Manchester Democracy my arse,a debate without all the parties and a price to exclude the poor. What next let them eat cake.


Place North West GM Mayoral Debate: Hear from the candidates

20 Dec 2016, 12:01

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Place North West, Lovell Partnerships, Iceni Projects and PPS Group bring you the first debate of its kind between the Labour candidate, Andy Burnham, Conservative Sean Anstee and Liberal Democrat Jane Brophy as they compete to become the first directly elected Mayor for Greater Manchester in the election on 4 May 2017.

Held on Friday 10 February from 5.30pm in the Alexandra Suite at The Midland Hotel Manchester, this event will see the region’s leading property and construction decision-makers gather to hear the candidates discuss their priorities and policies for the city region.

Topics for debate will include:

  • Housing
  • Green Belt release
  • Greater Manchester Spatial Framework
  • Transport and infrastructure
  • Skills and employment
  • Development and investment
  • Health and social care
  • Candidates’ priorities
  • Brexit

Place North West GM Mayoral Debate will offer delegates the chance to pose questions to the contenders about their plans to tackle the issues facing the city region – lack of housing supply, traffic congestion, skills gap…

Event timetable

5.30pm Champagne drinks reception

6.15pm Debate:

Cllr Sean Anstee, Conservative

Andy Burnham MP, Labour

Cllr Jane Brophy, Liberal Democrats

chaired by Paul Unger, editor, Place North West

7pm Q+A

7.30pm Networking

8.30pm Finish

This event is sponsored by housing provider Lovell Partnerships and planning and development consultancy Iceni Projects.

Places at this event are limited. Please book early to avoid missing out. Tickets cost £100+VAT. Tables of seven can be purchased for £700+VAT.

Click here to book now


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