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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...
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Metro Mayor secures £50,000 compensation for Southport for rail disruption

Southport will receive £50,000 to offset the economic impact of the Northern Rail debacle...
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Combined Authority comes together in Armed Forces Week to support the armed forces community

Representatives from across the three military services attended today’s meeting of the Combined Authority, as the Liverpool City Region signed a Memorandum of Understanding in support of the armed forces community...
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Steve Rotheram sets out transport red lines

The Metro Mayor has today vowed to veto any government transport proposals that do not deliver what is needed for Liverpool City Region and the north as a whole...
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Steve Rotheram praises Bus Alliance ahead of Clean Air Day 2018

Partners from across the Liverpool City Region will be in Williamson Square for National Clean Air Day on Thursday, 21 June persuading people to play their part to help tackle air pollution ...
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Metro Mayors call for the RMT to postpone planned industrial action on intercity rail services

The Metro Mayors of Liverpool City Region and Greater Manchester have called on Northern rail and the RMT to enter into negotiations ahead of planned industrial action on intercity rail services across Greater Manchester and Merseyside...
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City Region Leaders Join Calls For Government Action to Improve Air Quality

Steve Rotheram, Liverpool City Region Metro Mayor, and Nathalie Nicholas, the Combined Authority’s recently-appointed Deputy Portfolio Holder for Transport and Air Quality, are representing the city region at a National Clean Air Summit tomorrow (Wed...