Centre for Cities panel: The first 100 days - priorities for the Mayor of Greater Manchester

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Release date: 15/7/2016

Description

A public panel discussing the priorities for the new Mayor of Greater Manchester, elected in May 2017. The discussion touched on how the new Mayor can encourage participation in local democracy, the challenges following the vote to leave the European Union, and proposals to create a 'cabinet of the North' formed of mayors of northern city regions who will be able to champion and deliver the Northern Powerhouse.

Speakers: Andy Burnham MP (Prospective Labour candidate for Mayor of Greater Manchester); Prof. Francesca Gains (University of Manchester); Clive Memmott (Chief Executive of the Manchester Chamber of Commerce).

Watch coverage of the panel here.

Media contributions

TitleCentre for Cities panel: The first 100 days - priorities for the Mayor of Greater Manchester
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date15/07/16
PersonsFrancesca Gains