Earlier today, the Office for National Statistics announced that unemployment has fallen to a new low. Here in Wallasey, there are 2,260 people out of work and claiming benefits, compared to 2,968 when Labour left office in 2010.
Proposals to give police new powers to arrest and seize the property and vehicles of trespassers who set up unauthorised caravan sites has been welcomed by a Wirral Councillor whose ward has been blighted by the problem in recent years.
The Town Hall’s controversial plan to privatise the running of municipal golf courses at Arrowe Park and The Warrens in Wallasey has been dropped, following an outcry from course users and local Conservative councillors.
Commenting on the news from the Home Office that Merseyside Police will be given the money to recruit 200 new police officers, Councillor Les Rowlands said: “This is good news for the law abiding majority across Wirral and the rest of Merseyside and is the first stage of our plan to recruit a to