Tag Archives: Joe Anderson

Too many advisers and not enough delivery at Liverpool Council

As the Council awaits the publication of the latest bombshell report from the Tory Government’s Commissioners it is obvious to me and many other seasoned players that there are too many actions being imposed on the council, at present, which … Continue reading

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An absurd defence from Nick Kavanagh and Joe Anderson

I am sorry I missed the Industrial Tribunal relating to Nick Kavanagh last week as I was out of the City. It seems to have descended into a farce given the reported comments of Kavanagh and our much un-missed former … Continue reading

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You can only empty a cess pit one bucket at a time

I have been really saddened by the way that Labour and ex-Labour members have been trying to make a scapegoat of Liverpool’s Chief Executive, Tony Reeves, to cover up their own part in creating the worst council in the UK. … 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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Has Joe Anderson been vindicated?

Much has been made by Joe Anderson of the announcement that Lancashire Police have told him and three others that they will not be charged under the long-running (7 years) investigation known as Operation Sheridan. This was an investigation into … Continue reading

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Get the Everton Football Club Report into the Open

I have reacted angrily today to the fact that the report on the financial relationship between Liverpool Council and Everton Football Club over the potential for council investment in the new Bramley Moore Stadium will be dealt with after the … Continue reading

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Is the Council trying to minimise responses to the Mayoral Consultation?

Since the Council letter about the Mayoral consultation started to go out yesterday, I have been inundated with complaints about how poor it is, how badly presented and with many questions about who can register their opinion and how they … Continue reading

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