As the polling day for Greater Manchester electing its first ever Metro Mayor approaches, Dr Sarah Darley outlines what the new mayor must do in order to tackle sexual violence across the city region. In Greater Manchester, reported rapes have doubled in the last two years and child sexual exploitation has increased fivefold in three […]
Inclusive Growth : what should be on the new Greater Manchester mayor’s agenda?
With the election of the Greater Manchester’s new metro mayor a few weeks away, the Inclusive Growth Analysis Unit are producing a number of short policy briefings around what policies the mayor could adopt around inclusive growth. Here, Professor Ruth Lupton summarises their first policy briefing and identifies some key priorities for the new mayor. […]
What can devo do for women?
Political devolution is well on it’s way in Greater Manchester, with the health and social care budget having been devolved last April and with the imminent election of the Metro Mayor in May. However, there have been criticisms over how representative those making the devolution deals are of the communities they make decisions for. In the […]