Postal Vote

DEVO DIARY: Tactics ensue

Eagerly anticipated postal votes for the mayoral elections are arriving on the doormats of residents this week.

Bernstein Charity Dinner

Tributes to Bernstein continue at packed charity dinner

Jessica Middleton-Pugh

Politicians, footballers and chief executives mingled at a champagne reception, serenaded by a string quartet. The region’s businesses were out in force last night to celebrate and raise funds in the name of former Manchester City Council chief executive Sir Howard Bernstein. [GALLERY]

DEVO DIARY: On your marks

Hedging his bets Liverpool Mayor Joe Anderson announced his intention to stand as Labour MP for Liverpool Walton. If elected, Anderson would replace Steve Rotheram who will step down as MP for the constituency if he wins the Mayoral contest on 4 May.

Ballott Box General Election Polling Station

Mayoral polling day unmoved by general election

Metro mayors for Merseyside and Greater Manchester will be selected on 4 May as planned, it was confirmed after initial fears Theresa May’s decision to hold a snap general election on 8 June would delay the city region votes until the same day.

GM Elects Arndale Signage

DEVO DIARY: Turned out challenging again

Tired of making lists of DIY jobs to do this Easter weekend? Why not register to vote. Today is the last day you can do so in time for the Liverpool City Region and Greater Manchester mayoral elections.

LCR Mayoral Election Devo

DEVO DIARY: Not up all night

There will be no late-night counting of ballot papers for the terribly civilised new posts of metro mayor.


DEVO DIARY: Nominations close

As the deadline has passed to stand in the elections, the final lists of persons nominated have been published. There are eight candidates in Liverpool City Region and the same number in Greater Manchester.

Carl Cashman Liberal Democrats Tweed Devo Liverpool

DEVO DIARY: Green belter

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Carl Cashman, Liverpool City Region candidate for the Liberal Democrats, is out to prove his party campaigns on more than the pro-Europe platform.