Tag Archives: Mayor of Liverpool

Former Labour Minister accuses Liverpool Council of “Institutional Incompetence”

When a former Labour Minister with a vast experience of Liverpool politics makes comments like this in a national newspaper we should all listen to him Without a doubt the most experience Labour politician in Liverpool is Peter Kilfoyle. He … Continue reading

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Lib Dems welcome Anderson U-Turn on World Heritage Status

After 6 years of denial the Mayor has finally recognised the importance of our World Heritage Status after 6 years saying it was just a ‘plaque on the wall of the Town Hall’ So, after 6 years attacking us Joe … Continue reading

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Release Report on Fiasco Festival Now

The aftermath of the Hope & Glory Festival which trashed our City’s reputation and left trade creditors, including the Council, £900,000 out of pocket I have just written written to Cllr Wendy Simon, the Cabinet Member for Sport and Culture … Continue reading

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Fitzgerald’s suspension calls into question Anderson’s judgement

Liverpool’s spare Mayor must consider his position after his appalling lack of judgement in this matter At 17.25 tonight all councillors in Liverpool received the notice below that the Chief Executive of Liverpool, Ged Fitzgerald, has finally been suspended from office … Continue reading

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Liverpool Council does not have to be a mess. There are better ways.

The City of Liverpool is poorly led and poorly managed. But even under Labour it could be a better council if we did the 5 things suggested here. In my last but one blog, I indicated a whole series of … Continue reading

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Liverpool – A City that would make North Korea proud

This is, of course, a scene from North Korea. It could however, be equally a picture from Liverpool today! E-mails to councillors intercepted by staff; officers told not to answer questions from opposition councillors by leading Labour politicians; disciplinary action … Continue reading

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When will the property boom turn to bust in Liverpool?

The grim reality of parts of the property market in Liverpool. Worked stopped on this property Norfolk Street in November last year. Unless it starts again soon it will probably need to be demolished. The recent legal cases against property … Continue reading

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