Merseyside - Make your vote
count in the Liverpool City Region Mayoral Election!
THE 1st ever Liverpool City Region
Mayoral Election takes place, on Thursday, 4 May 2017. All residents across the
Liverpool City Region (Halton, Knowsley, Liverpool, St Helens, Sefton and
Wirral) over the age of 18 are invited to elect a new Mayor for the Liverpool
The Liverpool City Region
Mayor will work alongside the 6 Local Councils to improve the economy of the
area, bring in new investment, improve transport, strategic housing as well as
creating more jobs.
Having a Liverpool City Region Mayor was a
condition of the Devolution Agreement secured with the Government, which as well
as devolving decision making on key issues, it also secured ₤900m of additional
funding for the Liverpool City Region, over the next 30 years.
This is your opportunity to influence who will make major
decisions about the Liverpool City Region.
Having the ability to control budgets and decisions at a local
level means that they are aligned to the needs of our residents, business and
The Devolution Agreement enables
the transfer of significant powers for economic development, transport,
strategic housing and planning and employment and skills which will positively
impact on the lives of all of our residents and businesses.
The Liverpool City Region Mayor will initially be for a period of
3 years, with a further election being held in 2020.
The full list of candidates will be available on
from 5 April 2017.
In addition, every household across the
Liverpool City Region will be receiving a Mayoral booklet before the end of
April 2017, which gives further information about the Elections process and each
To find out more on the official
website, about the Liverpool City Region
Mayoral Elections. On this site, you will also find some handy questions and
answers too about what the role is and why it's important that you cast your
vote. Make sure your vote counts on 4 May 2017!
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