A campaign is being launched to press the Government to create a fully funded jobs guarantee scheme for young people.
The Prime Minister has shown he thinks voters in the North are worth less than those in the South, regional mayors have said.
The Government has been accused of showing “contempt” for leaders in the North of England after announcing a national lockdown and extension of the furlough scheme.
Funding to help businesses facing Tier 3 restrictions in Greater Manchester remains uncertain, despite multi-million pound support packages having been agreed for Merseyside and Lancashire.
Liverpool’s metro mayor has announced a £400,000 support package for the region’s music, film and TV industries.