Tag Archives: Liverpool

Labour fail on social housing in Liverpool

Last week I asked the Council how many homes for social rent they have built since the Tory Government allowed us, from 2017 onwards, to build council housing again. The response from a supposedly socialist council was laughable. They are … Continue reading

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Liverpool Council totally incompetent on Cycle Lanes

My Liberal Democrat Colleagues and I have branded Liverpool Council as being ‘totally incompetent’ over their decision to remove the West Derby Road Cycle Lane which has resulted in the Government halting funding for future cycling developments in the City. … Continue reading

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Labour Liverpool report finds local bullying, misogyny, toxic culture

I have just seen a report on LabourList about the report which is being presented to Labour’s National Executive. It makes absolutely clear why the City Council has fallen into such terrible straits with its controlling group riven by misogyny, … Continue reading

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Liverpool Council needs to clean up its act

We are all now aware of the financial and procedural deficits of Liverpool Council over the past 10 years. We have had a regeneration department that has gone rogue leading to huge losses to the tax payers of Liverpool, reputational … Continue reading

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Let’s rejoin the EU

One of the things that has been saddest about the none medical and care aspects of the Coronavirus is the way that it is totally obscuring the problems to our economy caused by Brexit. In the last week two things … Continue reading

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Urgent Review needed of the safety record of Voi Scooters

Liverpool’s Lib Dem Councillors are demanding that the Council publishes details of all known collisions involving Voi Scooters which are operated by the Council on behalf of the City Region. This is now probably the biggest single issue which is … 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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Covid-19 in Liverpool – Some very reassuring answers to our questions

I’ve had some great answers to questions that the Lib Dem Councillors in the City have been asked A few days ago, I asked the Council and NHS for the answers to some frequently asked questions that we have received … Continue reading

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Looking into the future – How will Coronavirus change our way of life?

In my last blog I looked at the environmental improvements that we might make if we learn the lessons of the coronavirus lock down. In this blog I am trying to begin to think through what this might mean in … Continue reading

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Advice to Church Ward residents from your local Councillors

Some Coronavirus Advice from your Local Councillors Andrew Makinson, Liz Makinson & Richard Kemp To assist our residents, we have looked around at the best advice available on how to live our lives for the next few months. Most people … Continue reading

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