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April 21, 2022

A week in America | 22 April 2022

  • by chris

Martin Liptrot discusses Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’ fight over what he considers to be suitable content for the Sunshine state’s classrooms.

Risk of World War Three

  • by chris

This week, with great regret, but in all seriousness, Jim contemplates the real possibility of world war arising from the Ukraine crisis.

Regeneration experts to speak at DIB Mersey Power Towns event

  • by chris

Alan Evans, the Director of Regeneration and Place at Wirral Council and Max Steinberg the former chief executive of Liverpool Vision, and now chair of Shakespeare of the North in Knowsley will be speaking at a special breakfast forum focussing on Mersey Power Towns on Friday 13th May 2022.

The French election matters to the UK

An election that has barely registered with the British public takes place on Sunday. And the outcome could have a profound impact on the world. Frank McKenna blogs on the upcoming French presidential race.

Have you say on Liverpool’s future leadership model

  • by chris

How do you want Liverpool City Council to be run? That’s the question facing residents as the council launches a consultation on whether the current position of Mayor should be replaced with either a leader and cabinet model, or a committee model… or be kept as it is!

Former city CEO to speak at DIB dinner event

  • by chris

The former Chief Executive of Manchester City Council, Sir Howard Bernstein will join Downtown in Business for an exclusive dinner event at The Lowry Hotel on Thursday 12th May 2022.