Burnham to run for Mayor of Greater Manchester
SHADOW Home Secretary Andy Burnham has signalled his intent to stand for Mayor of Greater Manchester, claiming that Labour runs the risk of being marginalized if it does not take devolution seriously.
Liverpool-born Burnham, who has been MP for Leigh in Greater Manchester for 15 years, sad, if elected, he would quit the Commons.
And he voiced fears a“Londoncentric” Labour Party could be pushed into third place, as happened in Scotland in this month’s Holyrood elections.
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