Not long to the local elections in May now. This article explains why we all need to campaign
“Where else can investors get UNESCO World Heritage views, a working port and dock system, award-winning schools and colleges and a local authority with a proven track record of supporting business?” Council Leader Phil Davies
Wirral Council is outlining a £150 investment plan, including major redevelopment of Birkenhead and developments elsewhere including Bidston Moss and Woodside. MORE
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In the winter crisis of 2000, Tony Blair promised to bring the UK up to the EU average – and Labour did. Its 7% rises saw the service measurably improve. But the NHS only reached that EU average briefly, before plunging down again.
The government hasn’t lied, or not quite. NHS funds have grown annually, but at just 0.9% a year for 10 years to 2020. It has never had so little. Since 1948 it has had an average 4% more a year, as numbers of the old rise, and expensive new technology and drugs save extra lives. MORE
A WIRRAL maritime company can now push ahead with expansion plans that include creating more than 30 jobs, after a successful bid for council funding. MORE
Congratulations to Bill McGenity, who earlier this evening was selected by members of the branch to be our candidate in the local council elections on 5th May.