Greater Manchester metro mayor hustings

Centre for Cities and the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce is hosting a hustings ahead of the mayoral election in May

Event starts at 5.30-7.30pm on 5 April 2017 at Boardroom of the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce

From May, Greater Manchester will have a new mayor with powers over transport, planning and skills. The elected metro mayor will have an important opportunity to set out and implement a strategic vision for the economy of the metro area, supporting people, firms and institutions to build a more prosperous Great Manchester in the decades to come.

As the campaign for the election gains momentum and voters become more aware of the new position and its powers, Centre for Cities and the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce aheld a hustings for candidates to set out their plans to drive growth in the city-region.

Confirmed candidates:

Andy Burnham MP, Labour Party
Cllr Sean Anstee, Conservative Party
Cllr Iain Roberts, Liberal Democrats
Will Patterson, Green

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