Southport MP accused of “Trump tactics” after censorship in funding row.

Cllr Myers’ questions seemed to rattle Southport Tory MP Damien Moore (on right).

Southport’s Tory MP has been accused of “brittle petulance” after a remarkable outburst against a local councillor in a row over funding. 


Damien Moore reacted after one of the town’s Norwood councillors publicly quizzed him over cuts to the local authority’s emergency funding during the Covid crisis. 


Some £2.4m has been cut already, with concern also expressed by the councillor over a potential £40m black hole facing Sefton and the effect on services to local residents it will have if the government doesn’t fulfil its promise to meet all costs caused by the pandemic.  

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