Candidates in the Greater Manchester Mayoral Election will debate the future of transport during an event at the University of Salford.
Those standing to become the region’s first Metro Mayor – with new powers over transport – will discuss what they will do to tackle congestion, poor air quality and how they will build sustainable infrastructure during a hustings event at the University’s Peel Hall from 3pm on Friday April 21.
The candidates standing for election on May 4 will take questions from members of the public in a debate chaired by the Right Honourable Baroness Beverley Hughes, chair of the University’s Council and non-executive director of the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce.
The candidates are:
Sean Anstee – Conservative
Jane Brophy – Liberal Democrat
Andy Burnham – Labour
Stephen Morris – English Democrats
Shneur Odze – UKIP
Will Patterson – Green Party
Mohammad Aslam – Independent
Marcus Jonathan Farmer – Independent
Anyone interested in going to the event can register their attendance by clicking here.