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Metro Mayor says 18,000 more construction workers are needed

A Combined Authority report says that thousands of additional construction jobs will be needed in the coming years to meet demand.
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Northern Mayors demand fare freeze on Northern and TransPennine Express

Steve Rotheram and Andy Burnham, have today written to the Secretary of State for Transport to demand a freeze on rail fares, ensuring that northern passengers are not hit by proposed fare rises on Northern and TransPennine services in 2019...
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Steve Rotheram welcomes £4m Inspiring Science Fund investment in the city region

Two Liverpool City Region science centres have received funding from government to help deliver science learning and engagement opportunities to young people ...
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£6m Combined Authority funding could create more than 500 jobs

Liverpool City Region Combined Authority has agreed to provide £6 million funding, from its Single Investment Fund, for two developments that could create more than 500 jobs ...
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Steve Rotheram Urges Developers to Take Up Free Design Reviews

The Metro Mayor is urging developers and local authorities to take advantage of free design reviews for development schemes...
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Joint statement from Steve Rotheram and the RMT union

The Metro Mayor and the RMT union have issued the following statement...
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Steve Rotheram launches campaign to close the UK skills gap

The Skills for the North campaign, with the Northern Powerhouse Partnership, seeks to close the skills gap between the Northern and the rest of the country...
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Metro Mayor announces bus discount scheme for apprentices, saving £420 a year

Steve Rotheram will today announce one of the country’s most generous discounted bus travel schemes for apprentices ...
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National Infrastructure Assessment “endorses Liverpool City Region priorities” — says Steve Rotheram

A new report for the National Infrastructure Commission today endorsed a raft of Liverpool City Region priorities...
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Steve Rotheram responds to plans to leave train schedules unchanged

Train operators will leave schedules unchanged to avoid repeat the chaos brought about by the May timetable...