Tag Archives: Mayor Anderson

Let’s settle the Penny Lane Issue once and for all

Over the past few days, a lot of my time has been spent dealing with absurdities about Penny Lane and Gladstone Hall in which both Liverpool University and the International Slavery Museum have descended into a mumbo-jumbo of ill thought … Continue reading

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20 MPH zones in the City

Lib Dem councillors have read with interest a report that has been published for ‘determination’ next Friday on the review of 20 MPH roads in the City. Normally reports would go to the Cabinet and we ‘can call them in’ … Continue reading

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Taking Liverpool Forward after the Virus

Earlier today I sent the letter below to Mayor Anderson and followed this up with a phone conversation this afternoon. I am pleased to say that he is in full agreement as to the need to get Liverpool on the … 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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Coronavirus Covid–19 Joe Anderson and Boris Johnson get it right!

Well there’s a headline I had never thought I would write  but as I have looked at the recent press and public relations work undertaken by both of them I not only think this but feel that we should all … Continue reading

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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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