Tag Archives: Mayor Anderson

Politicians working in Partnership

I’ve taken some stick lately for cooperating on a number of issues with the Mayor of Liverpool. The criticism has come because at the last two standard council meetings there has only been one motion moved at each. On both … Continue reading

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Council to decide on Elected Mayor position on 4th September

Decisions about Liverpool issues should be decided by a committee system in which councillors debate issues in a representative system and in such a way that residents can understand the issues There will be an Extraordinary Meeting of Liverpool City … Continue reading

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Grown up politics in Liverpool

I have mentioned a number of times that there was an agreement that we would have a full council meeting to look solely at climate change and the local, national and global things that need doing to tackle it as … Continue reading

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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

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Debates – the missing element of Liverpool politics

Three things have made me think of the nature of Liverpool politics recently. The first is the discussions, which have already been mentioned by Mayor Anderson, about changes in the way we hold council meetings. The second is the failure … Continue reading

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I’m still angry so I’m standing again on May 2nd

A personal message to the people of Church Ward Today I have submitted my nomination papers and can confirm that I will be seeking re-election for the Council in May. As I have gone around meeting people in my Church … Continue reading

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What’s the momentum of Momentum?

At our last Council meeting before the elections in Liverpool Councillors who have given more than 8 years’ service and will not be standing for re-election are allowed to speak for two minutes to say their good byes. This provided … Continue reading

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