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Steve Rotheram holds the first Metro Mayor's Question Time in St Helens

The Metro Mayor held the first in a series of public Question Time-style events in St Helens on Tuesday, 7 November...
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Steve Rotheram demands the government end cover-up culture

The Metro Mayor has today called on the Prime Minister to implement, in full, the proposed Public Authorities (Accountabilities) Bill, also known as ‘the Hillsborough Law’...
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Steve Rotheram continues call for greater powers to avert Universal Credit misery

The Metro Mayor has continued his call for government to devolve further powers to the Liverpool City Region in order to prevent further homelessness, hardship and misery as a result of the Universal Credit rollout...
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Steve Rotheram joins fellow regional mayors in calls for more devolved powers

Steve Rotheram has agreed a joint statement with the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, and the country’s five recently elected regional mayors calling on government to agree greater spending powers, and commit to further devolution...
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Liverpool City Region can become magnet for global tech companies, Steve Rotheram tells Digital Summit

The Metro Mayor told a gathering of tech entrepreneurs, academics and policy-makers, that a combination of world-class connectivity and predictable renewable energy could make the Liverpool City Region a magnet for investment from global tech compani...
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First Virtual Reality Question Time to be hosted at the Metro Mayor’s Digital Summit

The Metro Mayor will be taking part in a ground-breaking virtual reality question and answer session...
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Steve Rotheram calls for an urgent re-think on heartless and regressive Universal Credit

The Metro Mayor 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...
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Steve Rotheram to offer David Davis "a northern perspective" on Brexit today

The Metro Mayor will be providing "a northern perspective" when he meets with the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, David Davis, in York today...
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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...
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Steve Rotheram says rail announcement is a "modest down payment on what’s really needed”

Following the announcement of a £300 million funding package for northern rail infrastructure, the Metro Mayor says more is needed to rebalance the UK economy...