Tag Archives: Liverpool Labour Party

Why haven’t more Labour Councillors resigned?

On Tuesday a precedent was set which I hope will be followed by other Labour Councillors in Liverpool. Cllr Robertson-Collins resigned as Cabinet member for the Environment and Climate Change on Tuesday in protest at Labour’s plans for the Strand … Continue reading

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Putting decency, honesty and transparency back into Liverpool Council

People have asked me recently on a number of occasions how I will put decency, honesty and transparency back in to our Council after the Caller report showed how much they are missing from our day to day work. I … Continue reading

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What I’ll do within 10 minutes of becoming Mayor of Liverpool

Today my nomination papers have been submitted and I am officially the Lib Dem Mayoral Candidate for Liverpool. I am looking forward to the campaign although, because of Covid restrictions, it will be very different to any I have fought … Continue reading

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What did I know about Liverpool’s scandals?!

Since I became Leader of the Liverpool Lib Dems in 2012, I have received hundreds of tip offs by email about bad behaviour in the Council. Some days I get 6 or 7 and I have a number of regular … Continue reading

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The damning report that shows Liverpool to be the worst Council in England

This is my response on behalf of the Liberal Democrats to the publication of today’s Inspection Report by The Government. Liberal Democrats response following the publication of the Caller report into Liverpool City Council. Leader of the Opposition, Councillor Richard … 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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Will Liverpool Labour now drop its ballot and impose a candidate?

Just when I thought that I could safely get on with our own Lib Dem campaign for the local elections I have again been inundated with questions and requests for comments from the media about the comrades in the Liverpool … Continue reading

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Liberal Democrats budget amendment for a new post-Covid era

This is our press statement about the amendment that we moved at yesterday’s budget Council meeting in Liverpool. It will be no surprise to you that Labour voted it down. We will continue to press for a proper overview of … Continue reading

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Labour’s attempted coup (against themselves!) fails

At the end of a sad week in Liverpool politics and an even sadder week for the Liverpool Labour Party Liverpool’s Labour comrades shot themselves in the foot when their attempted coup against themselves failed last night. For those not … Continue reading

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Lib Dems force the pace on Mayoral issue

Liverpool’s Liberal Democrats have tabled a requisition calling a special meeting of the Council on March 3rd to discuss, for the 6th time whether or not to abolish the Elected Mayoral system in Liverpool. Lb Dem Leader Cllr Richard Kemp … Continue reading

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