I am extremely disappointed that the Leader of Wirral Council, Phil Davies, in talking about his Cabinets decision to close Girtrell Court, simply tried to score cheap political points against the Conservatives. The reaction of the families demonstrated that was the last thing they wanted to hear.
For Wirral Council to hold over £70million in reserves, to lend £5million to another Council, to spend £91,000 on new office furniture and spend £56,000 on a new spin doctor for the Leader while leaving some of the most vulnerable people in the Borough to the private and independent care sector is, nothing less than obscene.
I have to say that Councillor Davies, in my opinion has dragged Wirral Labour to a new low. A low I really did not believe possible. Put simply he owes the 130 users, the staff of Girtrell Court as well as the public of Wirral an apology.