Metro mayors: Your guide to who is standing for Labour, where and when

Avatar

Manchester city centre

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.

Everything Labour.
Every weekday morning.

By clicking ‘subscribe’ you confirm you have read and agree to our privacy policy

More from LabourList