Monthly Archives: December 2016

UPDATE – Homeless man has his possessions drenched by Debenhams security guard in Portsmouth

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A Merry Christmas and a Prosperous 2017 To All Our Readers

24th December 2016

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Dear @Tom_Watson/@IainMcNicol: re #fakenews #Wallasey accusations

Originally posted on The SKWAWKBOX:
Dear Iain McNicol and Tom Watson, You will be well aware of the ongoing situation in Wallasey CLP, which remains suspended months after allegations of supposed abuse were made against it. I’ve been asked to…

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#Brickgate – and the Alternative “Reality” of Conor Pope

23rd December 2016 Five months on, The Guardian have made an important correction to this article: We should emphasise that it’s only this article that’s been corrected.  All the other #FakeNews printed throughout summer 2016 still stands uncorrected and as nails … Continue reading

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BIG Fund – The Wirral Council Leader’s Dishonesty Becomes Compounded

21st December 2016 See 10:47 onwards. Item 5 on the agenda. Thanks go to John Brace for filming the event and providing the footage. Also deserving of praise is Nigel Hobro who attended to ask a very pertinent question regarding … Continue reading

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The “Most Improved Council”: Do As We Say, Not As We Do.

18th December 2016 We the public don’t get to see the disciplinary records for Wirral’s councillors – or anybody’s councillors for that matter – because sadly they’re highly sensitive and an internal party political matter.  But hey, how useful it … Continue reading

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Labour. A Scorched Earth Policy?

https://skwawkbox.org/2016/12/13/mcnicol-responds-to-wallasey-exec-report-investigating-them-for-writing-it/ 13th December 2016

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McNicol responds to Wallasey exec report – investigating them for writing it

Originally posted on The SKWAWKBOX:
Labour General Secretary Iain McNicol As regular readers of this blog will know, Wallasey CLP (Constituency Labour Party) has been suspended for months following allegations of homophobic and other abuse – allegations that proved to…

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#Brickgate – Angela Eagle’s PR man – Imran Ahmed – throws his weight around on Twitter

8th December 2016 The world of Public Relations is a strange, unusual realm, where the task of turning hot, steaming cowpats into objects of desire is a difficult business.  A trade where threats of libel are plucked from the air and thrown around … Continue reading

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Wirral Council Leader won’t let cuts / austerity / lack of funds get in the way of a sumptuous far east visit

5th December 2016 Leader Phil Davies recently accompanied Liverpool Mayor Joe Anderson on an autumn junket to the far east – for two whole weeks – beginning on Saturday 22nd October 2016. After a timely tip-off – which came in as … Continue reading

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