CENSORED: The Liverpool mayor election address the Liberals were not allowed to print
Yesterday we reported how Liverpool mayor candidate Steve Radford had complained of "humourless censorship" after council bosses blocked a satirical reference to Liverpool Direct from appearing in the official mayor booklet being sent to every house.
Above is the uncensored pages that Cllr Radford wanted to appear in the booklet being sent to all 330,000 voters.
Liberal Cllr Radford referred to the council's joint venture IT partner as Liverpool Misdirect as a criticism of its alleged failure to keep records of whether complaints made through its call centre about bin collections and fly-tipping had been resolved.
But council chief executive and returning officer for the elections, Ged Fitzgerald, said the reference was "irrelevant" and should not be included if Cllr Radford wanted the leaflet to be distributed.
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