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Boris Johnson visits Liverpool to launch new drug strategy

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has visited Liverpool for the first time since his election win in 2019 to detail the government's strategy to tackle drug crime and County Lines trafficking. He joined Merseyside officers on a County Lines drugs raid...

Liverpool MP’s mixed response to police chief over institutionalised racism

Merseyside police chief Serena Kennedy has received a vote of confidence from one of the region’s MPs in her determination to address racial discrimination - but was warned that structural racism still exists in the force. Liverpool Riverside MP Kim...
Liverpool City Council aim to make the streets safer for women

Call to make misogyny a hate crime to keep streets safe for women

As Liverpool City Council and Merseyside Police join forces in a strategy to help women feel safer on the streets, one city councillor says the most important thing now is to make misogyny a hate crime.
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Merseyside families hit by benefit cut face “anxious” winter

Families across the country are facing a £20 reduction in Universal credit following the Governments decision to slash the payments.

Liverpool FC fan group Spirit of Shankly fury towards Keir Starmer

Liverpool FC fan group Spirit of Shankly have told Mersey News Live that Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer "fell short of expectations" by writing in The Sun newspaper. The group has written a letter to Sir Keir, condemning him for...
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Meet four candidates for Merseyside Police and Crime Commissioner

Among the four elections across Merseyside on May 6 is the vote for a new Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC). The incumbent, Jane Kennedy, is stepping down, and four new faces are vying for the role.
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Socialist Students keep up pressure on universities over education fees

Socialist Students have continued to keep up pressure on universities in Britain following their nationwide education fees protests. The group organised campaign stalls and open-air meetings in 26 universities across the country last week. They believe the delays in the return...

The seven candidates vying to be Liverpool mayor on election day

On May 6 Liverpool is set to elect a new Mayor with seven candidates vying for the role. The role has been filled by acting Mayor Wendy Simon following the resignation of Joe Anderson. Mr Anderson was arrested on suspicion of...

Socialist Students demand free tuition following Covid-19 disruptions

A Socialist Students group occupied the University of Liverpool Guild of Students demanding free tuition following a year of Covid-19 disruptions. Members of the group are calling for the removal of fees as part of their wider policy of cancelling...
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Liverpool’s Kim Johnson challenges Boris Johnson on fire and rehire policy

Liverpool Riverside MP Kim Johnson put a question to the Prime Minister in Parliament following the GMB British Gas engineer strike. Today's Prime Minister's questions included a question from Ms Johnson on the government's stance on fire and rehire practices. Last...