What did the public ask at the last public meeting of the Wallasey Constituency Committee?

What did the public ask at the last public meeting of the Wallasey Constituency Committee?

What did the public ask at the last public meeting of the Wallasey Constituency Committee?

                                                   

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Wallasey Constituency Committee (Wirral Council) 12th March 2019 Part 1 of 2

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Wallasey Constituency Committee (Wirral Council) 12th March 2019 Part 2 of 2

Father Leon Ostaszewski asking questions at the last meeting of the Wallasey Constituency Committee 12th March 2019
Father Leon Ostaszewski asking questions at the last meeting of the Wallasey Constituency Committee 12th March 2019

Yesterday saw the last Wallasey Constituency Committee public meeting in Committee Room 1 at Wallasey Town Hall as next month it will be no more.

Indeed, its Chair Labour Cllr Bernie Mooney is also leaving as a councillor in a few weeks.
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Is Wirral Council’s budget sustainable or is it being propped up by one-off sales of land and buildings?

Is Wirral Council’s budget sustainable or is it being propped up by one-off sales of land and buildings?

Is Wirral Council’s budget sustainable or is it being propped up by one-off sales of land and buildings?

                             

Vue Cinema (Birkenhead) 9th February 2019
Vue Cinema (Birkenhead) 9th February 2019

This is a collaborative piece with The Bureau of Investigative Journalism who we would like to thank for all their help.

Tonight (if you’re reading this on the day of publication) Wirral Council councillors decide at a public meeting on their 2019-20 budget (which includes a recommendation to put peoples’ council tax up).
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Wirral Council’s Labour Cabinet recommend council tax rise for 2019-20

Wirral Council’s Labour Cabinet recommend council tax rise for 2019-20

Wirral Council’s Labour Cabinet recommend council tax rise for 2019-20

                                               

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Cabinet (Wirral Council) Budget Meeting 18th February 2019 Part 1 of 3

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Cabinet (Wirral Council) Budget Meeting 18th February 2019 Part 2 of 3

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Cabinet (Wirral Council) Budget Meeting 18th February 2019 Part 3 of 3

Cllr Janette Williamson (left) addressing Wirral Council’s Cabinet about the 2019-20 Budget 18th February 2019
Cllr Janette Williamson (Cabinet Member for Finance & Resources) (left) addressing Wirral Council’s Cabinet about the 2019-20 Budget 18th February 2019

Wirral Council’s Labour Cabinet met yesterday morning to make a recommendation to a public meeting of all Wirral Council councillors to be held on the 4th March 2019 for Wirral Council’s budget for the 2019-20 financial year.
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How much will your council tax go up by from April 2019 (if you live on the Wirral)?

How much will your council tax go up by from April 2019 (if you live on the Wirral)?

How much will your council tax go up by from April 2019 (if you live on the Wirral)?

                                         

Cllr Phil Davies (right) 27th September 2018
Cllr Phil Davies (right) 27th September 2018

Wirral Council’s Cabinet meets next Monday morning to decide on Labour’s Budget for Wirral Council for 2019-20.

The budget will then be formally approved at a public meeting of all Wirral Council councillors on the evening of the 4th March 2019.
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How much did the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority agree to increase council tax in Wirral, Liverpool, St Helens, Knowsley, Sefton and Halton from the 1st April 2019?

How much did the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority agree to increase council tax in Wirral, Liverpool, St Helens, Knowsley, Sefton and Halton from the 1st April 2019?

How much did the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority agree to increase council tax in Wirral, Liverpool, St Helens, Knowsley, Sefton and Halton from the 1st April 2019?

                             

Mayor Steve Rotheram (Liverpool City Region Combined Authority) 1st February 2019
Mayor Steve Rotheram (Liverpool City Region Combined Authority) 1st February 2019

Last Friday afternoon, LCRCA (Liverpool City Region Combined Authority) Mayor Steve Rotheram (pictured above) proposed a budget for 2019-20 that included rises in council tax.
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