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11
Jun

Transport in the North West: an ambitious programme

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I was at an event in Manchester this morning that focused on transport infrastructure in Manchester and across the North. It was great to hear first-hand from Network Rail and Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM), two of the key players in turning aspiration and policy into infrastructure improvement. Network Rail is planning to invest almost […]

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01
Jun

What to expect from the interim Mayor

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Greater Manchester’s ten council leaders have picked the Police and Crime Commissioner, Tony Lloyd, to be the interim Mayor of Greater Manchester. The decision took a few hours, as the ten were initially evenly split between Mr Lloyd and the Leader of Wigan Council, Lord Peter Smith. Mr Lloyd will do the job for the […]

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