Andy Burnham

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Labour heavyweight Wes Streeting denies plan to succeed Starmer
A fundraising event held for the shadow minister sparks rumours that he is readying himself to replace Keir Starmer if he resigns over Beergate

Toby Helm Political Editor

14, May, 2022 @7:35 PM

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Andy Burnham to cap Greater Manchester bus fares at £2 a journey
Move comes as part of plan by mayor to create fully integrated public transport system for region

Helen Pidd North of England editor

14, Mar, 2022 @4:15 PM

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Andy Burnham says clean air zone critics made false claims about wife’s interests
Greater Manchester mayor says comments made in relation to Marie-France van Heel are ‘frankly disgraceful’

Helen Pidd North of England editor

18, Feb, 2022 @7:20 PM

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Greater Manchester clean air zone rollout delayed until summer
Mayor Andy Burnham blames pandemic’s negative effect on supply chains and secondhand car market

Jessica Murray

04, Feb, 2022 @5:49 PM

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North of England faces ‘second-best trains’ for 200 years, warns Burnham
Greater Manchester mayor says government’s £96bn rail plan will not bring the claimed benefits

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

02, Feb, 2022 @12:40 PM

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HS2 protesters plan ‘nationwide day of action’ over rail expansion
Activists say bill being presented to parliament sanctions irreversible destruction of environment

Mark Brown North of England correspondent

24, Jan, 2022 @11:34 AM

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Campaigners warn against plan to delay Manchester clean air zone
Delaying introduction of charges for some vehicles that breach standards would be ‘serious blow’ for health, critics say

Maya Wolfe-Robinson

13, Jan, 2022 @5:31 PM

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I believe in local democracy – I just don’t understand it | Adrian Chiles
I don’t have any complaints, but if I did, who would I moan to? Parish or county council? MP or mayor? I’m baffled, writes Adrian Chiles

Adrian Chiles

13, Jan, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Two ex-prime ministers join chorus of calls for ‘Hillsborough law’
Gordon Brown and Theresa May speak at event aimed at ensuring fairer treatment for families bereaved in major incidents

Mark Brown North of England correspondent

07, Jan, 2022 @5:35 PM

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Government planning ‘to put HS2 on stilts through Manchester’
Andy Burnham demands underground station for new route rather than cheaper series of viaducts

Helen Pidd North of England editor

19, Nov, 2021 @5:49 PM

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Frustration grows as HS2 derails and ‘levelling up’ goes off track | Letters
Letters: Readers react to the scaled-back plans and the broken promises about infrastructure investment in the north of England

Letters

19, Nov, 2021 @5:14 PM

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‘Second-class’ rail plan could hurt north of England for 100 years, says Andy Burnham – as it happened
Latest updates: Manchester mayor condemns Boris Johnson’s rail plan, saying decision will have significant impact for decades

Andrew Sparrow

18, Nov, 2021 @7:04 PM

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