Posted by: John Brace | 17 May 2016

Cllr Pat Hackett elected as Wirral’s new Mayor for 2016/17

Cllr Pat Hackett elected as Wirral’s new Mayor for 2016/17


Mayor Cllr Pat Hackett at the Annual Council meeting of Wirral Council 16th May 2016

Mayor Cllr Pat Hackett at the Annual Council meeting of Wirral Council 16th May 2016

After the recent elections, the new year at Wirral Council began with the election of Cllr Pat Hackett as Mayor in front of hundreds of invited guests in the Civic Hall.

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Annual Council (Part 1) 16th May 2016 Part 1 of 2

Outgoing Mayor of Wirral Cllr Les Rowlands giving a speech about his Mayoral year at the Annual meeting of Wirral Council 16th May 2016

Outgoing Mayor of Wirral Cllr Les Rowlands giving a speech about his Mayoral year at the Annual meeting of Wirral Council 16th May 2016

Outgoing Mayor Cllr Les Rowlands gave a brief summary of his Mayoral year. During the year he had raised money for his three charities which were the North West Air Ambulance, Friends of Clatterbridge and the Alzheimer’s Society. His scariest moment during his year was scaling the 170 foot spire of St James Church in New Brighton to affix a new cross.

Cllr Phil Davies nominated fellow Labour councillor Cllr Pat Hackett to be Mayor and gave a brief speech about Cllr Pat Hackett’s life before he became a councillor for New Brighton in 1994. There were no other nominations so Cllr Pat Hackett was elected Mayor.

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Mayor Cllr Pat Hackett (perhaps not unsurprisingly) managed to talk at length about New Brighton and his life including a time he spent managing football teams. He talked enthusiastically about the regeneration of New Brighton and his time as Cabinet Member. His charities this year would be Wallasey Sea Cadets and the Wirral Narrowboat Trust. There would also be a general fund to make small donations to local charities that weren’t as well-known. Mayor Cllr Pat Hackett hoped everyone would enjoy the entertainment and told everyone that the food would be coming soon.

Cllr Ann McLachlan was elected unopposed as Deputy Mayor. The meeting was then adjourned to Tuesday evening when the rest of the business will be dealt with in the more usual venue of the Council Chamber. Following refurbishment, the Civic Hall at Wallasey Town Hall is available for hire.

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  1. G’day John

    Did the new “Dunny Chain Wearer” mention his beloved community centre that had no business that he paid Wirral “Funny” Bizz for, was it one, two or three business plans at £3,000.00 per go that were a croc of shit anyway.

    Ask “Highbrow” John he has the data base and was accosted by this buffoon on the train on his way home from chess.



    Expect a lot of functions at the community centre John his aim will be to regenerate it.

    What a fool.

    • As far as I remember he didn’t refer to the community centre in his speech, although the video is above if you want to check that for yourself.

      Changing the subject slightly, it may interest you to hear that Cllr Adrian Jones has left the Cabinet.

      • G’day John

        Did the welsh leprechaun get injured with a backfiring knife stabbing one of his ‘mates’ in the back?

        He will be no loss to the good people of wirral and he should take missus bilong him “Nurse Rat” with him they are both a disgrace after “Highbrow” was led to believe they were going to sort out Wirral “Funny” Bizz some five yeras ago.



        Good riddens to rotten crud.

        • Just for information Cllr Chris Jones is still in the Cabinet.

  2. Don’t understand why we need a mayor, more money down the pan!

  3. G’day John

    This clowncil get more and more stupid by the day.

    Their rubbish local propaganda sheet

    Get a kick out of golf – thousands take up new sports craze footgolf in Wirral

    This has to be the idea of the idiot with a football shirt with his name on the back “AdderleyDadderleyDooLally”.

    I can see him dragging “The Chamber Potty” around Arrowe Park with her carrying his spare balls.



    This game will take over from the ‘beautiful game’……find someone at wirral who can speak their own mind other than Stuart Kelly.

  4. G’day John

    On reflection.

    After playing semi-pro football for 21 years and pitch and putt at Arrowe Park in the 60’s, often, who is going to play this ridiculous game more than once?

    For god’s sake who are these idiots?

    AdderleyDadderleyDooDa and “Phil the Very Very Deluded Dill” with their dodgy hips?



  5. It never ceases to amaze me how fully grown mature men and women, both sexes are equally capable of pissing me off, are capable of humiliating themselves by agreeing to wear the Mayor’s costume.
    I’d never agree to wear it. I’d sooner be present at the birth of Kerry Katona’s latest child delivery and eat the placenta than agree to wear that lace ruff, the little jacket adorned with its highly polished silver buttons, the brass buckled shoes and those hellishly tight white britches that flatten the scrotum and distort the shape of a mans testicals.
    What’s more, if ever some twat ever tapped on my door and said, ‘you are the new Mayor’, I’d tell them to clear off and appoint some other fool who was prepared to prostitute their dignity by dressing up as Dick bloody Whittington and be required to wear that weighty chain of office that’s been hung around the necks of many other fools who lacked personal pride because they yearned and thirsted to see their name engraved on a wooden plaque that announced ‘i was once the Mayor’.

  6. G’day John

    Why do they continue to treat people like fools?

    The rubbish paper from over Kev and Stella’s Stinking Stagnant Wirral Waters

    Could new Everton stadium prove attractive to docks owner Peel?

