Tag Archives: Liverpool Labour Party

Now is the time to recall the Council!

I have today written to the Chief Executive of Liverpool Council to ask him to re-establish a light touch system of discussion and scrutiny of key decisions with the Council relating to the Coronavirus pandemic It is now three weeks … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Liverpool Council needs to reintroduce transparency and democracy

In response to the issuing of regulations by the Government giving details of new ways of working by councils to keep the democratic process intact, I have written to the City Solicitor, Chief Executive and Labour, Green and Liberal Leaders … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Rate this:

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

What sort of Liverpool do we want?

If you think we have had all the elections that we need then you are doomed to disappointment! On May 7th we will have no less than 4 elections on the same day. We will elect a Liverpool City Region … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Positive proposals to deal with Liverpool’s cash problems

On Sunday the Liverpool Echo had yet another of its articles warning about the Council’s financial problems which was both timely and accurate but although stating the problems gives no hint as to what the solutions to those problems might … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Message to the Voters of Liverpool wavertree

So, we’re now getting a General Election. The day after the Labour Party piled in on the Lib Dems for saying that it is now the only way forward and only hours after one of their front bench spokespersons attacked … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Liberal Democrats welcome Luciana Berger

On behalf of Liverpool Liberal Democrats, I have today welcomed the news that Luciana Berger has joined the Liberal Democrats. I do so not only as the Leader of the Lib Dems in Liverpool but also as the now ousted … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Liverpool Labour Party needs to look at itself in a mirror

At the Annual Meeting of the Council I seconded the nomination of Cllr Peter Brennan as Lord Mayor of Liverpool. I did so as Leader of the main opposition Party. It is a custom that the Leader of the controlling … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Liverpool Politics | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Government urged to review running of Liverpool Council

Yesterday I wrote to James Brokenshire, the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government to ask him to order a review of the governance of Liverpool City Council. In my request I cited three things as an example of … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Liverpool City Council | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Onwards and upwards – seat by seat!

I hope that this blog makes sense! Yesterday I was working for 22 hours (well the last two of those hours were watching the results on the BBC). Locally, we had hoped for three gains and were a very sad … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments