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Labour’s Andy Burnham has won a third consecutive term as mayor of Greater Manchester. Andy Burnham received 420,749 votes, almost two-thirds of votes that were cast in the election.

Andy Burnham received more than 350,000 more votes than the Conservatives candidate Laura Evans, who came in second place with 68,946 votes.

GMLPN Reaction

Established in 2001, the Greater Manchester Learning Provider Network (GMLPN) is a growing network of over 100 members including, Independent Training Providers, FE Colleges, Community Voluntary Organisations, Universities, key suppliers, and other stakeholders. GMLPN work alongside key partners and Local Authorities to achieve an ever-closer alignment between the needs of employers, individuals, communities, and the suppliers of skills.

Julie Lappin, Executive Director at GMLPN said:

“Many congratulations to Mayor Andy Burnham on his re-election.  GMLPN are looking forward to working with Andy Burnham to support bringing the Major’s exciting technical education vision to life with education providers across Greater Manchester.”

Find out more about Andy Burnham’s Policies and Updates here.