On skills the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority has:
provided half-price bus travel for all apprentices under the
age of 25;
launched the UK’s first UCAS-style webportal for
introduced the Households into Work Programme to support
long-term unemployed households back into work.
Finally, there has also been more of an emphasis on the social and
cultural side of the mayoralty. The region incorporated an evaluation
of social value as one of the determinants in its Spatial Development
Strategy and the Combined Authority has set up a Fairness and Social
Justice Advisory Board to ensure that social justice and value are
hard wired into policy making.
The Liverpool City Region has recorded a number of other key
Launched the Households into Work Programme, supporting
800 households who are long-term unemployed back into the
Launched a £6m Mayoral Town Centre Fund to support local
Investing £40m in 30 schools and colleges across the city
Investing £10m in the Shakespeare North project.
Launching the city region’s Borough of Culture programme
and allocating 1 per cent of devolution funds to cultural