Tag Archives: Mayor of Liverpool

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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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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Liverpool Council must change its ways

The absence from the scene of Joe Anderson, temporary or permanent, gives us the opportunity to once again reassess the position of Elected Mayor. The Lib Dems have moved to hold an Extraordinary Meeting of the Council when it can … Continue reading

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We must find ways to keep Brushwood & Millvina Care Homes open

On Monday I will be visiting the vigil arranged by relatives of Brushwood and Millvina Care Homes. A Labour Cllr has already accused me of grandstanding. I can assure him that I am only going because I have been asked … Continue reading

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Report on Fractional Investment – A wasted opportunity

Last week, with a whimper but not a bang, the Council published its long-awaited report on fractional investment. It was approximately 2 years after the Task Group first met and 14 months after it last met. Not exactly a rapid … Continue reading

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Task Force needed to deal with Liverpool’s £500,000,000+ property debacle

Following the collapse on Tuesday of Signature Living with more than £120,000,000 of losses I’ve has written to Liverpool’s Mayor, Joe Anderson, asking him to establish a Task Force of institutional investors to try and sort out the City’s property … Continue reading

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Now is the time to recall the Council!

I have today written to the Chief Executive of Liverpool Council to ask him to re-establish a light touch system of discussion and scrutiny of key decisions with the Council relating to the Coronavirus pandemic It is now three weeks … Continue reading

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