Liverpool City Region

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Liverpool

Liverpool, EnglandLiverpudlianCity of Liverpool
The Liverpool City Region is an economic and political area of England centred on Liverpool, which also incorporates the local authority districts of Halton, Knowsley, Sefton, St Helens, and Wirral.
Liverpool is the ninth-largest English district by population, and the largest in Merseyside and the Liverpool City Region.

ESPON metropolitan areas in the United Kingdom

List of metropolitan areas in the United Kingdom1st1.5 million
Depending on the definition used, the region's population is between about 1.5 million and 2.3 million.
It also excluded city regions such as those formed in Greater Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool and Sheffield, which are typically areas covered by a combined authority.

Liverpool City Region Combined Authority

Liverpool City RegionChair of the Liverpool City Region Combined Authoritycombined authority
Since 1 April 2014, the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority has become the top-tier administrative body for the local governance of the city region.
The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority (LCRCA) is the combined authority of the Liverpool City Region.

Metropolitan Borough of Knowsley

KnowsleyKnowsley CouncilKnowsley area
The Liverpool City Region is an economic and political area of England centred on Liverpool, which also incorporates the local authority districts of Halton, Knowsley, Sefton, St Helens, and Wirral.
It forms part of the wider Liverpool City Region.

Metropolitan Borough of Sefton

SeftonSefton Metropolitan BoroughSouth Sefton
The Liverpool City Region is an economic and political area of England centred on Liverpool, which also incorporates the local authority districts of Halton, Knowsley, Sefton, St Helens, and Wirral.
The Metropolitan Borough of Sefton is one of the six constituent local government districts of the Liverpool City Region.

Metropolitan Borough of Wirral

WirralWirral, EnglandWirral Borough Council
The Liverpool City Region is an economic and political area of England centred on Liverpool, which also incorporates the local authority districts of Halton, Knowsley, Sefton, St Helens, and Wirral.
The Metropolitan Borough of Wirral is one of the six constituent local government districts of the Liverpool City Region.

Borough of Halton

HaltonHalton Borough CouncilHalton Borough
The Liverpool City Region is an economic and political area of England centred on Liverpool, which also incorporates the local authority districts of Halton, Knowsley, Sefton, St Helens, and Wirral.
On 1 April 2014, Halton became one of the six constituent local government districts of the Liverpool City Region under the Combined Authority.

Metropolitan Borough of St Helens

St HelensSt. Helensmetropolitan borough
The Liverpool City Region is an economic and political area of England centred on Liverpool, which also incorporates the local authority districts of Halton, Knowsley, Sefton, St Helens, and Wirral.
The Metropolitan Borough of St Helens is one of the six constituent local government districts of the Liverpool City Region.

The Northern Way

Moving Forward: The Northern Way
The Liverpool city region was one of eight defined in the 2004 document Moving Forward: The Northern Way, as a collaboration between the three northern Regional Development Agencies.

Runcorn

Runcorn, CheshireRuncorn, Cheshire, Englandsystem of roads only for buses in Runcorn
Various parts of the region are separated by the River Mersey, and as a result, Wirral is connected to the centre of Liverpool via the Queensway Tunnel and Kingsway Tunnel, whereas Widnes and Runcorn are connected by the Silver Jubilee Bridge.
The town is in the southeast of the Liverpool City Region on the southern bank of the River Mersey where the estuary narrows to form the Runcorn Gap.

Merseyrail

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Both stations are on the Liverpool-centric Merseyrail urban rail network.
Merseyrail is a partially underground commuter rail network and train operating company (TOC) serving Liverpool and the surrounding Liverpool City Region, England.

Multi-area agreement

Multi Area Agreement
In January 2009 an agreement was made that the local authorities of Halton, Knowsley, Liverpool, Sefton, St Helens and Wirral would form the Liverpool City Region, in a Multi-Area Agreement (MAA).

Merseytravel

Merseyside Passenger Transport ExecutiveMerseyside PTEMerseyside
Since the abolition of Merseyside County Council, the councils have co-operated as permitted by the Local Government Act 1972 and required by the Local Government Act 1985, for example the Merseyside Waste Disposal Authority and the Merseyside Passenger Transport Authority. The sub-regional rail network is operated by Merseytravel, the combined Passenger Transport Executive and Integrated Transport Authority for Merseyside, and public sector body responsible for the coordination of public transport across Liverpool city region, except Halton.
Merseytravel is the passenger transport executive responsible for the coordination of public transport in the Liverpool City Region, North West England.

Widnes

Widnes, CheshireSouthport,Widnes Borough Council
Various parts of the region are separated by the River Mersey, and as a result, Wirral is connected to the centre of Liverpool via the Queensway Tunnel and Kingsway Tunnel, whereas Widnes and Runcorn are connected by the Silver Jubilee Bridge.
In 2009 the council entered into an agreement with the five metropolitan district councils of Merseyside to form the Liverpool City Region.

Jaguar Land Rover

JLRJaguarLand Rover
World companies such as Barclays Wealth, Jaguar Land Rover, Maersk, Novartis, Santander, Sony and Unilever, all have a major base of operation in the locality.

Liverpool TV

Bay TV LiverpoolMade in Liverpool
Additionally, as of late 2013 the city region, along with Wigan and parts of Cheshire is covered by local TV channel Liverpool TV.
Liverpool TV (formerly Made in Liverpool) is a local television station serving Liverpool City Region and surrounding areas.

High Speed 2

HS2High Speed Twohigh-speed line
The UK government has insisted that the region will benefit from Britain's new high-speed rail network, due for completion by 2032, even though the new line will not extend into the region.
The nearest proposed HS2 track will be 16 mi from the city centre and 1 mi to the nearest boundary of the Liverpool City Region.

Passenger transport executive

passenger transport authoritiesIntegrated Transport Authoritypassenger transport authority
The sub-regional rail network is operated by Merseytravel, the combined Passenger Transport Executive and Integrated Transport Authority for Merseyside, and public sector body responsible for the coordination of public transport across Liverpool city region, except Halton.

Wirral Peninsula

WirralThe WirralWirrall
The Mersey Ferry offers regular commuter services between Wirral and Liverpool City Centre, with 684,000 passengers using the service in 2009–2010.
For regional economic planning, the Metropolitan Borough of Wirral is considered part of the Liverpool City Region.

Healthcare in Merseyside

Healthcare in LiverpoolLiverpoolMerseyside
The Liverpool City Region submitted proposals for greater local control of the NHS and social care in 2015 following developments in Manchester.

City region (United Kingdom)

City regioncity regionscities and regions
The Liverpool city region was one of eight defined in the 2004 document Moving Forward: The Northern Way, as a collaboration between the three northern Regional Development Agencies.

England

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The Liverpool City Region is an economic and political area of England centred on Liverpool, which also incorporates the local authority districts of Halton, Knowsley, Sefton, St Helens, and Wirral.

Local government in England

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The Liverpool City Region is an economic and political area of England centred on Liverpool, which also incorporates the local authority districts of Halton, Knowsley, Sefton, St Helens, and Wirral.

Wales

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Other, wider, definitions of the city region also exist, in some cases extending into Wales.

Regional development agency

regional development agenciesRegional Development Agencies Act 1998English Regional Development Agencies
The Liverpool city region was one of eight defined in the 2004 document Moving Forward: The Northern Way, as a collaboration between the three northern Regional Development Agencies.