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Mayor of Greater Manchester

This election was held on Thursday 6 May 2021.

The Mayor of Greater Manchester helps direct the overall strategy of the ten councils which make up the Greater Manchester Combined Authority. The Mayor oversees police and fire services, and has other responsibilities in areas such as transport, housing, business, and skills.

View more information on the GM Elects website.

Learn more about devolution in Greater Manchester from the Institute for Government.

9 candidates stood in the Greater Manchester mayoral election.

Read the official candidate booklet for this election.

Next election

The next election for Greater Manchester mayoral election is due to take place on Thursday 2 May 2024.

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