Cllr Ann O’Byrne, Deputy Mayor, Liverpool City Council
Councillor Ann O’Byrne has been a City Councillor in Liverpool since 2007, having previously dedicated her life to community development.
Ann was appointed Deputy Mayor for Liverpool City Council in 2015 and is responsible for ensuring the Mayor’s key priorities are met through working alongside cabinet members, mayoral leads and ward councillors.
Before being appointed Deputy Mayor, Ann was Cabinet Member for Housing and was responsible for delivering 5,000 new homes and the refurbishment of 1,000 new homes which were integral to Liverpool’s regeneration.
Ann’s natural style is engaging and she actively seeks solutions to problems. She communicates effectively with a wide range of audiences and is just as comfortable discussing high level strategic issues with leading politicians, chief executives and government officials as she is listening to the individual concerns of residents who find themselves in difficult and often emotive circumstances.
Ann represents her own community of Warbreck and is committed to her role as a community champion.
The UK Government together with the devolved regional powers are creating the ideal environment for investment in regeneration projects across the UK. With the recently announced Government support, further regional devolution coming to life in May 2017 and the establishment of devolved fiscal powers, there have never been so many investment opportunities opened in UK […]