Greater Manchester metro mayor – economy hustings

This event, hosted by UK think tank Centre for Cities will provide a hustings for Greater Manchester mayoral candidates to set out their regional plans.

On 6 May, Greater Manchester goes to the polls for the second time to choose a metro mayor with powers over transport, planning and skills. The elected metro mayor sets out and implements a strategic vision for the economy of the metro area, supporting people, firms and institutions.

As the campaign for the election gains momentum, Centre for Cities, the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce and ICE North West are hosting a hustings for candidates to set out their plans to respond to the pandemic and their recovery strategy for the region with particular reference to infrastructure, innovation and business.


Andy BurnhamLabour Party candidate (confirmed)

Laura Evans, Conservative Party candidate (invited)

Melanie Horrocks, Green Party candidate (confirmed)

Simon Lepori, Liberal Democrats party (confirmed)

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