The Renaissance of Liverpool

On the 5th June 2019 Lord Michael Heseltine’s contribution to Merseyside, the state of UK cities and the renaissance of Liverpool were all discussed at a special University of Liverpool event hosted at the House of Commons.

University Vice-Chancellor, Professor Dame Janet Beer welcomed guests before organiser Professor Michael Parkinson, Associate Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Civic Engagement, introduced the programme of speakers.

The audience included former Deputy Prime Minister, Lord Prescott; Mayor of Liverpool Joe Anderson; Sir Graeme Davies and MPs Louise Ellman and George Howarth, alongside senior figures engaged in regeneration, culture and economic development.

Full video footage of the event

Thoughts on the day

Chris Murray

Tony Reeves

Prof Dame Janet Beer

Liverpool Beyond the Brink by Professor Michael Parkinson is published by Liverpool University Press.