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Lib Dems to Force Vote on Elected Mayor Role

In a move designed to put pressure on the Labour Group ahead of their Annual Meeting on Monday night the City Council’s Lib Dem Group are to submit a request to the incoming Lord Mayor, Cllr Peter Brennan for an … Continue reading

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Spend money on services not politicians

Today I have welcomed the call by City Region Mayor, Steve Rotheram, to scrap the role of Elected Police Commissioner and stop the chaos of Liverpool citizens voting four times next year. Early last year we moved in the City … Continue reading

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Lib Dems welcome critical LGA Peer Challenge Report on the running of Liverpool City Council

At last the LGA Peer Challenge Report on the running of Liverpool has been published. It shows there is a long way to go if Liverpool is to become a properly functioning, properly led organisation Yesterday councillors in Liverpool received … Continue reading

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Humbled by the experiences in the tsunami of the Mayor of Galle in Sri Lanka

I was pleased to be able to take Cllr Ismail, the former Mayor of Galle in Sri Lanka, and his wife to meet the Lord Mayor of Liverpool, Cllr Christine Banks. He was accompanied by Bill Hampson, Director of the … Continue reading

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Chelsea Stadium Decision should make Everton think again

 Chelsea FC have pulled out of the total redevelopment of their ground citing changed economic circumstances. Will this make the Everton Board reassess their proposal for Bramley Moore Dock? Liverpool Council’s debt burden is already more than £1 billion in … Continue reading

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Is Liverpool’s City Centre building development one big Ponzi scheme?

Regrettably, I believe that this failed development in Norfolk Street will be one of many when Liverpool’s speculative property boom turns to bust Over the past few months I have been inundated with e-mails from around the world relating to … Continue reading

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More Bad International Publicity for Liverpool

Local band the Lightning Seeds who were due to play at the Hope & Glory Festival have now moved to the Zanzibar this evening I recklessly did a none-political, hopefully amusing blog this morning which I concluded by saying that … Continue reading

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