Tag Archives: Liverpool Council

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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Liverpool will always be a major European City

At its meeting on 15th January Liverpool City Council overwhelmingly passed a motion from the City’s Liberal Democrats which not only declared that Liverpool is and will remain a major European City but would take steps to increase and improve … Continue reading

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‘Loan Notes’ should not be the way forward for the Liverpool property market

18 months ago, the Council’s “Fractional Investment Task Group” held its first meeting. 6 months ago, it held its last meeting. You might think that you have missed the report that was produced. You haven’t because there has been no … Continue reading

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2019 – a mixed year for the Lib Dems

Well it was quite a year for the Lib Dems. It had its ups and its ups and its ups but then we had not so much a big down as a major disappointment! What was the good stuff that … Continue reading

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Give us the details of Liverpool’s own Yellow Hammer report

I have written to the Council’s Chief Executive asking him to give details of the contingency plans being drawn up by the Council and its partners in the City to deal with the effects of Brexit, especially in the short … Continue reading

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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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