accused Liverpool’s Elected Mayor, Joanne Anderson of becoming the ‘Phantom of the Cunard’ after cancelling the Mayoral & Performance Select Committee on the grounds that it conflicts with the Fazakerley by-election. In a letter to her I point … Continue reading

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Will officers take the rap for Liverpool Political incompetence?

So let me give you two guesses. Am I talking about Liverpool, or Westminster here? Well ten out of ten to those who realised that I am talking about both. There are uncanny similarities between things that are playing out … Continue reading

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Putting the Mayor in charge of the Council’s money is like putting a fox in charge of the chicken coop!

My Liverpool Liberal Democrat Group colleagues and I have reacted with incredulity to the news that the Mayor of Liverpool has completed a reshuffle of her Cabinet team by making herself the Council’s spokesperson on Finance. The move follows the … Continue reading

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Lib Dem questions and proposals to deal with the Crisis in Liverpool Council’s finances

Another week – another crisis at Labour controlled Liverpool City Council. A total failure of the Council to do what every householder has done – to seek a good electricity tariff whilst costs soar – means huge problems for the … Continue reading

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New Mayor, same name, same old Liverpool Labour

In all the excitement of the election that took place in most of the UK last Thursday two items seem to have been missed by many in Liverpool. The over costly leccy bill and the screwed up mayoral consultation. The … Continue reading

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