The Rt Hon. Andy Burnham
Andy Burnham has been Mayor of Greater Manchester since May 2017. Responsible for shaping the future of Greater Manchester, Andy’s priorities include building a London-style integrated transport system and ending rough sleeping. Before being elected Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy was MP for Leigh from 2001. In 2008 he became Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, before returning to Health as Secretary of State in 2009. In opposition, Andy has served as Shadow Education Secretary, Shadow Health Secretary and Shadow Home Secretary.