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Policy briefings

Our briefings cover a variety of topical issues.

Greater Manchester mayoral policy briefing

On 4 May, Greater Manchester will elect its first metro mayor covering some of the key policy areas we had identified in the election; health and social care, housing, jobs, inclusivity and transport. You can download the PDF version of the briefing here

Drawing on the expertise of academics at The University of Manchester and external partners, we developed some key recommendations and challenges for whoever is elected next month.

We also sent all of the candidates a copy of the briefing, inviting them to submit their responses to the points raised and their commitments on the issues which we will collate and publish before the election. Below are the responses we've recieved.