Former prime minister Lord Wilson of Rievaulx will be honoured with a memorial stone in Westminster Abbey.
Harold Wilson, who died in 1995 aged 79, was MP for Ormskirk for nearly five years, and MP for Huyton for 33 years.
He was prime minister from 1964 to 1970 and from 1974 to 1976.
More top news
A man who was found with a pipe bomb in his hand luggage at Manchester Airport is due to be sentenced later.
Demands for the government to deliver a fair deal on transport for the north of England will be made by political and business leaders.
NSPCC dealt with 2,228 reports following calls or emails in 2016/2017, the highest number the charity has handled from the region.