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Budget 2021: financial support for newly self-employed in Merseyside

Government financial support has been extended to 600,000 newly self-employed in Merseyside and the UK after 12 months.
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Budget 2021: Liverpool business leaders optimistic about new financial support schemes

Business leaders in Liverpool hope that 2021’s budget will help businesses to recover from financial insecurity caused by lockdown. The chancellor announced a number of policies to support businesses and employment in the budget on Wednesday. These policies include the...

Obscure rule may prevent abolition of mayor position before election

Liverpool City Council rules may destroy some Labour members' hopes of passing a motion to remove the directly elected mayor position in the city.

St Helens Council approve 2022 budget and financial plan

St. Helens Council has agreed on their budget for the following year and a new Medium Term Financial Plan. The budget has been greatly impacted due to Covid-19. In 2010, St. Helens Council received £127m in government funding for vital services,...
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Liverpool City Council announces budget proposals for the year

In last Friday’s full council meeting, the cabinet agreed the budget proposals for 2021/22. Council tax will rise
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Acting Mayor launches new round of funding to improve Liverpool communities

The city’s Acting Mayor has launched a new round of funding for ideas that improve Liverpool’s communities. Councillor Wendy Simon said ideas which make Liverpool more vibrant and connected could receive up to £10,000 as part of Crowdfund Liverpool. The latest...
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Liverpool City Council moves to make street harassment a crime

Last night, the Liverpool City Council Neighbourhood Select Committee voted unanimously in favour of the motion to make street harassment a crime.
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Liverpool wins £500k funding for environmental projects

Green projects aiming to improve the environment in the Liverpool city region have been granted funding of £500k. Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram has announced the 58 projects that will be funded by the Community Environment Fund.
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Liverpool Mayor Joe Anderson blocks £5m city zip wire plan

Liverpool mayor Joe Anderson has blocked plans for a £5 million aerial zip wire in the city. Councillors had previously backed Zip World's proposals for a 400m (1,300ft) line running from St John's Beacon to Liverpool Central Library.