Tag Archives: Scrutiny

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 City Region proposals are as exciting as a wet Bank Holiday

To give credit where it’s due there would not be a Liverpool City Region if Joe Anderson had not persisted despite opposition from other Labour leaders In an unusual attempt to bring harmony within the council in Liverpool my Lib … Continue reading

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Liverpool’s Democratic Deficit

Let’s make the Town Hall the heart of democracy in Liverpool As many of my regular readers will know I have, for a long time, been concerned at the huge democratic deficit in Liverpool. The Mayor is simply not accountable … Continue reading

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Baron Anderson takes the stage

  Liverpool Town Hall – Home of a democratic deficit I’ve heard Joe Anderson being called all sorts of names in the past few years but the one that springs to my mind now is Baron Anderson. His astounding ignorance … Continue reading

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Chicken Joe avoids scrutiny

The Elected Mayor of Liverpool? We’ve just had the proposals for the way that the Labour Party intends to establish committees in the City Council for this municipal year. Chief amongst them is the abolition of the Mayoral Select Committee … Continue reading

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Poor Governance and Middle England

Over the past 3 years Liberal Democrats have become increasingly concerned at the declining standards in scrutiny and behaviour within Liverpool City. They have already suggested that outside ‘peers’ should be brought in and now they are following up these … Continue reading

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Liverpool’s Mayoralty – A year of Consistent Failure

I’m about to go on holiday and whilst I am away we will ‘celebrate’ the first year since the crowning of Joe Anderson as the Mayor of Liverpool. So I thought that it would be worth stimulating a debate before … Continue reading

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