Liverpool launches consultation to scrap mayor

By Chris Mahony | 28 March 2022

Liverpool City Council has launched a three month consultation that could lead to the abolition of its elected mayor post.

City solicitor Dan Fenwick said the council had chosen to consult rather than hold a referendum as it was the only mechanism that will allow residents to choose between all three governance arrangements: maintaining the elected mayor system, a leader chosen by councillors or a committee structure.

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