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Andy Burnham

Andy Burnham was the Labour and Co-operative Party candidate for Mayor of Greater Manchester. They were elected with 420,749 votes.

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Andrew Murray Burnham is a British politician who has served as Mayor of Greater Manchester since 2017. He served in Gordon Brown's Cabinet as Chief Secretary to the Treasury from 2007 to 2008, Culture Secretary from 2008 to 2009 and Health Secretary from 2009 to 2010. A member of the Labour Party, Burnham identifies as a socialist and as belonging to the party's soft left. He served as Shadow Home Secretary from 2015 to 2016 and was Member of Parliament (MP) for Leigh from 2001 to 2017.

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Favourite Biscuit

"I don't have a sweet tooth and don't eat biscuits. But give me a beer and chips and gravy any day..."

Election events

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(Past event) Thursday 25 April 2024 18:00 : BBC North West debate , BBC One
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Andy Burnham's elections

Date Election Party Results Position
2024 Greater Manchester: Mayor of Greater Manchester Labour and Co-operative Party 420,749 votes (elected) 1st / 6 candidates
2021 Greater Manchester: Mayor of Greater Manchester Labour and Co-operative Party We do not collect voting data for Supplementary Vote elections. Position not available
2017 Greater Manchester: Mayor of Greater Manchester Labour and Co-operative Party We do not collect voting data for Supplementary Vote elections. Position not available
2015 Leigh: UK Parliamentary general election Labour Party 24,312 votes (elected) 1st / 5 candidates
2010 Leigh: UK Parliamentary general election Labour Party 21,295 votes (elected) 1st / 8 candidates
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