Councillors pause £129.9m pooled budget with the Wirral CCG for further scrutiny

Councillors pause £129.9m pooled budget with the Wirral CCG for further scrutiny

Councillors on Wirral Council’s Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee will review Cabinet decision to consult on changes to bin collections at a public meeting on Tuesday 26th July 2016 starting at 4.00 pm

Councillor Stuart Kelly explains to the Coordinating Committee why he disagrees with the Cabinet decision about Forest Schools and Healthy Homes 18th September 2014 Committee Room 1, Wallasey Town Hall

Councillors on Wirral Council’s Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee will review Cabinet decision to consult on changes to bin collections at a public meeting on Tuesday 26th July 2016 starting at 4.00 pm

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

What did a 3 year FOI battle with Wirral Council reveal about councillors’ equipment and training?

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What did a 3 year FOI battle with Wirral Council reveal about councillors’ equipment and training?                                                      A fortnight ago, required to do so by ICO decision notice FS50596346 Wirral Council finally provided some more information in response to my FOI request first made on the 29th March 2013. I will point out (in case…… Continue reading What did a 3 year FOI battle with Wirral Council reveal about councillors’ equipment and training?

Wirral West Constituency Committee asks Wirral Council’s Cabinet to decide not to close Girtrell Court

Bernard Halley (left) talking about Girtrell Court at the Wirral West Constituency Committee 11th February 2016 L to R (foreground) Bernard Halley, David L to R (background) Graham Hodkinson, Cllr Matthew Patrick

Wirral West Constituency Committee asks Wirral Council’s Cabinet to decide not to close Girtrell Court                                                                   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WlQmqIXFhcQ?t=2m53s Wirral West Constituency Committee 11th February 2016 Part 1 of 6 starting at agenda item 8 (Community Question Time) The question time item at the last Wirral West Constituency Committee was dominated by questions about Girtrell Court. Girtrell…… Continue reading Wirral West Constituency Committee asks Wirral Council’s Cabinet to decide not to close Girtrell Court