The Labour line-up for this year’s metro mayor elections is close to being completed.
LabourList has a rundown of who is standing in each part of England. All of the confirmed elections are due to take place on May 4.
Peterborough and Cambridgeshire – The Labour candidate will be announced on February 3. Fiona Onasanya and Kevin Price are running for selection.
Greater Manchester – Andy Burnham, MP for Leigh, former health secretary and former shadow home secretary.
Liverpool city region – Steve Rotheram, MP for Liverpool Walton, former city councillor and close ally of Burnham.
Tees Valley – Sue Jeffrey, the current Redcar and Cleveland council leader, was announced today as the candidate.
West of England – Lesley Mansell, a Corbyn-supporting parish councillor, was announced today as the candidate.
West Midlands – Siôn Simon, MEP for the West Midlands and former MP and education minister.
Sheffield city region – It is not yet known whether the vote will go ahead because of a legal wrangle over the consultation which preceded the devolution deal.