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Labour incompetence loses us another £600,000

Another day, another example of Labour incompetence. At a time when the Council is desperately short of money, it’s looking for £34 million of savings for the next financial year, the Labour members of the planning committee have reduced the … Continue reading

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What the Joe Anderson Court Hearings are all about

It was quite a week last week. There were three big events in Liverpool but two of them, the World Heritage Status announcement and the leaked report into the running of the Labour Party took up so much air time … Continue reading

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Liverpool Greens Shirk Responsibilities

During the election Liverpool Greens put out a press release saying how people should vote for them because they were the only Party with a 100% attendance record at committees within the Council. To be fair to them they did … Continue reading

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All sorts of partnerships are emerging post elections

On Friday last week my friend Cllr Lucy Netsingha became the Leader of Cambridgeshire County Council. She will lead a partnership group made up of the Lib Dems, Labour and 4 independents. Tomorrow I am going up to Durham to … Continue reading

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What should Liverpool expect from the Inspector’s Report?

Today is an important day in the life of Liverpool although we will only know how important next week. Today the Inspection team led by Max Caller is going to submit its report to the Government on the dreadful state … Continue reading

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I was born a European and I’ll die a European

I’ve just accepted an invitation to speak to the UK section of the European Youth Parliament later in mid-December. What a great opportunity it will be, as this once great nation of ours slides into chaos, to reaffirm my belief … Continue reading

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Taking Liverpool Forward after the Virus

Earlier today I sent the letter below to Mayor Anderson and followed this up with a phone conversation this afternoon. I am pleased to say that he is in full agreement as to the need to get Liverpool on the … Continue reading

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Liverpool Council’s budget

Yesterday we had a budget meeting of the Council when our Council tax went up by an inflation busting 3.9% for the 7th year running. The budget meeting is always something of a formal farce. We all know that a … 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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Liverpool must not set an illegal budget

In a moment of frustration last week Mayor Anderson told the city that he was considering not setting a budget next year and letting the Government set one. I understand his frustration. Liverpool has suffered more than its fair share … Continue reading

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