MHCLG demands updates after Liverpool mayor arrest

By Heather Jameson | 08 December 2020

Government officials have written to the chief executive of Liverpool City Council demanding updates on its governance after the arrest of the city’s mayor last week.

Mayor Joe Anderson was released on bail pending further police inquiries, after he was arrested on Friday on suspicion of conspiracy to commit bribery and witness intimidation. Four others were also arrested on the charges relating to contract letting and property disposals in the regeneration department of the council.

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