Liverpool City Region


Liverpool City Region

The Liverpool City Region is an area of England centred on Liverpool. It was one of eight city regions defined in the 2004 document "Moving Forward: The Northern Way", [ [http://www.thenorthernway.co.uk/downloaddoc.asp?id=276 Moving Forward:The Northern Way] ] as a collaboration between the three northern Regional Development Agencies.

On 13 March 2007 , UK Local Government Minister Phil Woolas announced plans to create a "cabinet" of the Leaders of the six councils in a form of regional devolution for what was termed the "Liverpool City Region". [ [http://www2.halton.gov.uk/pdfs/news/cityregionprospectus Halton City Region Prospectus] ] [ [http://www.merseyside.org.uk/dbimgs/PMD%20227%20-%20Main%20Document.pdf Liverpool City Region] ] [ [http://icliverpool.icnetwork.co.uk/0100news/0100regionalnews/tm_headline=revealed--blueprint-for-a-new-city-region%26method=full%26objectid=18744724%26siteid=50061-name_page.html Blueprint for City Region] ] While a report in the "Liverpool Daily Post" newspaper on 3 June 2008 suggests a 'Super Cabinet' plan to boost economy in the city region. [ [http://www.liverpooldailypost.co.uk/liverpool-news/regional-news/2008/06/03/super-cabinet-to-boost-city-region-s-economy-64375-21013622/ Super Cabinet] ]

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