EXCLUSIVE: Wirral Council spent £1,009.35 on “media training” for councillors and a further £57,659.24 on legal costs over unreasonable land charges

EXCLUSIVE: Wirral Council spent £1,009.35 on “media training” for councillors and a further £57,659.24 on legal costs over unreasonable land charges

Labour councillors vote to hold Girtrell Court closure decision behind closed doors

Cllr Chris Blakeley explaining his notice of motion on Girtrell Court to Wirral Council councillors at a public meeting 14th March 2016

Labour councillors vote to hold Girtrell Court closure decision behind closed doors                                                        https://youtu.be/bFqtyh1j7xo?t=22m21s The first part of the debate on Girtrell Court can be watched in the video above (starting at the 22 minutes 21 seconds point) Councillors at yesterday evening’s meeting of Wirral Council debated a notice of motion on Girtrell Court proposed…… Continue reading Labour councillors vote to hold Girtrell Court closure decision behind closed doors

Why is a Labour councillor denying a vote took place on Girtrell Court?

Cllr Moira McLaughlin voting against Girtrell Court motion at Coordinating Committee 16th February 2016 thumbnail

Why is a Labour councillor denying a vote took place on Girtrell Court?                                                                As you can see from the still from a video I took of the Coordinating Committee meeting held on the 16th February 2016 Cllr Moira McLaughlin (second from the left in the background) is quite clearly voting on Cllr Phil Gilchrist/Cllr…… Continue reading Why is a Labour councillor denying a vote took place on Girtrell Court?

8 Labour councillors vote against motion asking for delay in closure of Girtrell Court until alternatives are in place

Labour councillors (except Cllr Christina Muspratt who abstained) voting against an opposition motion on Girtrell Court at the Coordinating Committee meeting on the 16th February 2016

8 Labour councillors vote against motion asking for delay in closure of Girtrell Court until alternatives are in place                                                       The two most read stories on this blog this month have been Why did Wirral Council’s Cabinet recommend closure of Girtrell Court despite a protest against closure and opposition from the trade unions? and .…… Continue reading 8 Labour councillors vote against motion asking for delay in closure of Girtrell Court until alternatives are in place