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Steve Rotheram announces latest stage in plans for new Mersey Ferry

The Metro Mayor has announced an event to help local suppliers get involved in building the new Mersey Ferry...
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Regional mayors’ skills summit calls for further devolution

England’s directly-elected regional mayors will meet in Liverpool today to call on the government for greater devolution of powers and funding over skills...
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Bus driver training drives up satisfaction levels

As part of the Liverpool City Region Bus Alliance, Merseytravel, Arriva and Stagecoach have jointly developed the bespoke training course, supported by more than £100,000 from the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority ...
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Liverpool City Region welcomes Wales and Borders rail franchise announcement

Better rail connections between the Liverpool City Region and North Wales have been announced...
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Steve Rotheram calls for answers about Northern Rail fiasco

The Metro Mayor took part in a conference call with Jo Johnson and leaders of Northern Rail this afternoon ...
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Combined Authority sharpens focus on inclusive growth, air quality, and further devolution

A reshuffle of portfolio holders by the Metro Mayor will see Liverpool City Region Combined Authority signal a sharper focus on inclusive growth, air quality, and further devolution...
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Funding boost for Shakespeare North Playhouse and Prescot town centre

The Combined Authority has approved a package of £14million for the Shakespeare North Playhouse and Rail Interchange project in Prescot....
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Steve Rotheram presses Transport Secretary for support over bank holiday weekend

The Metro Mayor has asked the Transport Secretary for support to head off potential travel disruption on what could be one of the busiest days in the history of the city region...
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Joint statement from Metro Mayors on Northern rail disruption

Steve Rotheram and Andy Burnham react to their phone call with the Secretary of State for Transport regarding the problems with Northern rail services...
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Steve Rotheram warns of dangers of not addressing causes of Brexit

The Metro Mayor used a keynote speech to IPPR North to warn that the government risks “splintering” the country if it does not devolve further powers to the regions in the wake of the vote for Brexit...
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Liverpool City Region and Greater Manchester Metro Mayors back devolution for Cheshire

Responding to the publication of the Northern Powerhouse Partnership’s report ‘Working Together; Devolution in the Northern Powerhouse’, Steve Rotheram and Andy Burnham have backed devolution to Cheshire. ...
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Liverpool City Region to receive £7m to help tackle homelessness

Central government has today announced a £7.7m allocation to the Liverpool City Region to help tackle homelessness. ...