What did the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Merseyside spend money on in the 2020-21 financial year?

What did the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Merseyside spend money on in the 2020-21 financial year?

What did the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Merseyside spend money on in the 2020-21 financial year?

                                                       

By John Brace (Editor)
and
Leonora Brace (Co-Editor)

First publication date: Friday 3rd September 2021, 9:31 PM (BST).

I’ll start this piece by pointing out that the expenditure detailed below by the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Merseyside happened during the previous 2020-21 financial year when the Police and Crime Commissioner was Jane Kennedy. Since then a new Police and Crime Commissioner for Merseyside Emily Spurrell was elected and sworn in.

Below are three invoices for a Ghost police dog statue. Ghost was a Merseyside police dog who died on duty in 2016 and the statue is in the grounds of the Operational Command Centre. The total price of the bronze statue was £16,525.
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Wirral Council’s Labour and Green councillors vote for increased on and off street car parking charges despite opposition from Conservative and Lib Dem councillors

Wirral Council’s Labour and Green councillors vote for increased on and off street car parking charges despite opposition from Conservative and Lib Dem councillors

Wirral Council’s Labour and Green councillors vote for increased on and off street car parking charges despite opposition from Conservative and Lib Dem councillors

                                                         

Fort Perch Rock Car Park, New Brighton, Wirral (29th June 2015)
Fort Perch Rock Car Park, New Brighton, Wirral (29th June 2015)

By John Brace (Editor)
and
Leonora Brace (Co-Editor)

First publication date: Wednesday 11th August 2021, 11:44 AM (BST).

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Decision Review Committee (Wirral Council) 29th July 2021 Car Parking Charges Call In

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Decision Review Committee (Wirral Council) 10th August 2021 Car Parking Charges Call In

At the end of two lengthy public meetings which you can watch above (and you can read a report on the previous adjourned meeting here), a majority of councillors voted to uphold the decision of Wirral Council’s Environment, Climate Emergency and Transport Committee to go ahead with car parking charges options 1, 3 and 4 (as outlined in this report. The changes were opposed by Conservative and Lib Dem councillors but voted through by Labour and Green councillors, however Lib Dem councillor Chris Carubia voted in favour to consult on charges at new locations and increase charges at existing locations that charge.
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After consultation government proposes to use higher 803 Local Plan figure for new households on the Wirral but insists it isn’t a “target”

After consultation government proposes to use higher 803 Local Plan figure for new households on the Wirral but insists it isn’t a “target”

After consultation government proposes to use higher 803 Local Plan figure for new households on the Wirral but insists it isn’t a “target”

                                             

House building on the Wirral 2018
House building on the Wirral 2018

Last year, the Office of National Statistics published new figures which changed the household projections for the Wirral Council’s Local Plan from 803 a year to 477 a year. The difference being around 226 households a year.
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Councillors resolve to have meeting in February 2019 to consider whether consultation on Walk In Centres was “adequate”

Councillors resolve to have meeting in February 2019 to consider whether consultation on Walk In Centres was “adequate”

Councillors resolve to have meeting in February 2019 to consider whether consultation on Walk In Centres was “adequate”

                                    

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Wirral and Cheshire West and Chester Joint Health Scrutiny Committee 11th December 2018

Cllr Ben Powell (left) Wirral and Cheshire West and Chester Joint Health Scrutiny Committee 11th December 2018
Cllr Ben Powell (left) Wirral and Cheshire West and Chester Joint Health Scrutiny Committee 11th December 2018

Last week was the first public meeting of the Wirral and Cheshire West and Chester Joint Health Scrutiny Committee to discuss the Wirral Clinical Commissioning Group consultation on Walk In Centres and Minor Injuries Units.

The consultation finished on the 12th December 2018.
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What did councillors recommend about the Wirral CCG consultation to close (for adults) 3 Walk-In Centres and 3 Minor Injuries Units?

What did councillors recommend about the Wirral CCG consultation to close (for adults) 3 Walk-In Centres and 3 Minor Injuries Units?

What did councillors recommend about the Wirral CCG consultation to close (for adults) 3 Walk-In Centres and 3 Minor Injuries Units?

                                                  

Dr Mantgani talking to the Adult Care and Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee (Wirral Council) 12th November 2018 about the Urgent Care Review consultation
Dr Mantgani talking to the Adult Care and Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee (Wirral Council) 12th November 2018 about the Urgent Care Review consultation

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