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New council houses to help those most in need

New council houses to help those most in need

Wirral’s Labour-led Housing Committee has recommended to the Council’s Policy & Resources committee the purchase of six new social rented housing properties to directly help those with the greatest need as part of the seven oaks project in Rock Ferry. Committee Chair Councillor Julie McManus says: “This is a really exciting time for the Borough. Wirral’s housing Strategy has supported…

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Wirral Labour budget saves key community assets

Wirral Labour budget saves key community assets

Wirral council’s Labour leadership has saved school crossing patrols, bin collections and the borough’s most prized leisure assets. At tonight’s full council meeting, Labour council leader Janette Williamson put forward a revised budget that received the support of the full council.  Among the key measures brought forward by the Labour administration and backed by opposition groups are plans to continue funding…

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Schools Not Expected Back on June 1st

Schools Not Expected Back on June 1st

Following a period of consultation with local school staff, parents, and trade unions, Wirral Borough Council has today issued a statement confirming that children will not be expected back into schools on June 1st, despite the Prime Minister’s announcement on May 10th that they would be reopening.   Commenting on the decision, Labour Group and Wirral Council Leader Pat Hackett…

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Bidston Councillors working together to tackle poverty

Bidston Councillors working together to tackle poverty

Across the Borough, communities have been decimated by the outbreak of Coronavirus. The pandemic has harmed people of all walks of life, and the effects have been physical, emotional and financial. Those in insecure work, the self-employed and people already struggling to make ends meet have the constant headache of keeping food on the table, as well as keeping the…

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Postal Workers Day – Message from our Council Leader

Postal Workers Day – Message from our Council Leader

On Postal Workers Day, our Labour Group and Wirral Borough Council Leader, Councillor Pat Hackett, has a message for all of our postal workers:

“Wirral’s Labour Group would like to thank our postal workers for their tireless efforts during these difficult and challenging times. The work you continue to do, on the front line and putting your own safety at risk, is helping to keep the country running. You have our support, our solidarity, and our respect. Thank you.”