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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...
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Steve Rotheram tells Universities UK that hard-wired bias to South East will frustrate Industrial Strategy

The Metro Mayor has warned that the UK’s structural bias towards London and the South East could scupper the government’s proposed Industrial Strategy to raise productivity ...
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Steve Rotheram says Liverpool City Region could be an industrial powerhouse for UK, but devolution is the key

The Metro Mayor has responded to the publication of the UK’s Industrial Strategy by saying he believes that the area can be a powerhouse for the Fourth Industrial Revolution, but only if the government delivers on its commitments to devolution and re...
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Steve Rotheram offers his reaction to today's budget announcements

Responding to today's budget, the Metro Mayor welcomed increased funding to the Liverpool CIty Region but expressed disappointment at "missed opportunities" to lay the foundations for a stronger and fairer society for all...
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Liverpool City Region hosts the German British Forum conference: Digitalisation and The Future of Work

Liverpool City Region played host to the 2017 German British Forum conference, “Digitalisation and The Future of Work” in association with EEF, the German British Chamber of Industry and Commerce, Liverpool LEP and LCR 4.0...