Anti-war women cheered by supporters at court

Despite cold weather, there was a big turnout early yesterday at Liverpool magistrates’ court to support Sue Ferguson and Ruth Knox, who were charged after a “spray paint incident” against the Arms Fair held last year. Supporters from many organisations cheered the two women as they arrived at court. They included Cllr Alan Gibbons (one … Read more

Liverpool Wed 2 March @ 4pm: demand a no-cuts budget

With Sue Ferguson and Liverpool Against the Cuts, we’re campaigning against the hike in care charges, cuts to disabled people with high needs, and the intended budget by Liverpool City Council from April. At the same time as they are cutting support and services to mums and kids, they plan to open more children’s homes. … Read more

Liverpool & Merseyside campaign vs Budget cuts

Together with campaigner Sue Ferguson, we’re working with Liverpool Against the Cuts against the increased care charges passed by Liverpool City Council in December 2021, and further Budget cuts to social care and other services in 2022. Sue spoke out to Disability News Service. People from the Scrap Care Charges campaign, including in the North … Read more

Liverpool CC – our response to care & pet charges consultation

Here is our joint response to the consultation. See below, the report on the consultation findings is going to the Cabinet meeting on 5 February 2021 “for a decision as to whether to implement any of the proposed policy changes“. 28 December 2020 Adult Services Consultation Liverpool City Council Joint response from Sue Ferguson and … Read more

Stop higher charges by Liverpool City Council

Until Wednesday 16 December (midnight), Liverpool City Council is consulting about changes to their charging policy, which they want to bring in from January. Changes include increasing the hourly rate which people may have to pay, up from £10/hour to the full cost, and charging for pet care while people are in hospital. In other … Read more

Liverpool Mayor against the cuts

Sue Ferguson* in Liverpool writes: Liverpool’s Mayor, Joe Anderson, has stated that he will refuse to implement any future cuts after it was revealed that a fresh round of pain is planned for the City of Liverpool.  The Echo reported: “With services stretched to the maximum in the city, Mayor Anderson has now said enough … Read more