Liverpool City Region APPG

First Registered: 10/10/2018 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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To bring MPs and Peers of all parties together with key leaders, including the Liverpool City Region Metro Mayor and those in local government, the private sector and social enterprise, to help maximise future investment in the wider City Region for the benefit of all its local communities.

Note: All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal, cross-party groups formed by MPs and Members of the House of Lords who share a common interest in a particular policy area, region or country. APPGs have no official status within Parliament.

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Recent Documents related to Liverpool City Region

1. Remove Halton from Liverpool City Region and stop paying taxes to the LCR Mayor.
13/10/2020 - Petitions

Found: (Widnes and Runcorn) from the bracket of "Liverpool City Region" which we were never consulted about as

2. Extra funding freedoms for Liverpool City Region
12/07/2018 - HM Treasury
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Found: Extra funding freedoms for Liverpool City Region - GOV.UK

3. Liverpool City Region MCA
04/08/2020 - Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
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Found: LIVERPOOL CITY REGION GETTING BUILDING FUND The Government is making £900 million available through

4. Adult education budget: S31 grant determination letters
27/03/2019 - Department for Education
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Found: Frank Rogers Liverpool City Region Combined Authority Mann Island PO Box 1976 Liverpool L3 1BP

5. Liverpool City Region Combined Authority (Business Rate Supplements Functions) Order 2018
04/06/2018 - Secondary Legislation

Found: Instruments2018 No. 878Local Government, EnglandThe Liverpool City Region Combined Authority (Business Rate Supplements

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Liverpool City Region

1. Liverpool City Council Funding
29/10/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: That this House has considered the funding of Liverpool City Council.It is a pleasure to serve under - Speech Link
2: securing the debate on behalf of the city and people of Liverpool. Does he agree that that council meeting - Speech Link
3: on a call for urgent action from the Treasury. Liverpool MPs, led by my hon. Friend the Member for Garston - Speech Link

2. Liverpool City Council
24/03/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: Mr Speaker, I wish to make a statement about Liverpool City Council.Merseyside police have been - Speech Link

3. Transport: Cheshire
05/06/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: unconscionable decision earlier this year by the Liverpool city region metro Mayor has made them far less acceptable - Speech Link
2: same applies to people from Knowsley, parts of Liverpool and St Helens, for whom there is no public transport - Speech Link
3: Royal Liverpool Hospital and, due to her shift times, has to drive from Ellesmere Port to Liverpool? She - Speech Link

4. New Ferry Regeneration
07/03/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: businesses too, and I support that.The city region is also trying to step in and help. Applications - Speech Link
2: the Government made available to the people of the city of Salisbury. Such support is normally dealt with - Speech Link
3: not helped directly by the Government, that city region development money that was there for the purposes - Speech Link

5. Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority (Business Rate Supplements Functions) Order 2018
09/07/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: to the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, Liverpool City Region, West of England, and West Midlands combined - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Liverpool City Region
1. Coronavirus: Liverpool City Region
asked by: Bill Esterson
... if he will publish the criteria used for the latest allocation of covid-19 funding to councils in the Liverpool City Region.

2. Coronavirus: Liverpool City Region
asked by: Bill Esterson
... what steps he is taking to ensure that councils in the Liverpool City Region receive additional funding allocations to offset the shortfalls in funding caused by the covid-19 outbreak.

3. Coronavirus: Liverpool City Region
asked by: Ian Byrne
... what impact assessment has been made of the potential effect of tier 3 covid-19 restrictions on the economy of the Liverpool City Region; and what further economic support he will provide to that region in response to those restrictions.

4. Coronavirus: Liverpool City Region
asked by: Conor McGinn
... (iii) 112 and (iv) 224 days.

5. Coronavirus: Liverpool City Region
asked by: Derek Twigg
... if he will publish the Government's correspondence with leaders in Merseyside on reaching an agreement that the Liverpool city region would move into the very high alert level from Wednesday 14 October.

Latest Questions
13 Current APPG Officers
Alison McGovern Portrait
Alison McGovern
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Wirral South
Joined: 10th October 2018
Lord Heseltine Portrait
Lord Heseltine
Vice Chair
Non-affiliated - Life peer
Joined: 10th October 2018
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Hunt of Wirral Portrait
Lord Hunt of Wirral
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 13th February 2019
Margaret Greenwood Portrait
Margaret Greenwood
Vice Chair
Labour - Wirral West
Joined: 24th February 2020
1 APPG Membership
Adult Education
Paula Barker Portrait
Paula Barker
Vice Chair
Labour - Liverpool, Wavertree
Joined: 24th February 2020
Mike Amesbury Portrait
Mike Amesbury
Vice Chair
Labour - Weaver Vale
Joined: 24th February 2020
Mick Whitley Portrait
Mick Whitley
Vice Chair
Labour - Birkenhead
Joined: 24th February 2020
Derek Twigg Portrait
Derek Twigg
Vice Chair
Labour - Halton
Joined: 24th February 2020
Ian Byrne Portrait
Ian Byrne
Vice Chair
Labour - Liverpool, West Derby
Joined: 24th February 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Alison McGovern MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7190.


Public Enquiry Point:

Steve Barwick, DevoConnect, The Workplace, Fourth Floor, 56 Oxford Street, Manchester M1 6EU. Tel: 07826 872 375



DevoConnect acts as the group's secretariat.

Group's Website:

Benefits in Kind
21 Jan 2020
DevoConnect is paid by Liverpool Housing Providers, Uber and MTC to act as the group's Secretariat.   From : 21/01/2020 To : 20/01/2021
10 Sep 2018
Secretariat   From : 10/09/2018 To : 09/09/2019

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Liverpool City Region APPG