Business & Economic Resilience Updates

Ambitious £8.8 billion Economic Recovery Plan for the Liverpool City Region

Steve Rotheram, Metro Mayor of the Liverpool City Region has today published Building Back Better an ambitious economic recovery plan for the whole of the city region
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The Case for the Liverpool City Region: The impact of Covid-19 is greater in the Liverpool City Region than anywhere else

A clear message to the Government from the Liverpool City Region’s Metro Mayor and all political leaders across the City Region, asking for fair funding to help them avoid devastating consequences for the people of Merseyside.
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LCR Combined Authority Meeting: 20 March 2020 Update

The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority met today (Friday, 20 March, for its usual monthly meeting and took a range of policy and funding decisions
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Coronavirus updates

The Combined Authority continues to align with national government guidance regarding the Coronavirus and work with our partner organisations to ensure a multi-agency approach to this issue as it evolves.
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Metro Mayor Launches Town Centres Commission

Steve Rotheram, Metro Mayor of the Liverpool City Region, has launched an independent Town Centres Commission to ensure that the city region’s town centres have a prosperous and sustainable long-term future.

Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram cites national need for Mersey Tidal Power Project to “keep the lights on” and avoid future energy crisis

Steve Rotheram, Metro Mayor of the Liverpool City Region, will today announce progress and plans for the next phase of the Mersey Tidal Power Project
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Architects unveil their ideas in the Liverpool City Region Forgotten Spaces Competition.

17 architectural practises from across the country, including the 2019 Stirling prize winner Mikhail Riches, will be presenting their unique designs for six sites across the Liverpool City Region this week
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Bus franchising has emerged as the “leading option” as Liverpool City Region aims for London-style transport system

Bus services could be franchised as part of a London-style public transport system for the city region, according to Liverpool City Region’s Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram.
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Metro Mayor: “I’ll step in to save Halton Transport buses serving schools”

Statement following Halton Borough Council’s announcement that the process to put Halton Transport in to liquidation has commenced.

Liverpool City Region Combined Authority Announces Proposals for £5.3m Funding for Data-Driven Health Improvements

Proposals have been announced for a ground-breaking project that could help prevent falls for elderly people, tackle antibiotic resistance and improve many other areas of health and social care through better use of data and technologies.