• Sefton sell out to consultants

    MP John Pugh has hit out at Sefton Council’s “supine dependence on consultants” who he claims are seriously compromising council decision making. He cites as instances the advice Sefton has received on both housing and retail where he says the consultants that Sefton use have clear conflicts of interest. Sefton rely heavily for their projection …

  • Minister orders management shake-up at KGV

    Skills Minister Nick Boles is to insist on a management shake up at KGV following a year when the college has attracted significant adverse attention following a poor OFSTED report. Although there is no recommendation to change existing personnel the college will be obliged to appoint additional governors with experience of the sector and a …

  • Flying the Flag for the Coast

    MP John Pugh led a debate in the Commons this week on ‘Coastal Towns and Economic Development’. It was very well attended with many other MPs queuing up to sing the praises or cite the problems of their bit of the coastline. According to John it was necessary to raise the voice of the seaside …

  • Southport Residents Christmas Broadband Battle

    Although the major fibre optic cable from the USA arrives in Southport and pulses away on the Kew industrial estate (see photo above) many Southport residents will struggle over the Christmas with slow broadband speeds including many local businesses who find slow broadband speeds a real handicap. Southport’s MP, John Pugh, has been pressing the …

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