Andy Burnham & Kate Green talk opportunities for Young People & protecting Manchester from violence! Interview w/ The NGY Show
Mayor Andy Burnham and Deputy Mayor, Kate Green share their passion for the city and how they want to empower the young people of Manchester to seek more by providing public transport initiatives, better mental health services like Kooth, and opening more spaces on the street for sporting activities.
The ‘OUR’ pass allows 16 – 18yr olds explore Greater Manchester for free on most local buses, any day of the week; members can also get half-price off-peak 1 day and weekend travelcards on Metrolink.
The political pair are keen to support the cost of living crisis with more accessible ways to travel in the city. Added initiatives they discussed include supporting young people by better equipping them for street emergencies with campaigns such as ‘Street Doctor’ and the ‘Is This Okay’ campaign.
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Andy Burnham is the Mayor of Manchester, a prominent political figure known for his dedicated service to the city. Born in 1970, he is a British Labour Party politician with a background in law and governance. Burnham’s political career has been marked by various significant roles, including serving as Secretary of State for Health and Social Care and Secretary of State for Culture, Media, and Sport. As Mayor of Manchester, he is committed to improving the lives of its residents, tackling social issues, and enhancing the city’s infrastructure and economy. His dynamic leadership and advocacy for Manchester have earned him widespread respect and admiration.
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