News published July 2017
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.
Lord Kerslake to chair Mayor’s independent review into Manchester arena attack response
29 July 2017
An independent review into Greater Manchester’s preparedness and response to the Manchester Arena attack will be chaired by Lord Kerslake.
Olympic cycling champion to get Greater Manchester moving as first ever Cycling and Walking Commissioner
28 July 2017
Olympic cycling champion, Chris Boardman, to get Greater Manchester moving as first ever Cycling and Walking Commissioner.
Northern leaders statement on transport infrastructure investment
25 July 2017
Northern leaders respond to recent Government statements about transport infrastructure investment.
Mayor challenges Transport Secretary over broken promises around Manchester-Leeds line
22 July 2017
Mayor writes to Transport Secretary Chris Grayling expressing disappointment at potential downgrade of plans to improve Manchester - Leeds train route.
Statistics issued by the Home Office reveal that recorded crime is on the rise in Greater Manchester, with an overall increase of 18 per cent in the last year.
21 July 2017
Deputy Mayor of Greater Manchester Beverley Hughes said: “We know that Greater Manchester is a challenging area to police and since being appointed to oversee police and crime I have been working closely with Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham to plan for the future to make improvements across our 10 boroughs.
Chief resilience officer appointed by Mayor Andy Burnham to help Greater Manchester meet its toughest challenges
20 July 2017
GREATER Manchester is to benefit from its first ever Chief Resilience Officer, who has been announced as Dr Kathy Oldham, OBE.
GM MAYOR MAKES COMMITMENT TO TACKLE INEQUALITIES FACED BY TRANS PEOPLE
8 July 2017
Services for trans people need to improve, says GM Mayor
“Help me make Greater Manchester the best digital city in the UK” says Andy Burnham
6 July 2017
Hundreds from tech industry come together for first digital summit.
Statement from Andy Burnham following 'The Betrayed Girls' documentary
5 July 2017
Statement from the Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, in response to 'The Betrayed Girls' documentary about child sexual exploitation.