Andy Burnham says he won't stand again as Leigh MP regardless of mayoral election outcome

Andy Burnham Credit: Press Association

Leigh MP Andy Burnham has confirmed he won't run again in the General Election, regardless of Manchester's mayoral election result

The former health secretary is Labour's candidate for Mayor of Greater Manchester.A representative for Mr Burnham told Granada Reports the Labour MP will not be seeking re-election in Leigh.The inaugural election in Greater Manchester is due to take place on May 4th. Here's a full list of all the candidates:

  • Sean Anstee - Conservative

  • Jane Brophy - Liberal Democrat

  • Andy Burnham - Labour

  • Stephen Morris - English Democrat

  • Shneur Odze - UKIP

  • Will Patterson - The Green Party