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World Heritage Status Loss – A day of shame for Liverpool

Todays loss of World Heritage Status for our City, even though it was expected, is a huge blow to our international prestige and will, without a doubt, affect our tourism and inward investment. When we received the status in 2004 … Continue reading

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The ghost of Joe Anderson still costs the Council dear

The cost of the legacy of Joe Anderson is still mounting up with a report to next week’s Cabinet indicating costs to improve the Council of £2.5 million over the next 3 years. The costs include the costs of the … Continue reading

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A surreal Council Meeting in Liverpool

What an evening we had last night at our first in person meeting in the Council since March 2020. It was great for me. I just strolled down the road to the Wavertree Tennis Centre where, because of the needs … Continue reading

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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

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2021 – We did well but hoped to do better

A number of independent commentators have looked at the election results with a huge amount of naivety and concluded that May 6th was a wasted opportunity for the Lib Dems who should have done better. Of course, we wanted to … Continue reading

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Let the Bodies Pile High

Did Boris Johnson say this? Did he say something like it? The jury is out but there is mounting evidence from within the Tory Party that he did indeed say it. The problem that Johnson has in denying it is … Continue reading

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Labour’s Mayoral Candidate must come out of hiding

Last Monday I wrote ina very polite and courtesous way to Cllr Anderson to suggest to her two things: “Firstly, I think that you should apologise for all the scandals and corruption that the Labour Party have caused to the … Continue reading

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Labour’s attempted coup (against themselves!) fails

At the end of a sad week in Liverpool politics and an even sadder week for the Liverpool Labour Party Liverpool’s Labour comrades shot themselves in the foot when their attempted coup against themselves failed last night. For those not … Continue reading

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Liverpool Labour never fail to underwhelm!!

Yesterday’s Council meeting was one in which Liverpool’s rag, tag and bobtail group of Labour Councillors never failed to underwhelm. On three occasions they totally failed to rise to the challenges faced by a Council which is absolutely the best … Continue reading

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Joe Anderson will be like the Ghost of Christmas Past in the Council

Today’s announcement by Mr Anderson brings further shame to our City. He won’t resign but he won’t do anything either! He should have resigned when it became clear that the investigation in which has been arrested but not charged will … Continue reading

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