Joe Anderson (sort of) starts to spell out his cabinet if he becomes Liverpool mayor
Joe Anderson has just presided over his last cabinet meeting as Liverpool council leader.
Baring any last minute upsets in a week's time he is likely to be starting the first hours of his four year term as Liverpool's first mayor.
There are rumours of a possible cabinet re-shuffle, but he is keeping his cards to his chest.
Well apart from telling Ann O'Byrne, cabinet member for housing and community safety, that her place is safe.
Cllr O'Byrne, who is tipped by some as a potential future leader of Labour in Liverpool, congratulated Cllr Anderson on his term as leader and reminded him that this today's cabinet meeting would be his last as leader.
He said: "Yes you're right, what ever happens this is my last cabinet as leader. If I am elected mayor your cabinet position is safe."
Cllr O'Byrne's seat may be as safe as houses, but whose isn't?