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The Impact of European Union Policies on Urban Development: A Case Study of Liverpool

Zi’ang Zheng * 1
1 China Academy of Urban Planning & Design

* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.

Advances in Economics, Management and Political Sciences, Vol. 67, 139-147
Published 05 January 2024. © 05 January 2024 The Author(s). Published by EWA Publishing
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Citation Zi’ang Zheng. The Impact of European Union Policies on Urban Development: A Case Study of Liverpool. AEMPS (2024) Vol. 67: 139-147. DOI: 10.54254/2754-1169/67/20241285.

Abstract

This study delves into the history of urban development in Liverpool and the contemporary challenges it faces, examining the impact of European Union (EU) policies on its urban planning. It primarily focuses on employment opportunities and green policies, including transportation, clean energy, and biodiversity conservation. The research underscores the significant influence of the EU, mainly through the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), in shaping Liverpool's development projects, enhancing spatial planning, and addressing urban issues. Recommendations for Liverpool City Council (LCC) include continued support for employment, especially among the diverse urban population, and exploring opportunities through development projects. The study emphasizes the need for LCC to align with EU policy directions, particularly in the context of the European Green Deal (EGD), to effectively address climate change sustainably. Post-Brexit, LCC should establish a committee to uphold and adapt EU policies to local needs, ultimately promoting Liverpool's resilience and sustainable urban development.

Keywords

Urban development, European Union policies, Green policies, Brexit

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Business and Policy Studies
ISBN (Print)
978-1-83558-265-7
ISBN (Online)
978-1-83558-266-4
Published Date
05 January 2024
Series
Advances in Economics, Management and Political Sciences
ISSN (Print)
2754-1169
ISSN (Online)
2754-1177
DOI
10.54254/2754-1169/67/20241285
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05 January 2024
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