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World Heritage Sites: Liverpool

Question for Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

UIN HL1181, tabled on 16 June 2021

To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of Liverpool’s UNESCO World Heritage status following the decision by the Secretary of State not to call in the planning application for the Everton Stadium.

Answered on

25 June 2021

The UK is a world leader in cultural heritage protection and Liverpool's World Heritage Status reflects the important role the city has played in our nation's history. We are working closely with UNESCO, Liverpool City Council and Historic England to ensure that Liverpool retains its World Heritage status.