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20 Oct
2017

Liverpool City Region can become magnet for global tech companies, Metro Mayor tells Digital Summit.

Metro Mayor, Steve Rotheram, told a gathering of tech entrepreneurs, academics and policy-makers, that a combination of world-class connectivity and predictable renewable energy could make the City Region a magnet for investment from global tech comp...

19 Oct
2017

First Virtual Reality Question Time to be hosted at Metro Mayor’s Digital Summit

Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram will be taking part in a ground-breaking Mayoral question time......

10 Oct
2017

Liverpool City Region Mayor calls for re-think on heartless and regressive Universal Credit

Liverpool City Region Metro Mayor, Steve Rotheram, has chosen World Homelessness Day to add his voice to the growing chorus calling on Government to abandon plans to implement its Universal Credit benefit changes this winter......

5 Oct
2017

Metro Mayor to offer Northern perspective to Brexit Minister today

Liverpool City Region Metro Mayor will be presenting a northern perspective to Brexit Minister, David Davies, today at a meeting in York that also involves fellow Metro Mayors from Greater Manchester and Tees Valley. ...

4 Oct
2017

Join the Metro Mayor's drive for fairness and social justice across Liverpool City Region

Following the appointment of Lynn Collins as Chair of the Mayoral Fairness and Social Justice Advisory Board, work has now begun to establish the terms of reference of the board and its ways of working......

2 Oct
2017

Metro Mayor acknowledges rail announcement but says “it’s a modest down payment on what’s really needed”

Liverpool City Region Metro Mayor, Steve Rotheram has acknowledges today’s announcement of a £300 million funding package for northern rail infrastructure......

21 Sep
2017

Metro Mayor joins Leaders in plans to give the North a stronger voice

Following the successful Transport Summit in August, the Mayors and leaders of Liverpool City Region, Greater Manchester, Newcastle, Leeds, and the Chair of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority have today called on the Government to......

21 Sep
2017

Transport for the North endorses City Region’s case for High Speed connectivity

Transport for the North (TfN) has made a clear statement to Government that plans for the next phase of HS2 must commit to provisions for Northern Powerhouse Rail (NPR) that would allow for high speed rail connections to Liverpool, north-south and we...

7 Sep
2017

Metro Mayor visits Cammell Laird to see progress on the RSS Sir David Attenborough and hear about the exciting plans for a new venture called Cammell Laird Energy

Earlier this week, Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram visited Cammell Laird to see the progress being made on the £200m RRS Sir David Attenborough polar research ship, which is being built right here in the Liverpool City Region......

6 Sep
2017

Metro Mayor keeps his armed forces pledge

Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram last night formally signed the Liverpool City Region Armed Forces Community Covenant at an event hosted by the reserves unit, 238 Squadron, 156 Transport Regiment, Royal Logistics Corps in Bootle......

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