Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham says there is "mounting chaos" in the government's dispersal system.Read more
Mayor of Greater Manchester
Mayoral Election Results
First round results for mayoral election
|Candidate||First pref votes||Percentage||Second pref votes||Percentage|
|First pref votes359,352||Percentage63.4%||Second pref votes-||Percentage-|
|First pref votes128,752||Percentage22.7%||Second pref votes-||Percentage-|
Candidate Liberal Democrat
|First pref votes34,334||Percentage6.1%||Second pref votes-||Percentage-|
|First pref votes13,424||Percentage2.4%||Second pref votes-||Percentage-|
Candidate English Democrats
|First pref votes11,115||Percentage2.0%||Second pref votes-||Percentage-|
|First pref votes10,583||Percentage1.9%||Second pref votes-||Percentage-|
|First pref votes5,815||Percentage1.0%||Second pref votes-||Percentage-|
|First pref votes3,360||Percentage0.6%||Second pref votes-||Percentage-|
Second preference votes are only used to elect the mayor if no candidate receives more than 50% of the vote. The top two candidates then receive the second preference votes from their eliminated opponents.
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Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham said rail operator Northern is in "freefall" after cancellations increased to almost 300 in one day.
Mr Burnham said at least 147 trains were cancelled or part-cancelled on 22 May and this had almost doubled to at least 281 on 29 May.
He said services are "actually getting worse" and "Northern's freefall shown no signs of slowing down".
Northern said it is urgently working on "comprehensive plans".
England's regions should be given more control over taxes instead of relying on government grants, its elected mayors have said.
At their first summit, they said the UK was "one of the most centralised states in the western world".
The leaders - four Conservative and three Labour - said more regional powers would "give cities the tools... to increase growth and job creation".
Earlier this week, Liverpool City Region mayor Steve Rotheram called for powers to control the Universal Credit benefit after critics said its reforms were causing hardship.
Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham added that Brexit meant it was "vital that people here have the right skills to get on in life and drive our economy".