About David

Hello! I'm David Newman, and I've stepped forward to be the next Metro Mayor of Sefton, Liverpool, Wirral, St Helens, Knowsley and Halton.

I'll be honest.  I wasn't meant to be standing in this election.  30 year old Wirral Councillor, Andy Corkhill, was the Liberal Democrat candidate until a couple of weeks ago.  He sadly had to withdraw because of a long fight with cancer and is recovering from a very serious operation.  You can find out more and how to wish him well here.

However, I'm here because I want the Liverpool City Region to step forward.

I live in Southport with my young family.  My partner and I are fortunate to work, own a house and live a happy and healthy life.

But for many across Merseyside and Halton, circumstances, not least caused by Covid-19, are leaving people behind. 

This region requires real leadership. Someone who offers a real direction, tackles the climate emergency, fixes our broken transport network and offers hope to many businesses affected by Covid-19.

I'm ready to step forward. Are you?

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