Liverpool City Region Metro Mayor, Steve Rotheram, has called for substantial Government investment to enable the city region’s economy to bounce back from damage inflicted by the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic.
The network brings together twelve councils and combined authorities who are sharing ideas on how to shape a fairer post Covid economy.
The new expert advisory panel of leaders will advise on how to maximise the contribution of the social sector as the city region economy recovers from the effects of Covid-19.
Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram has announced that Liverpool City Region Combined Authority is the first governmental body in the world to join the Wellbeing Economy Alliance (WEAll).
The funding, from the Future Innovation Fund, goes to 14 local SMEs who have shown an ability to innovate and adapt in the face of the Coronavirus.
The four key projects are expected to make a significant contribution to the city region’s economic recovery.
Kindred will support the growth of the social economy in the Liverpool City Region.
The loan will provide stability for the Airport during the Covid-19 recovery period.
The ambitious regeneration project will transform the iconic Littlewoods Building on Edge Lane into the new home for the big and small screen.
A national centre of excellence for glass innovation, that aims to revolutionise and ultimately eliminate CO2 from glass production - is set to take a step closer with £9 million of funding from the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority and investment from St Helens Borough Council.