Plans for a bus layover hub at Old Haymrket in Liverpool city centre have been approved, in the face of opposition from councillors and business figures including Signature Living’s Lawrence Kenwright.
Mayor of Liverpool Joe Anderson has quit George Osborne’s Northern Powerhouse Partnership, accusing the current Chancellor Philip Hammond of being “determined to poison and kill off” his predecessor’s legacy.
Liverpool City Council’s next Strategic Regeneration Framework is to focus on the Cavern Quarter, with the council’s next cabinet meeting asked to approve the development of a masterplan around Mathew Street.
World Heritage UK, the umbrella group representing the UK’s 31 World Heritage sites, has issued a statement expressing its support for Liverpool in the city's bid to heal its uneasy relationship with global awarding body Unesco.
The Government Property Agency has been officially established as an executive agency, setting out with the aim of improving efficiency and generating benefits of between £1.4bn and £2.4bn over the next ten years.