Tag Archives: Max Caller

Resignation of Tony Reeves

I am really saddened but not surprised at today’s announcement that our Chief Executive, Tony Reeves has resigned from the Council’s employment. He is carrying the can for 12 years of disgraceful Labour leadership at Liverpool City Council. His actions … Continue reading

Rate this:

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

Mayor Anderson has become the ‘Phantom of the Cunard’

I have accused Liverpool’s Elected Mayor, Joanne Anderson of becoming the ‘Phantom of the Cunard’ after cancelling the Mayoral & Performance Select Committee on the grounds that it conflicts with the Fazakerley by-election. In a letter to her I point … Continue reading

Rate this:

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

Too many advisers and not enough delivery at Liverpool Council

As the Council awaits the publication of the latest bombshell report from the Tory Government’s Commissioners it is obvious to me and many other seasoned players that there are too many actions being imposed on the council, at present, which … Continue reading

Rate this:

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

An absurd defence from Nick Kavanagh and Joe Anderson

I am sorry I missed the Industrial Tribunal relating to Nick Kavanagh last week as I was out of the City. It seems to have descended into a farce given the reported comments of Kavanagh and our much un-missed former … Continue reading

Rate this:

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

What has 2022 in store for Liverpool?

Speaking after the Battle of Egypt in 1942 Sir Winston Churchill spoke these oft repeated words, “This is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning”. At … Continue reading

Rate this:

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

New Minister Gove urged to think again about Liverpool Council reorganisation

I have today written to the new Communities Secretary, Michael Gove, asking him to think again about a decision to alter the Governance system in Liverpool made by his predecessor, Robert Jenrick. In my letter I give 8 reasons why … Continue reading

Rate this:

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

The Caller Report didn’t get everything right

I wrote recently to Max Caller the Lead Inspector for the recent Best Value Inspection which exposed so many dangerous and serious failings inside our Council systems and political leadership. Much of what he said was absolutely spot but as … Continue reading

Rate this:

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

Liverpool’s need is a Lib Dem Lead

As I’ve listened to the discussions about the future of the City Council following the Caller Report I have been struck by how many people know what they are against. They are against the mayoralty, corruption, waste, incompetence, dodgy deals. … Continue reading

Rate this:

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

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

Rate this:

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

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

Rate this:

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