Metro Mayor Race

On the 4th of May the Liverpool City region and Greater Manchester will vote in their Metro-Mayors.

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Labour leader and new Mayor celebrate - separately

It appears Andy Burnham was so keen to celebrate his victory in Manchester's mayoral election, he couldn't even wait for his party leader to arrive. Reporters were told Jeremy Corbyn would meet up with the triumphant new Mayor in Manchester. When he arrived Mr Burnham and his team couldn't be found

The Labour leader earlier met Liverpool's new metro Mayor Steve Rotheram and said the country should learn from Merseyside. After heavy losses in council elections across the UK party members were determined to highlight their success in the North West. So Mr Corbyn carried on with his visit without the man of the moment.

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