The vision for
Greater Manchester has made
real progress in the past few years.
We’ve set the standard for English
devolution and have a strong track
record of delivering for our people
and places. We’re already showing
what real levelling up means for our
city region. As we move forward,
we all have a part to play in making
this a greener, fairer, and more
prosperous place for everyone.
Mayor of Greater
The vision for Greater Manchester in 2030
Where we are now
As we moved out of a
very difficult period
for our city it felt like
an opportune moment
to capture some of that
MIKE PERLS MBE
MC2 Chairman &
MC2 has been privileged over the years to see up close how leaders
from across our city region have created success stories that set
global standards. We’ve seen it in business, academia, sport and
local government. Greater Manchester both produces and attracts
visionaries that are able to mix strategic insight with a relentless
focus on execution.
As we moved out of a very difficult period for our city it felt like
an opportune moment to capture some of that visionary thinking.
We convened leaders from the public and private sectors with a
track record of world-class execution to create a vision for 2030.
When these individuals say they are going to do something, they do
it. This report articulates that collective vision, and identifies the
areas we must get right in order to achieve it.
As a city region, we must continue the discussion that this paper
provokes. If plans aren’t in place for each element then let’s put
them in place. Let’s convene working groups to look at the key
areas in greater detail and how we move them forward:
infrastructure, sustainability, business, talent and