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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...
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Steve Rotheram shares vision for future and makes 10 big pledges

The Metro Mayor has set out his ambitious vision for the future, underscored by ten major new policy pledges that will transform the Liverpool City Region ...
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Steve Rotheram holds the first Metro Mayor's Question Time in St Helens

The Metro Mayor held the first in a series of public Question Time-style events in St Helens on Tuesday, 7 November...
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Steve Rotheram demands the government end cover-up culture

The Metro Mayor has today called on the Prime Minister to implement, in full, the proposed Public Authorities (Accountabilities) Bill, also known as ‘the Hillsborough Law’...
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Steve Rotheram continues call for greater powers to avert Universal Credit misery

The Metro Mayor has continued his call for government to devolve further powers to the Liverpool City Region in order to prevent further homelessness, hardship and misery as a result of the Universal Credit rollout...
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Steve Rotheram joins fellow regional mayors in calls for more devolved powers

Steve Rotheram has agreed a joint statement with the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, and the country’s five recently elected regional mayors calling on government to agree greater spending powers, and commit to further devolution...
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Liverpool City Region can become magnet for global tech companies, Steve Rotheram tells Digital Summit

The Metro Mayor told a gathering of tech entrepreneurs, academics and policy-makers, that a combination of world-class connectivity and predictable renewable energy could make the Liverpool City Region a magnet for investment from global tech compani...
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First Virtual Reality Question Time to be hosted at the Metro Mayor’s Digital Summit

The Metro Mayor will be taking part in a ground-breaking virtual reality question and answer session...
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Steve Rotheram calls for an urgent re-think on heartless and regressive Universal Credit

The Metro Mayor has chosen World Homelessness Day to add his voice to the growing chorus calling on government to abandon plans to implement its Universal Credit benefit changes this winter...