Cities minister to visit Liverpool

Cities Minister Greg Clark Credit: PA Images

Cities Minister Greg Clark will be visiting Liverpool University today to celebrate two significant Government investments in the city. The Minister will sign the Liverpool City Region Growth Deal, which outlines over £230 million of Government investment in to the region, creating 10,000 jobs and 10,000 new homes. The deal has been agreed with the Minister, and key business, civic and academic leaders in Liverpool.

Before the signing, the Minister will be breaking-ground at the site of the state-of-the art £65 million Materials Innovation Factory (MIF). It's hoped the MIF will enable world-leading chemistry researchers to discover new materials which could save energy and natural resources, improve health and transform manufacturing.