Town Hall Fat Cats

Dear Editor,

A damning report on council pay, the Town Hall Rich list 2017, has singled out Liverpool City Council following the £461,823 remuneration package of David McElhinney, former Chief Executive of Liverpool Direct.

I, for one am not the least bit surprised. Once again we have another example of a Labour dominated council compensating its top earners to the extent that it could have paid the Prime Minister’s salary three times over. It’s ridiculous.  Continue reading Town Hall Fat Cats

Victims of crime let down

Dear Editor,

I was shocked to hear last week that 56-year-old Obidzans Bobonazarovs of Crewe escaped jail despite pleading guilty to a raft of sexual offences involving as many as 13 children, some aged as young as nine years old.

 

Suspended sentencing may work for first time, non-violent offenders who pose no risk to public safety, however Bobonazarov’s crimes were of a very serious nature that should result in immediate custodial sentencing. Sadly, he was let off with a slap on the wrist.  Continue reading Victims of crime let down