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Mayor of Liverpool ‘stepping away’ from role after arrest

Mayor of Liverpool Joe Anderson has announced he is “stepping away” from the role after he was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit bribery and witness intimidation. Anderson, 62, said it was a “painful shock” when he was arrested on Friday along with four other men as part of a Merseyside Police investigation into building and development contracts in Liverpool.

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