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Andy Burnham

British Labour politician and Mayor of Greater Manchester

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Andy Burnham: British Labour politician and Mayor of Greater Manchester
Andrew Murray Burnham is a British Labour Party politician serving as Mayor of Greater Manchester since 2017. He served as Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport from 2008 to 2009 and Secretary of State for Health from 2009 to 2010. Burnham served as Member of Parliament (MP) for Leigh from 2001 to 2017.

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Andy Burnham calls for greater 'fairness' to regions [Video]

Andy Burnham calls for greater 'fairness' to regions

The Mayor of Greater Manchester has called for the government to be 'fairer' to regions, suggesting a focus on London has left regions struggling to deal with the coronavirus pandemic. Andy Burnham..

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Coronavirus: Andy Burnham warns PM risks 'fracturing national unity'

Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham says he felt he was given no real notice of the measures announced last Sunday.
BBC News - Published

Coronavirus lockdown advice 'lacks clarity', say England's mayors

The prime minister's plans to ease lockdown restrictions "increases risk", warns Andy Burnham.
BBC News - Published

Coronavirus: Government £30m bailout for light rail

Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham says he is "disappointed" because the money is not enough.
BBC News - Published

HS2: Boris Johnson set to give green light for multi-billion pound rail project

Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham calls for PM to bring forward railway to link northern cities
Independent - Published

Put cities in charge of rail services, say transport experts

New report – backed by Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham – calls for radical overhaul of franchise system
Independent - Published

General election 2019: Labour lose Leigh seat to Conservatives

James Grundy has won Leigh, the former seat of Andy Burnham and held by Labour since 1922.
BBC News - Published

Brexit: Labour's Andy Burnham indicates he will campaign for Leave in second referendum

Mayor of Greater Manchester is first senior Labour figure to break with pro-Remain colleagues
Independent - Published

Bolton fire: Government warned over laminate cladding risk before student flat block blaze

Material used on building exterior cause for 'concern' Manchester metro-mayor Andy Burnham says
Independent - Published

Manchester stabbings 'unlikely to have political or religious motivation', Andy Burnham says

Mayor believes attack is 'isolated incident' as Arndale shopping centre reopens
Independent - Published