Police and Fire


Police and Fire

By working together with local people and partner agencies, we want to build the safest communities in Britain.

The Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, now has responsibilities around the governance and budgets relating to Greater Manchester Police and Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service.

Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime

Baroness Beverley Hughes is Greater Manchester’s Deputy Mayor for Policing, Crime, Criminal Justice and Fire. She is responsible for making the police and fire services accountable to local people and consulting with you on what your priorities are for community safety in Greater Manchester.

Working closely alongside the Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, the Deputy Mayor will also make decisions on how much of your council tax needs to go towards policing.

Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service 

Beverley Hughes oversees Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service on behalf of the Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, who is responsible for the overall governance, strategic and financial management of the service.

Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (external website)

New Chief Fire Officer for Greater Manchester - Dave Russel (external website)

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Documents and publications relating to Police and Fire

Police and Crime Complaints