Liverpool – Joe Anderson cuts a lonely figure as Merseyside Leaders isolate him.

www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/metro-mayor-st-helens-leader-8422491

www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/battle-lines-drawn-over-creation-of-metro-mayor-for-liverpool-9971225.html

The links above are to the Liverpool Echo and Independent newspapers and they paint a grim picture for Joe Anderson and indeed they do nothing for Liverpool and Merseyside.

Joe my well want to be the elected Mayor of Merseyside or the Liverpool City Region (call it what you will) but it must be pretty obvious to just about everyone that his views are not shared or supported much beyond his own campaign team.

This horrible row is no surprise though. Merseyside’s Labour Council Leaders sadly have a history of kicking lumps out of each other but I think we all wish they would put a sock in it. Do we really want to read week in, week out, that our local Leaders are at war with each other? Do they think their public rows are good for Liverpool and its surrounding communities?

This is not Toy Town politics it Toy City Region politics and no good will come of it.