Steve Rotheram

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Ricky Tomlinson and Steve Rotheram campaigning for Shrewsbury 24 justice
BornSteven Philip Rotherham
4 November 1961
Anfield, Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Alma materLiverpool Hope University
SpouseSandra Rotheram
UK Labour mayor of Liverppol

Employment.png Metro Mayor of the Liverpool City Region

In office
8 May 2017 - Present

Employment.png Member of Parliament for Liverpool Walton

In office
6 May 2010 - Present

Employment.png Lord Mayor of Liverpool

In office
1 May 2008 - 7 May 2009

Steve Rotherham (born 4 November 1961) is a British Labour Party politician who is the Member of Parliament for Liverpool Walton and has been the mayor of Liverpool since the Liverpool City Region mayoral election 2017.[1]


Steve Rotherham was born in Liverpool and left school to become a bricklayer, setting up his own company at the age of 22. He completed a Masters in Contemporary Urban Renaissance at Liverpool Hope University and worked as a Business Manager for the Learning and Skills Council. He represented the Fazakerley ward as a councillor on Liverpool City Council and went on to serve as Lord Mayor of Liverpool from 2008 to 2009.

Steve Rotheram has been the MP for Liverpool Walton since the 2010 General Election. As an MP, he campaigned for the release of all government papers relating to the Hillsborough disaster.[2]

Rotheram is Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn's Parliamentary Private Secretary. In August 2016, he was selected as Labour candidate for the 2017 Liverpool mayoral election.[3]

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