Liverpool Labour councillors fail to abolish role of city mayor

  Motion to revert to leader and cabinet model followed scrapping of all-female mayoral shortlist Labour councillors in Liverpool have failed in an attempt to abolish the city mayoral role in protest against a decision by the party toscrap its all-female mayoral shortlist and bar three senior local politicians from standing. The move means the party must now scrabble around to find a plausible candidate for May’s elections, following the arrest of the incumbent, Joe Anderson. Continue reading... .. Full story on theguardian.com 

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