Mayors of London and Greater Manchester join forces to demand an end to the dangerous police funding crisis
14 November 2017
Sadiq Khan and Andy Burnham: Chancellor must provide real-terms increase in the Budget
Greater Manchester Combined Authority celebrates living wage commitment
8 November 2017
THE Greater Manchester Combined Authority is pleased to announce that it has been accredited as a Living Wage employer.
Public contributions to Manchester Arena attack – extended for two weeks
6 November 2017
There are an extra two weeks for people caught up in the terrorist attack at Manchester Arena to share their experiences as part of an independent review looking at the response to the incident.
Mayor begins search for new Business Advisory Panel
3 November 2017
The Mayor of Greater Manchester is asking the city-region’s business people to put themselves forward and apply to join his Business Advisory Panel.
Statement from Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham following GMP briefing
1 November 2017
Andy Burnham, Mayor of Greater Manchester, said:
Mayors unite to call for major new programme of devolution to city regions
1 November 2017
Mayors call for more control over public services including skills, training and apprenticeship services, as well as real influence over programmes designed to help people get back to work.
New plan to ensure no child is left behind
20 October 2017
The city-region’s schools, public, private & voluntary sector organisations are being urged to sign up to a new pledge to help kids get ready for school.
Letter sent to Greater Manchester MPs detailing concerns around the roll out of Universal Credit
18 October 2017
THIS morning Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham sent a letter to Greater Manchester MPs detailing the vital lessons learnt in the region on Universal Credit.
New action plan on homelessness
6 October 2017
£1.8million investment at the heart of new measures announced, as further £3.8m agreed with central Government to help those most in need.
Mayor Question Time
28 September 2017
Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham second public Question Time event is taking place this evening. Watch live below.
Statement following discussions by Northern leaders
20 September 2017
Northern leaders came together today to call on Government to honour in full its commitments and to discuss how the North can be heard nationally.
Mayor pledges that no child will be left behind in Greater Manchester
5 September 2017
In a speech today the Mayor of Greater Manchester will propose a pioneering new approach to tackling educational inequality and helping more children become ‘school-ready’.
Statement on reports of Libya trial
31 August 2017
Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham responds to reports of Libya trial:
Proudly celebrating Pride this weekend
25 August 2017
CELEBRATIONS of diversity and equality will be taking place throughout this weekend as part of Manchester Pride.
Mayor backs new body to speak for the North
23 August 2017
Today's transport summit in Leeds has agreed that a representative body of political, business and other leaders should be set up to speak with one voice for the North.
Unprecedented gathering of Northern leaders demand a fair deal from Government
23 August 2017
Political and business Leaders from across major Northern cities are to meet for the first time in Leeds on Wednesday to demand a fair deal on transport from the Government.
Mayor's promise to deliver homelessness funding to where it is needed
31 July 2017
THE Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham has today announced new grants from his homelessness fund, after spending the morning talking to rough sleepers about their needs.
Northern leaders statement on transport infrastructure investment
25 July 2017
Northern leaders respond to recent Government statements about transport infrastructure investment.
Manchester terror attack - statement from Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham
23 May 2017
Speaking outside Manchester Town Hall this morning, Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham said: