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Business & Economic Resilience Updates

First recipients of LCR Cares grants revealed as fund nears half a million pound mark

The first 17 recipients of grants from LCR Cares totalling £75,000 have been revealed, as the fund nears the half a million pound mark.
General News

LCR Cares fund closing in fast on the half million pound mark

A new crowdfunding campaign to raise £1million to support community and voluntary organisations on the frontline of helping the city region’s communities cope with the impact of Coronavirus, is almost half way to its target after just one week.
Business & Economic Resilience Updates

Urgent Call for Help with Personal Protective Equipment for Frontline workers

Liverpool City Region Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram has launched an urgent call for donations of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for frontline key workers supporting the region’s most vulnerable people during the coronavirus crisis.
General News

Metro Mayor Kick-starts LCRCares fund to support Coronavirus “Community Heroes”

Steve Rotheram, Metro Mayor of the Liverpool City Region, has launched a new crowdfunding campaign to raise £1million to support community and voluntary organisations on the frontline of helping the city region’s communities cope with the impact of Coronavirus.
Business & Economic Resilience Updates

Metro Mayor Announces Tailored Business Support for Socially Trading Organisations

Around 200 socially trading organisations across the Liverpool City Region are set to benefit from tailored business support, as the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority and Power to Change have fast-tracked plans due to launch in the autumn.
Brexit

Northern Labour leaders demand £70bn plan for the north as post-Brexit safety net

Steve Rotheram joined fellow Labour figures in calling for an investment plan for the north.
Budget
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Combined Authority agrees budget and priorities for 2019/20

A new £1 Fast Tag for residents in the Liverpool City Region and a freeze in the Mersey tunnel cash toll was also approved.
Brexit
Houses of Parliament

Metro Mayor pushes city region’s case with Brexit minister

Steve Rotheram will tell the Brexit Minister in a meeting in London today that No Deal must be taken off the table.