Daily news bulletin: Renewed call for Hillsborough Law, cost of living crisis affecting mental health

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📰 Liverpool City Region metro mayor Steve Rotheram and Manchester mayor Andy Burnham have joined forces to urge MPs to back a Hillsborough Law.

The mayors have written to all 650 British MPs, urging them to support proposed changes to the justice system for fairer treatment for bereaved families.

📰 As the cost of living soars, a new study has revealed that some university students have resorted to selling their possessions to cope with rising prices.

The independent research commissioned by Unite Students also showed that 50% of students said financial issues are affecting their mental health.

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📰 Liverpool Council has confirmed when residents across the city will receive a council tax rebate to help with energy bills.

Around 103,000 households are paying council tax by direct debit across Liverpool, and it is anticipated that the first payments of £150 will start to be sent out by the end of this month, into early May.