Business & Economic Resilience Updates

Metro Mayor and Leader of Halton announcement on Mersey Tunnel and Mersey Gateway tolls

Mersey Tunnel Tolls have been suspended to help essential frontline key workers and the Government has been asked to agree to remove tolls from Mersey Gateway.
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Merseyrail and the RMT Union reach agreement on release of back-dated pay awards to support Guards during Coronavirus crisis

The agreement was reached during talks over the weekend, brokered by Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram.
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Metro Mayor unveils first package of measures to help Liverpool City Region deal with Coronavirus

Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram has today unveiled an initial package of measures from the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority aimed at easing the Coronavirus burden on local people.
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Statement from Liverpool City Region Metro Mayor following conference call with city region businesses and economic stakeholders

Following a conference call with city region businesses and economic stakeholders earlier today, Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram calls for urgent clarity from government on how businesses can access support.
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Steve Rotheram exploring measures to help local people deal with Coronavirus

Steve Rotheram, Metro Mayor of the Liverpool City Region has today announced that work is underway to potentially introduce measures to help local people cope with the spread of the Coronavirus.
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Statement on Coronavirus crisis from Steve Rotheram, Metro Mayor

The Combined Authority is working together with organisations from across our city region – businesses, charities, local authorities and voluntary organisations – to help understand the needs of our communities
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BUDGET: Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram: Urgent action on Coronavirus must be the priority in this budget

He says immediate government action is needed to support the NHS to respond to the coronavirus crisis and to protect household incomes and businesses.