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Metro Mayor urges Liverpool City Region residents to have their say on plans for economic recovery

Steve Rotheram, Metro Mayor of the Liverpool City Region, is urging residents to take part in a public engagement exercise to listen to local people’s priorities and to help shape the Liverpool City Region’s ambitious plans for economic recovery.
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Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram reacts to Chancellor's Summer Statement

Liverpool City Region Metro Mayor, Steve Rotheram has reacted to today's (08/07/20) summer statement from the Chancellor of the Exchequer.
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LCR Cares passes £1.5 million mark

LCR Cares, the community fund set up by Steve Rotheram, Metro Mayor of the Liverpool City Region, in partnership with the Community Foundation for Merseyside and the National Emergencies Trust has now raised more than £1.5 million.
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Reaction from Steve Rotheram to today's local government funding announcement

Steve Rotheram, Metro Mayor of the Liverpool City Region has responded to the announcement by Robert Jenrick today on local government finance.
Business & Economic Resilience Updates

The Good Business Festival announces new format and event partners

The Good Business Festival, has announced further details of its new format with partners, content and ambassadors unveiled for the first time.
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Revenue losses for local transport risk economic recovery Metro Mayor warns

Many local transport services are likely to become unsustainable in their current form due to the impact of the coronavirus lockdown, the Mayor of the Liverpool City Region has said.
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Metro Mayor and Government Ministers meet to discuss regional recovery following the pandemic

Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram was welcomed by key central government ministers to a virtual regional coronavirus impact meeting to discuss how the Liverpool City Region and central government will work together to drive economic recovery.
Business & Economic Resilience Updates

Metro Mayor launches new LCR Future Innovation Fund to support the city region’s most innovative SMEs

Steve Rotheram, Metro Mayor of the Liverpool City Region, has launched the £3m LCR Future Innovation Fund to support businesses in the region to adapt and innovate in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Business & Economic Resilience Updates

“We cannot allow a lost generation” – Metro Mayor

Speaking at the first meeting of the new Liverpool City Region Economic Recovery Panel, Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram has spoken of the shared responsibility to avoid a lost generation of young people.
Business & Economic Resilience Updates

£180m of Existing Liverpool City Region Schemes that will help drive our Economic Recovery

£180 million of investments in the Liverpool City Region’s economy that were made last year will be vital to driving the region’s post COVID-19 economic recovery, says Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram.