Reducing our fossil fuel demand

13 March 2017

The key to cutting Greater Manchester's carbon footprint is to develop a real renewable energy strategy.

Leading the fight against climate change

13 March 2017

Ambitious carbon reduction targets in Greater Manchester will contribute to the worldwide goals and set an example for other cities.

Protecting our communities from climate change

13 March 2017

We need to start by defending local communities from flooding.

Working with business – a greener, more efficient economy

05 March 2017

It's time to rethink the Spatial Framework; I'll push for more mixed-use town centres, converting unused retail space into offices.

A fresh look at housing – urban living to cut pollution

05 March 2017

It's time to rethink our approach to housing and planning, and push for more car-free housing to be made available.

A more active Greater Manchester – starting with our schools

05 March 2017

With one in five cars on the road during the morning rush hour taking children to school, working with Councils to reduce traffic around schools will reduce congestion.

Attractive alternatives – an improved public transport network

05 March 2017

I'll use the new powers to regulate Greater Manchester's bus network, and move to low emission buses being the standard around the city region.

Fighting congestion – targeting heavy polluters

05 March 2017

I'll roll out a network of London-style Low Emission Zones placing the heaviest burden on the heaviest polluters

Changing attitudes to health

01 March 2017

Decision makers have forgotten that in reality, it's economic, social and environmental factors that affect our health.

No health without mental health – real support for the one in four

01 March 2017

One in four people will face a mental health issue at some point in their livers, and Governments repeatedly promise to treat mental health provision with the same seriousness as physical health.

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