Tag Archives: Mayor of Liverpool

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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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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Cut back ‘fancy pants’ jobs at the Liverpool Combined Authority

I’ve been asked many times recently what does the City Region Mayor and the Combined Authority actually do? So, I’ve done some digging around and now believe that an urgent review of the staffing levels and the wage levels of … Continue reading

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Liverpool must not set an illegal budget

In a moment of frustration last week Mayor Anderson told the city that he was considering not setting a budget next year and letting the Government set one. I understand his frustration. Liverpool has suffered more than its fair share … Continue reading

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Liverpool Lib Dems name candidates for City Mayor and Police Commissioner

Liverpool’s Lib Dems have named the first of their three Citywide and Merseyside wide Candidates to take on Labour at the local elections in May. Woolton Cllr Kris Brown is set to challenge for the Elected Police Commissioner’s position while … Continue reading

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Councillors must unite to build a defensive wall around our City

My blood was chilled to a thick ice twice last night. Firstly, when the size of the Tory majority was predicted in the Exit Poll. In fact, it got worse as the night progressed. I had hoped for a balanced … 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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