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Sefton could be next in line for tougher measures to combat the delta variant, an expert has warned. Professor David Livermore, an epidemiologist at the University of East Anglia, said the continuing prevalence of the variant meant more surge testing and stricter travel advice could be on the way in a number of areas.
The Government has announced the full package of interventions for Liverpool City Council, following the Best Value inspection earlier this year. This includes all-out elections every four years from 2023 and move to one councillor per ward, except where it is deemed essential to have more than one ward member.
Councillors in Wirral have slated the lack of consultation over major plans for new cycling routes. The Liverpool City Region is currently developing plans for many more cycling and walking routes. Wirral Council's acting chief regeneration officer said there would be more consultation.
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