Mayors claim Spending Review will prioritise shires over cities

By Martin Ford | 19 February 2019

Mayors in London, Liverpool and Sheffield have claimed ‘poor’ cities will lose out to ‘wealthy’ shires in the Government’s Spending Review.

Liverpool city region Mayor Steve Rotheram and Sheffield city region Mayor Dan Jarvis, as well as London Mayor Sadiq Khan, said the review will widen the gap between communities in deprived urban areas and their rural counterparts.

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