    The unnamed expert in this article John is probably AdderleyDadderleyDooLally the wizard of stagnation that for wirral did????????????????????????

    Took the dosh under false pretences.

    “Phil the Very Very Deluded Dill” will be suggesting AdderleyDadderleyDooLally’s cess pit as the preferred site for the blue noses.

    They will build in a golf course to so the football fans can play around like AdderleyDadderleyDooLally when the team is in the championship.



    Suddenly looking brighter for labor.

  7. G’day John

    Their rubbish local propaganda sheet bragging and boasting

    Wirral businesses win accolades in Liverpool Tourism Awards

    Couldn’t find an article about the compulsory redundancies at Cammel Turds who are all over “The Chamber Pot” like a cheap suit.

    Coincidence? With them having the ex-super duper director of stagnation AdderleyDadderleyDooLally ?????????????



    • I think there was an article not so long ago about proposed redundancies at Cammell Lairds, despite the award of the £200 million contract from the Natural Environment Research Council to build “Boaty McBoatface” (now named RRS Sir David Attenborough).

  8. G’day John

    Please tell me it is a mistake on the planned meetings page on wirral’s site.

    They wouldn’t have the cheek and audacity to have the scum bag, stab you in the back, friend, or, foe “Pretend Friend” of the Wirral “Funny” Bizz £2,000,000.00 knock off as thicker than the chair Chair of The Fudge It and Risk It Mis-Management Committee surely?

    The first person outside of AdderleyDadderleyDooLally and “The Chamber Potty” to know of all that dosh being taken and then led “Highbrow” up the garden path for the past five years with ridiculous comments like “You’ve won boyo you can’t take the teeth out of a corpse” and “You don’t know how it works boyo”, laughing at the honourable, honest “Highbrow”.

    Ecca step in now.

    He does know how it works and that is not a good thing!



    • Well you can always come along to the next public meeting of the Audit and Risk Management Committee and see for yourself!

      However yes Wirral Council’s website lists Cllr Adrian Jones as the Chair of the Audit and Risk Management Committee.

      • G’day John

        I suppose they have to have someone with something to lose to keep the Wirral “Funny” Bizz conspiracy a conspiracy.

        Ecca really needs to do something about the senior men in labor with Wirralgate and Wirral “Funny” Bizz still not resolved.



        • Wirral biz just keeps burbling along like a minor stream in a patch of land that has “Trespassers Keep Out: Government Land”.

          If somebody walks past this one they get:

          “Trespassers will be shot!”

          followed by

          “Whistleblowers/media keep out!”

          Trouble is when the stream floods and becomes a threat, everyone who could do something is too scared away by the above notices to do anything other than shrug their shoulders and say, “Oh I told you we should’ve stopped this stream when it was just a trickle, but it’s got too big and it’s too late now!”.

          • G’day John

            Can’t wait to see that DCLG Report because “Highbrow” had many conversations with their auditor Walker.

            By the same token he had many conversations with Beverley Edwards, Dave Garry, Adrian Jones etc etc etc to no avail so it won’t go away John until they resolve it.

            I won’t hold my breath waiting for the gutless, acne ridden Mrs Robinson he is probably still cowering under his desk since cardin attempted to say G’day.

            They picked a real pumpkin with him and gave him £200,000.00 plus a year to be one.



            • As the Douglas Adams quote goes,

              “But the plans were on display…”
              “On display? I eventually had to go down to the cellar to find them.”
              “That’s the display department.”
              “With a flashlight.”
              “Ah, well, the lights had probably gone.”
              “So had the stairs.”
              “But look, you found the notice, didn’t you?”
              “Yes,” said Arthur, “yes I did. It was on display in the bottom of a locked filing cabinet stuck in a disused lavatory with a sign on the door saying ‘Beware of the Leopard.”

              which probably explains what you’d have to do to get your hands on that DCLG report.

              Conversations can be easily denied or forgotten. People can easily get busy and forget what they’ve been told. Best instead to leave an audit trail of letters and emails that survive a person leaving their job.

              In fact this BIG/ISUS matter seems to have affected the workforce involved with it at a rate of losing their jobs like the bubonic plague!

              Surely you mean Mr Robinson, not Mrs Robinson?

  9. G’day John

    Good luck to this lot that don’t have the dirt, filth and crud on the clowncil like the ex-employees.

    Their local rubbish propaganda sheet

    Wirral residents dismayed as council withdraws healthy living scheme

    This lot have got no hope of beating the bullies unless an ex-employee tips them off with some of the filth and sludge they had on the clowncil that got them back their gym passes back.



    • Ex-employees have nothing to lose (apart from maybe their pension which is also controlled by Wirral Council) if they speak out.

      Retired employees also have the free time to deal with the efforts one needs to go to to change things.

      The Labour Party can’t be seen not to be on the side of the workers as the trade unions can always pull the plug on funding Labour candidates’ election campaigns. Or the trade unions can threaten to withdraw funding to the Labour Party if they don’t get what they want.

      In fact you’ll find pretty much all Labour councillors have some sort of trade union background.

  10. G’day John

    I went to my friends kids sports carnival yesterday in Cheshire and it was wonderful to see the innocence, honesty and fair play of english youth.

    Whatever happened to those absolute scum bag labor clowncillors at wirral along the way most of whom grew up in Cheshire?

    An absolute disgrace to the human race.