Sometimes it can seem as a city council we send out mixed messages. We talk about savings and austerity but then on the other hand we announce major investment projects or cultural events. Does it really add up? Today we’re going to try and untangle some of the complexities around this topic.
We’re talking to the city council’s Director of Finance and Resources Mel Creighton, Liverpool University lecturer and political commentator Stuart Wilks-Heeg and Liam Thorpe who is the political editor at the Liverpool Echo on the subject.