Posts Tagged “liverpool city council”

In other news… Kemp4Liverpool, Duwayne4London, Tod4Winchester, Salmond4Inquiry, and more…

by Stephen Tall on April 9, 2012

Here’s a round-up of stories we haven’t had time to cover on the site this past few days… Liverpool elected mayor candidates announced (BBC News) Twelve candidates have been nominated to stand as Liverpool’s first directly elected mayor. Nominations closed at midday and voters will go to the polls on 3 May. Among the 12 […]

In other news… Vince upsets Tories, Liverpool to choose mayor, Radcliffe hexes Clegg, and Hughes settles with Murdoch

by Stephen Tall on February 12, 2012

Here’s a round-up of stories we haven’t had time to cover on the site this past week… Cable sticks by Les Ebdon as his choice of ‘university tsar’ – the Lib Dem business secretary is opening up a rift in the Coalition: Business Secretary Vince Cable is standing by his candidate to head the university […]

Lib Dem councillor faces investigation over Facebook photo storm

by Stephen Tall on June 11, 2010

The Liverpool Daily Post reports on the latest incident of a councillor landing themselves in hot water as a result of a posting on social networking site Facebook. Lib Dem councillor Sharon Green is alleged to have posted a photo of disabled people “with text comparing them with the city’s Labour group”: Cllr Sharon Green, […]

The cost of pavement politics

by Stephen Tall on August 25, 2009

What’s cost the taxpayer £82m over the last five years? Answer: compensation claims against county councils and unitary authorities by members of the public who have tripped on pavements. The figures from 90 local authorities were obtained by the Lib (…)

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