Wednesday, 10 December 2008


Southport Area Committee met this week and it was good to see Les Byrom back after his recent ill health. Les was on good form with some brilliant little interventions which could not have failed to hit there intended targets-as long as they were paying attention.

The most explosive contribution came towards the end of our meeting when a regularl attender of the Area Committee suggested that the Council should buy Woolworths. Les told him straight forwardly that the suggestion was 'bonkers'. I was a little shaken as I thought he had been reading the back page of Liberator and stumbled upon Lord Bonkers diary