Tag Archives: Steve Rotheram

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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Steve Rotheram falls for Thatcherite ruse over Freeport bid

I have written today to Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram suggestion that he is currently trying to introduce the failed Thatcherite policies to create jobs that failed in the 1980s. In my letter I point out, “You are currently supporting proposals … Continue reading

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The North West’s Mayors – From Heroes to Zeroes

The last two months have seen a huge change in the respect people have for two of the North-West’s most well-known political leaders Mayors Anderson and Burnham. City Mayors were, of course, an invention of Tony Blair and Regional Mayors … 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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What sort of Liverpool do we want?

If you think we have had all the elections that we need then you are doomed to disappointment! On May 7th we will have no less than 4 elections on the same day. We will elect a Liverpool City Region … 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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Spend money on services not politicians

Today I have welcomed the call by City Region Mayor, Steve Rotheram, to scrap the role of Elected Police Commissioner and stop the chaos of Liverpool citizens voting four times next year. Early last year we moved in the City … Continue reading

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A Farcical Meeting but with largely the right outcomes

At yesterday’s Council meeting we had a mixture of anger, dissembling and just misleading statements from the Mayor of Liverpool but eventually he revealed that he agreed with the Lib Dems on two crucial issues Where should I start with … Continue reading

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“Break the Power of Westminster and Whitehall” – Liverpool Council urged

Too many decisions are made in Whitehall and Westminster by people who have no idea about our local circumstances. We need to bring decisions back to our area and all the other regions of England. Liverpool’s Liberal Democrat Group are … Continue reading

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Uncle Joe loses his Mo-Jo!

This man is supposed to be the Mayor of Liverpool. He behaves  much more like the Clown Prince! There comes a time in most political cycles when you can feel the change coming. It’s a bit like a storm. It … Continue reading

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