Cabinet meeting (Wirral Council) 22/02/2011 Part 1 – the Conservative/Lib Dem budget cometh and Labour is not happy

Well yesterday the Conservative & Lib Dem Cabinet “unveiled” their Wirral Council budget for 2011/2012. Labour’s (opposition) budget will arrive by noon on Friday the 25th February. Next Monday (1st March) the full Council will vote on the budget, although with 41 (yes I know it’s 42 including the Lib Dem Mayor but generally he…… Continue reading Cabinet meeting (Wirral Council) 22/02/2011 Part 1 – the Conservative/Lib Dem budget cometh and Labour is not happy

Merseyside Police Authority – Budget Meeting for 2010/2011

The Merseyside Police Authority’s Budget meeting was today when the Merseyside Police Authority set their budget for 2011/2012. Due to reductions in their budget, Merseyside Police will see a drop in police officers from the current 4,348.8 full-time equivalent officers at the end of this financial year to 4,178.8 full-time equivalent at the end of…… Continue reading Merseyside Police Authority – Budget Meeting for 2010/2011

Planning Committee – 15/2/2011 – Part 9 – Change of use from business premises to residential, Tranmere

Cllr Kenny said it would not set a precedent as each application would be decided on its merits. Cllr Kelly said he was not overly convinced that a loss of a small unit would be harmful to employment prospects. He asked for advice regarding reasons for approval and said it had been better in Claughton…… Continue reading Planning Committee – 15/2/2011 – Part 9 – Change of use from business premises to residential, Tranmere

Planning Committee – 15/2/2011 – Part 8 – Change of use from business premises to residential, Tranmere

Cllr Kenny sai he understood planning officers. However just a few yards away were residential properties. He said it was similar to item 10 and he had no objection to the application. He said exceptional circumstance dictated approval. Cllr Mitchell asked about proof. An officer said there was a difference between items 4 and 10.…… Continue reading Planning Committee – 15/2/2011 – Part 8 – Change of use from business premises to residential, Tranmere

Planning Committee – 15/2/2011 – Part 7 – Change of use from business premises to residential, Tranmere

The committee then considered item 4 – Change of use to two self contained ground floor apartments with single storey extension and rear staircase in Argyle Street South, Tranmere. The officer said that it was an application for a residence in an industrial area and there was not sufficient justification. Cllr Phil Davies (ward councillor…… Continue reading Planning Committee – 15/2/2011 – Part 7 – Change of use from business premises to residential, Tranmere