Tag Archives: Tony Reeves

Resignation of Tony Reeves

I am really saddened but not surprised at today’s announcement that our Chief Executive, Tony Reeves has resigned from the Council’s employment. He is carrying the can for 12 years of disgraceful Labour leadership at Liverpool City Council. His actions … Continue reading

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Government Commissioners likened to Dads Army

Today I have likened the role of the Government’s Commissioners in Liverpool to asking Dad’s Army to lead the assault on the Normandy beaches on D Day. I have taken my concerns further in a letter to the new Secretary … Continue reading

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An absurd defence from Nick Kavanagh and Joe Anderson

I am sorry I missed the Industrial Tribunal relating to Nick Kavanagh last week as I was out of the City. It seems to have descended into a farce given the reported comments of Kavanagh and our much un-missed former … Continue reading

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You can only empty a cess pit one bucket at a time

I have been really saddened by the way that Labour and ex-Labour members have been trying to make a scapegoat of Liverpool’s Chief Executive, Tony Reeves, to cover up their own part in creating the worst council in the UK. … Continue reading

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Why the Waterloo Dock recommendation is a milestone for Liverpool

In the agenda for next week’s planning committee there is a recommendation from our chief planning officer that a planning application for the development of a bland and banal residential block on the river front at Waterloo Dock should be … Continue reading

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What has 2022 in store for Liverpool?

Speaking after the Battle of Egypt in 1942 Sir Winston Churchill spoke these oft repeated words, “This is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning”. At … Continue reading

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We must honour not dishonour those that died for our freedoms

This year I will be attending two Remembrance events. The second of these will be at the Anglican Cathedral on Sunday. The first of these has already been held  on Armistice Day and I was so concerned at what I … Continue reading

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The ghost of Joe Anderson still costs the Council dear

The cost of the legacy of Joe Anderson is still mounting up with a report to next week’s Cabinet indicating costs to improve the Council of £2.5 million over the next 3 years. The costs include the costs of the … Continue reading

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What did I know about Liverpool’s scandals?!

Since I became Leader of the Liverpool Lib Dems in 2012, I have received hundreds of tip offs by email about bad behaviour in the Council. Some days I get 6 or 7 and I have a number of regular … Continue reading

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Silence should be golden in Liverpool at the moment

I know that many people, including me, are getting frustrated at the length of time enquiries into the work of Liverpool’s regeneration department are taking at the moment. I get loads of emails almost every day telling me of new … Continue reading

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