Labour Party ask the Hon. Mrs Justice Jennifer Eady DBE to keep report titled “The work of the Labour Party’s Governance and Legal Unit in relation to antisemitism 2014-2019” confidential and for 70% of their legal costs

Labour Party ask the Hon. Mrs Justice Jennifer Eady DBE to keep report titled “The work of the Labour Party’s Governance and Legal Unit in relation to antisemitism 2014-2019” confidential and for 70% of their legal costs

Labour Party ask the Hon. Mrs Justice Jennifer Eady DBE to keep report titled “The work of the Labour Party’s Governance and Legal Unit in relation to antisemitism 2014-2019” confidential and for 70% of their legal costs

                                               

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Royal Courts of Justice, London, UK (resized). Picture credit sjiong, made available under the CC BY-SA 2.0 licence
Royal Courts of Justice, London, UK (resized). Picture credit sjiong, made available under the CC BY-SA 2.0 licence.

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Councillors heckled at meeting of Liverpool City Council’s Environment and Climate Change Select Committee

Councillors heckled at meeting of Liverpool City Council’s Environment and Climate Change Select Committee

Councillors heckled at meeting of Liverpool City Council’s Environment and Climate Change Select Committee

                                

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Environment and Climate Change Select Committee (Liverpool City Council) 16th December 2019 Part 1 of 5

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Environment and Climate Change Select Committee (Liverpool City Council) 16th December 2019 Part 5 of 5

Environment and Climate Change Committee (Liverpool City Council) 17th December 2019
Environment and Climate Change Committee (Liverpool City Council) 17th December 2019

Liverpool, always the home of progressivism had suffered a bit of a setback to its revolutionary verve of late and a public meeting of Liverpool City Council’s Environment and Climate Change Select Committee happened like a Balzacian play about the Ancien Régime set in the time of the French Revolution (indeed one suggestion made during the meeting was for a citizens’ assembly).
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EXCLUSIVE: What was in the email from the Labour Party in April 2019 that stated “We are determined to ensure that Labour retains control of the council, and looks to increase the number of Labour councillors in the local election”?

EXCLUSIVE: What was in the email from the Labour Party in April 2019 that stated “We are determined to ensure that Labour retains control of the council, and looks to increase the number of Labour councillors in the local election”?

EXCLUSIVE: What was in the email from the Labour Party in April 2019 that stated “We are determined to ensure that Labour retains control of the council, and looks to increase the number of Labour councillors in the local election”?

                                  

Cllr Stuart Whittingham (left) who was the paid organiser referred to in the email
Cllr Stuart Whittingham (left) who was the paid organiser referred to in the email

The result of the elections of twenty-two councillors to Wirral Council in May 2019 were that Labour lost its overall majority and its number of seats dropped by two councillors.

Below is the text of an email sent from the then Deputy Regional Director Andy Smith for Labour North West to all Labour agents and candidates on the Wirral in the middle of April 2019.
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Who is on the Joint Health Scrutiny Committee to discuss the consultation over the closure of Walk-In Centres and what will be discussed at its public meeting tonight?

Who is on the Joint Health Scrutiny Committee to discuss the consultation over the closure of Walk-In Centres and what will be discussed at its public meeting tonight?

Who is on the Joint Health Scrutiny Committee to discuss the consultation over the closure of Walk-In Centres and what will be discussed at its public meeting tonight?

                                         

Arrowe Park Walk In Centre 8th November 2018
Arrowe Park Walk In Centre 8th November 2018

Updated 5:27pm 1.7.2019 to reflect Wirral Council’s changed position on webcasting the meeting.

On Monday 1st July 2019 starting at 6.00 pm in the Council Chamber (1st floor) at Wallasey Town Hall, Brighton Street, Seacombe, CH44 8ED the Wirral & Cheshire West and Chester Joint Scrutiny Committee meets for its second public meeting to consider the consultation (which ran from 12th September 2018 to the 20th December 2018) on the closures of walk in centres. This public meeting was originally supposed to happen in February 2019, was then rearranged to June 2019 (that public meeting was then cancelled) and finally rearranged to the 1st July 2019.

Councillors Yvonne Nolan (Labour), Tony Norbury (Labour) and Mary Jordan (Conservative) are the 3 Wirral Council councillors on it. Councillors Kate Cernik (Labour), Michael Edwardson (Labour) and Lynn Riley (Conservative) are the 3 Chester West and Chester councillors on it.
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Who’s in Wirral Council’s Cabinet and how does it propose to change decision making?

Who’s in Wirral Council’s Cabinet and how does it propose to change decision making?

Who’s in Wirral Council’s Cabinet and how does it propose to change decision making?

                                  

Cllr Pat Hackett (Leader of Wirral Council) 14th May 2019
Cllr Pat Hackett (Leader of Wirral Council) 14th May 2019

On the agenda of a public meeting of Wirral Council’s Cabinet on Monday 24th June 2019 are proposed changes to how the Cabinet makes decisions as well as a proposal that certain decisions made by Wirral Council employees are published and are subject to the call-in procedure by councillors.
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