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Championing Innovation in the Liverpool City Region

9 May 2022

On April 26th, the Liverpool City Region APPG met in parliament for the first time since the beginning of the pandemic for three events: (1) The Liverpool City Region APPG’s Annual General Meeting, (2) an Ordinary Meeting on an Innovation Deal for the Liverpool City Region, and (3) the launch of the Liverpool City Region’s Innovation Prospectus; an evening drinks reception co-hosted with the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority and the University of Liverpool.

The Liverpool City Region APPG’s Annual General Meeting 2022

Our Annual General Meeting proceeded without issue, with the re-election of our Chair Kim Johnson MP, and the re-election of all of our officers.

You can read the AGM’s minutes here
You can read the APPG’s Income and Expenditure Statement here

An Innovation Deal for the Liverpool City Region

You can read the minutes of this meeting here

Launch of the Liverpool City Region’s Innovation Prospectus

We were thrilled to co-host this event with the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority and the University of Liverpool. The Liverpool City Region’s Innovation Prospectus is a bold and ambitious document, which promises 5% GVA investment in research development and describes the City Region’s strategy for strengthening its private-public-academic research clusters, while making sure local people are equipped with the skills to take up high quality jobs.

Click here to read the Innovation Prospectus

A Prosperity Plan for The Liverpool City Region

4 March 2022

The Liverpool City Region APPG was thrilled to host the Heseltine Institute for Public Policy, Practice and Place for it’s first meeting of 2022. The Institute’s Sue Jarvis presented a research paper, entitled ‘A Prosperity Plan for Levelling Up the Liverpool City Region. The APPG also heard from the Liverpool City Region Metro Mayor, Steve Rotheram, Mick Whitley, MP for Birkenhead, and Professor Irena Grugulis, Co-Chair of ReWAGE.

Click here to read the Heseltine Institute’s Report

You can watch the full session on YouTube, by clicking below:

The Liverpool City Region’s Plan for Prosperity

The City Region’s Plan for Prosperity can be found by clicking below:

Launch of Final Report of Liverpool City Region APPG Build Back Better Inquiry

22 September 2021

Wednesday 22nd September 13:00 – 14:00

The Road to COP26 in the Liverpool City Region

13 July 2021

Friday 2nd July 12:00 – 13:30

Challenging racism: developing a positive agenda.

18 November 2020

Friday 2nd October

Forthcoming meetings of the Liverpool City Region APPG

The next session will be announced in due course.

 

 

Previous Meetings of the Liverpool City Region APPG

Building Energy Resilience in the Liverpool City Region: Towards a resilient, affordable, and efficient City Region | 19th July 2022, 12:00-14:00 | Recording | Minutes

A Prosperity Plan for Levelling Up the Liverpool City Region | 25th February 2022, 12:00-13:30 | Recording

Social Care Reform: Implications and priorities for the Liverpool City Region | 23rd November, 2021 Recording | Minutes

Build Back Better Inquiry: Delivering Green Travel – Including low-carbon vehicles, hydrogen buses and active travel for a green recovery in the Liverpool City Region| 28th May 2021| Minutes

Build Back Better Inquiry: Creating good jobs and necessary skills for a green recovery in the Liverpool City Region| 12th March 2021| Minutes

Build Back Better Inquiry: Challenges and Opportunities for a green recovery in the Liverpool City Region | 29th January 2021 | Minutes

After the spending review, Discussion and Agreement of 2021 programme| 4th December 2020| Minutes

Challenges and opportunities for the housing sector in Liverpool City Region | 23rd October 2020 | Minutes

Challenging racism: developing a positive agenda | 2nd October 2020 | Minutes

COVID-19: Taking Stock of the Impact on Liverpool City Region’s Economy and Plans for Recovery | 17th July 2020 | Minutes | Read the One Day Report

Challenges facing the City Region’s Hospitality and Culture Sectors  | 26th June 2020 | Minutes

Covid-19: Taking Stock | 1st May 2020 | Minutes

Inaugural meeting of 2020 | 21st January 2020 | Minutes

Showcasing Arts in the LCR: unlocking our talent and culture | 19 July 2019 | Minutes

Local Industrial Strategy | 14 May 2019 | Minutes

Current transport services | 22 March 2019 | Minutes

A Ticket to Ride? Transport Investment for A Better Liverpool City Region Connectivity | 14th January 2019 | Minutes

Addressing Current Rail Service Issues in Liverpool City Region | Friday 4th January 2019 | Minutes

Liverpool City Region Strategic Investment Fund and the Future Programme of the LCR APPG | 21st November 2018 | Minutes

AGM and What Liverpool City Region Needs from the Budget | 10th September 2018 | Minutes

 

The LCR APPG would like to thank the sponsors of the group, Liverpool Housing Providers, the Manufacturing Technology Centre, United Utilities, Everton Football Club, Scottish Power and the academic partner of the group, the Heseltine Institute for their support.

                                                             

 

If you are interested in supporting the  Liverpool City Region APPG then please get in contact via [email protected].

To see the LCR APPG income and expenditure form please click here.