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27
Jul

Metro Mayors: who will be waving the red flags in Manchester and Liverpool?

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We are still some way off the elections for the new Greater Manchester and Liverpool City Regional mayors, due to be held in May 2017, but it would not be unfair to suggest that the more important vote is already underway. In the coming weeks Labour members in both cities will select the Labour Party’s […]

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02
Jun

Burnham vs Anderson: fighting the wrong battle?

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This week saw hopeful Greater Manchester Mayor candidate MP Andy Burnham face criticism from Liverpool’s current Mayor and Metro Mayor hopeful over his remarks that the job required a candidate with senior government experience (i.e. him). Furthermore, he stated that, due to the complicated nature of the role which will put the successful bidder in […]

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