Tag Archives: Mayor of Liverpool

Joe Anderson fails again but gets Liverpool more bad publicity

More bad publicity hit some of the national media over the past few days when news broke that Joe Anderson had failed in his attempt to seek a judicial review into his arrest on suspicion of bribery and witness intimidation. … Continue reading

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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

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Council should stand by its decision on Joe Anderson’s fees

As someone who is outside the decision-making process, I believe that when the Council reconsiders it’s decision not to pay Joe Anderson’s legal fees, as it is legally obliged to do, it should consider all the consequences that would flow … Continue reading

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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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Extra £13 million+ needed for City Centre roadworks

Liverpool’s City Centre ‘closure strategy’ which was already a wate of money at £55.8 million is expected now to cost £68.8 million. That’s just the start. The Lime Street element has already been slammed as being a poor design and … Continue reading

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What the Joe Anderson Court Hearings are all about

It was quite a week last week. There were three big events in Liverpool but two of them, the World Heritage Status announcement and the leaked report into the running of the Labour Party took up so much air time … 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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Will Liverpool Labour now drop its ballot and impose a candidate?

Just when I thought that I could safely get on with our own Lib Dem campaign for the local elections I have again been inundated with questions and requests for comments from the media about the comrades in the Liverpool … Continue reading

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Lib Dems force the pace on Mayoral issue

Liverpool’s Liberal Democrats have tabled a requisition calling a special meeting of the Council on March 3rd to discuss, for the 6th time whether or not to abolish the Elected Mayoral system in Liverpool. Lb Dem Leader Cllr Richard Kemp … Continue reading

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Liverpool Labour sell the City short with pathetic response to the current political situation

Liberal Democrats will move an amendment to a motion by the acting Mayor at tonight’s Council Meeting describing it as a weedy and insignificant response from a Council in crisis. The amendment suggests that the Council must recognise the difficult … Continue reading

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