Has Labour been using Wirral Council email addresses for party political purposes?

Has Labour been using Wirral Council email addresses for party political purposes?

Has Labour been using Wirral Council email addresses for party political purposes?

                            

An email (copy of which is below) was sent to Cllr Brian Kenny (to his Wirral Council email address) from the political assistant (using her Wirral Council email address) based in the Labour Office at Wirral Council. By the use of the word “All” in the email it was sent to others too.
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In scenes of dog-whistle politics which councillors recommended (8:7) that Cabinet withdraws its unpopular Dog Control Public Space Protection Order proposals?

In scenes of dog-whistle politics which councillors recommended (8:7) that Cabinet withdraws its unpopular Dog Control Public Space Protection Order proposals?

In scenes of dog-whistle politics which councillors recommended (8:7) that Cabinet withdraws its unpopular Dog Control Public Space Protection Order proposals?

                                    

Committee Rooms 1 and 2 were full of members of the public to hear and see what happened Wallasey Town Hall Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee 15th January 2019
Committee Rooms 1 and 2 were full of members of the public to hear and see what happened, Wallasey Town Hall (Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee) 15th January 2019

Councillors on Wirral Council’s Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee in a sensational 8:7 vote, voted in favour of a Conservative amendment proposed by Cllr Chris Blakeley to recommend that Cabinet withdraw its proposals for a Dog Control Public Space Protection Order.

Earlier at the start of the meeting, in a discussion on moving the public meeting to the Civic Hall, the Chair Cllr Tony Jones had suggested ending the Council’s webcast for the rest of the meeting, yet had to smile when a dog interrupted him howling sadly at his suggestion.
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Why will councillors on Merseyside Fire and Rescue Authority only be shown a confidential report to be discussed on Thursday afternoon on the day of the meeting itself?

Why will councillors on Merseyside Fire and Rescue Authority only be shown a confidential report to be discussed on Thursday afternoon on the day of the meeting itself?

Why will councillors on Merseyside Fire and Rescue Authority only be shown a confidential report to be discussed on Thursday afternoon on the day of the meeting itself?

                                  

Cllr Dave Hanratty (Chair, Merseyside Fire and Rescue Authority) 22nd February 2018
Cllr Dave Hanratty (Chair, Merseyside Fire and Rescue Authority) 22nd February 2018

The author of this piece had the secrecy of two previously secret reports about fire station closures to Merseyside Fire and Rescue Authority overturned as a result of a consent order in First-tier Tribunal case EA/2016/0054.

A public meeting of Merseyside Fire and Rescue Authority’s Community Safety and Protection Committee that was originally planned for Thursday afternoon starting at 1.00 pm has been cancelled and replaced with a public meeting of the entire Merseyside Fire and Rescue Authority (all eighteen councillors and the Police and Crime Commissioner will be invited).
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Councillors on Merseyside Fire and Rescue Authority face decision on 2.99% council tax increase proposal

Councillors on Merseyside Fire and Rescue Authority face decision on 2.99% council tax increase proposal

Councillors on Merseyside Fire and Rescue Authority face decision on 2.99% council tax increase proposal

                                    

Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service 4th August 2012 photo 16 pink fire engine
Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service 4th August 2012 photo 16 pink fire engine

The eighteen councillors on the Merseyside Fire and Rescue Authority will be meeting in public on Thursday 22nd February (starting at 1.00 pm) in the Liverpool Suite, Merseyside Fire and Rescue Headquarters, Bridle Road, Bootle, L30 4YD to decide on a proposed 2.99% increase to council tax from 2018-19 (starting from the 1st April 2018).
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Flaybrick Cemetery – What will happen next? (Claughton byelection)

Flaybrick Cemetery – What will happen next? (Claughton byelection)

Flaybrick Cemetery – What will happen next? (Claughton byelection)

                                   

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Flaybrick Cemetery – What happens next?

John Brace at Flaybrick Cemetery 28th April 2017
John Brace at Flaybrick Cemetery 28th April 2017

Leonora recorded this brief video of myself speaking about the problems at Flaybrick Cemetery. I need to learn better to continue to face the camera as I’m speaking as when I turn to refer to what’s behind me, sound quality can be an issue.

Flaybrick Cemetery over the years has had problems with flytipping and damage to its walls. The area I filmed in called Crossways is mainly Magenta Living