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Steve Rotheram announces plans for £1 off-peak fast tag for Mersey Tunnels

The Metro Mayor has today proposed the introduction of a new £1 off-peak fast tag for Mersey Tunnel users...
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Steve Rotheram pledges “no precept" for the Liverpool City Region this year.

The Metro Mayor has confirmed that he will not be charging a Mayoral Precept on Council Tax bills, across the six Liverpool City Region council areas, in the next financial year ...
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Shadow Chancellor backs plans for Mersey tidal project

On a visit to the Liverpool City Region today to discuss infrastructure investment the Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell gave his backing to the Mersey tidal energy project...
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Steve Rotheram speaks at the launch of Transport for the North's Strategic Transport Plan

The Metro Mayor argues that better connected North can finally begin to counter-balance an overheating South East...
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Digital Infrastructure Plan Announced for Liverpool City Region

Liverpool City Region Combined Authority has appointed a specialist consortium to deliver an action plan detailing how to achieve Steve Rotheram’s pledge to make the city region the most digitally connected in the UK ...
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Steve Rotheram calls for urgent government response to Carillion crisis

Responding to the news that the construction firm Carillion has gone into receivership, the Metro Mayor has called for swift government action ...
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Steve Rotheram calls for government backing for the Mersey tidal energy scheme

The Metro Mayor responds to the Prime Minister’s announcement of a 25 year plan to improve the UK’s environment ...
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Steve Rotheram urges RMT union to enter talks to settle dispute

Metro Mayor calls on the RMT to reconsider their strike action on 22 December...
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Steve Rotheram holds the second Metro Mayor's Question Time in Wirral

The Metro Mayor visited Wirral last night to speak to residents on a wide range of issues...
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Steve Rotheram calls for greater devolved powers to address failing schools crisis

The Metro Mayor is calling for greater hands-on control over education in response to the publication today of Ofsted’s annual report...
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Liverpool City Region awards £12M funding for Paddington Village development

Liverpool City Region Combined Authority has approved in principle a £12m grant for infrastructure work to unlock development on Liverpool City Council’s billion pound Paddington Village scheme, creating 870 new jobs, and boosting the local economy b...
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How you can help to build the Liverpool City Region Skills Strategy

The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority is seeking your views on the implementation of our Skills Strategy...