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Manchester, Greater


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Manchester, Greater

Manchester, Greater

Manchester, Greater

Manchester, Greater

LLOYD, Anthony Joseph (born 1950), Police and Crime Commissioner (Lab) for Greater Manchester, since 2012; interim Mayor of Greater Manchester, since 2015

WILMOT, David (born 1943), DL; Chief Constable, Greater Manchester Police, 1991–2002

DOWNWARD, William (Atkinson) (1912 - 2005), JP; Lord-Lieutenant of Greater Manchester, 1974–87

SMITH, Warren James (born 1948), Lord-Lieutenant of Greater Manchester, since 2007

FAHY, Peter (born 1959), Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police, 2008–15

LAMONTE, Dr Jonathan (born 1959), DL; Chief Executive, Transport for Greater Manchester, since 2013

MILLAR, John Stanley (born 1925), County Planning Officer, Greater Manchester Council, 1973–83

LATHAM, Cecil Thomas (1924 - 2005), Stipendiary Magistrate, Greater Manchester (sitting at Salford), 1976–94

MULLIGAN, Christopher James (1950 - 2012), Director General, Passenger Transport Executive, Greater Manchester, 1991–2007

BENNETT, Daniel (1900 - 1985), JP; Chairman, Greater Manchester Council, 1976–77, retired

BINGHAM, James (1916 - 1990), Chairman, Greater Manchester County Council, 1980–81 (Member, 1974–81)

FISHWICK, Avril (1924 - 2014), Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Greater Manchester, 1988–98

GRAHAM, David Alec (1930 - 1991), Director General, Greater Manchester Passenger Transport Executive, since 1976

HAMNETT, Thomas Orlando (1930 - 2013), Chairman, Greater Manchester Council, 1975–76, Vice-Chairman, 1976

OGDEN, George (Chester) (1913 - 1983), DL; Chief Executive, Greater Manchester Metropolitan County Council, 1973–76

 

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A term first used in 1914 to describe a commercial rather than municipal focus in north‐west England, but now applied to the major conurbation which was created a metropolitan county after local government reform (1972). Of the six such counties created, it is the only one to be named after its central city.

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