Tag Archives: Joe Anderson

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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The Three Fundamental Deceits about Calderstones Park

Some of the 300 respectable ladies and gents who were described as a screaming mob when they dared to protest about the Mayor’s plans to build on part of Calderstones Park Today the council’s planning committee met to consider the … Continue reading

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Vampire Kiss brings Militant back to life in Liverpool

Liverpool Town Hall where next week we will be debating a call from our Labour Mayor to have a demomonstration in London When I last did a blog some 10 days ago about the Mayor of Liverpool’s call for a … Continue reading

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A Lottery –Another Bonkers idea from the Mayor of Liverpool

How could a Liverpool lottery begin to compete against the three national lotteries and the plethora of local ones? Daft ideas in Liverpool seem to be like buses sometimes – they tend to come in threes. So far we have … Continue reading

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What should we make of Mr Anderson’s 10% council tax referendum?

Will Liverpool support Mayor Anderson’s call for a referendum for an additional 10% rise in council tax First of all let me acknowledge that Liverpool Council is in a difficult place. In 2010 Liverpool was getting approximately 80% of our … Continue reading

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Liverpool City Region proposals are as exciting as a wet Bank Holiday

To give credit where it’s due there would not be a Liverpool City Region if Joe Anderson had not persisted despite opposition from other Labour leaders In an unusual attempt to bring harmony within the council in Liverpool my Lib … Continue reading

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Lib Dems to raise petition for the abolition of post of elected mayor of Liverpool

How the City is governed should be a decision of the people of Liverpool and not the political parties of Liverpool On the day after Labour have announced its candidate for the mayoralty of the Liverpool City Region Liverpool’s Lib … Continue reading

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