Libraries saved

I have confirmed that none of our libraries will close. There is much to be proud about our library service – whether it … More

A vote for change

One thing that’s clear about the Scottish referendum results is that everyone who voted (yes or no) has voted for change. … More

New Mayoral Leads

At next week’s Council AGM I will be proposing some additional Mayoral Leads to work with me and the Cabinet to … More

New Cabinet positions

Today I am confirming the appointment of two new members of my Cabinet designed to make Liverpool a more successful and … More


We are about to face one of the toughest weeks in the history of Liverpool City Council – a week that … More

Why justice can’t be rushed

This week I spent 2 hours with the Deputy Chair of the Independent Police Complaints Commission together with her team at … More

My message for 2014

  The year 2013 really was a year of ups and downs for Liverpool and I would like to take a … More

In tribute to Mandela…

In many ways you could argue that Nelson Mandela and his fight for freedom and social justice inspired me to enter … More