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World Heritage Status Loss – A day of shame for Liverpool

Todays loss of World Heritage Status for our City, even though it was expected, is a huge blow to our international prestige and will, without a doubt, affect our tourism and inward investment. When we received the status in 2004 … Continue reading

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Labour Liverpool report finds local bullying, misogyny, toxic culture

I have just seen a report on LabourList about the report which is being presented to Labour’s National Executive. It makes absolutely clear why the City Council has fallen into such terrible straits with its controlling group riven by misogyny, … Continue reading

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One law for the Chavs and another for the Not-Chavs!

This Tory Government is not known for its moral integrity. Huge amounts of cash have been given on mate’s rates contracts to people on a VIP procurement list which seems to consist solely of Tory donors. A Health Secretary who … Continue reading

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The ghost of Joe Anderson still costs the Council dear

The cost of the legacy of Joe Anderson is still mounting up with a report to next week’s Cabinet indicating costs to improve the Council of £2.5 million over the next 3 years. The costs include the costs of the … Continue reading

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Let the Bodies Pile High

Did Boris Johnson say this? Did he say something like it? The jury is out but there is mounting evidence from within the Tory Party that he did indeed say it. The problem that Johnson has in denying it is … Continue reading

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Labour’s attempted coup (against themselves!) fails

At the end of a sad week in Liverpool politics and an even sadder week for the Liverpool Labour Party Liverpool’s Labour comrades shot themselves in the foot when their attempted coup against themselves failed last night. For those not … Continue reading

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Lib Dems force the pace on Mayoral issue

Liverpool’s Liberal Democrats have tabled a requisition calling a special meeting of the Council on March 3rd to discuss, for the 6th time whether or not to abolish the Elected Mayoral system in Liverpool. Lb Dem Leader Cllr Richard Kemp … Continue reading

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Liverpool Labour – the gift that keeps on giving!!

Well what a surprise. The Labour Party have paused their selection process for a new mayoral candidate to re-interview the three short-listed candidates. Why is this really not a surprise? Simply because there are a key set of questions that … 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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Joe Anderson will be like the Ghost of Christmas Past in the Council

Today’s announcement by Mr Anderson brings further shame to our City. He won’t resign but he won’t do anything either! He should have resigned when it became clear that the investigation in which has been arrested but not charged will … Continue reading

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