Burnham calls for Labour push on devolution

By Dan Peters | 17 May 2021

Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham has called on his party to provide ‘wholehearted support for true devolution’.

Writing for a national newspaper, he called for Labour to ditch its mind-set of being ‘lukewarm’ about English devolution, a policy that he described as a ‘potential gamechanger’ for British politics and the party.

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