High powered panel call for more freedom for regions
The UK’s regional cities need to be given more power and freedom to get on with the job of powering the economy - according to a panel of Metro mayors.
A panel discussion at MIPM included Liverpool city region mayor Steve Rotheram, Greater Manchester boss Andy Burnham and the West Midlands mayor Andy Street.
The trio were also joined by Tim Bowles – the West of England’s Metro Mayor.
Steve Rotheram said: “We have a vision and a plan in Liverpool and we need to be given the power to get on with it.
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