Mayor Andy Burnham, has appointed Sean Anstee as Greater Manchester’s Lead for Skills, Employment, and Apprenticeships.
The Leader of Trafford Council will oversee plans to secure higher quality apprenticeships with better pay and career progression opportunities alongside a more accessible university style application system. Cllr Anstee will also be responsible for enhancing employment opportunities for local people by increasing their skills, and supporting the creation of good quality jobs for people in Greater Manchester.
Upon his appointment, Sean Anstee said: “Everyone who lives and works here should be able to take advantage of every opportunity our city-region has to offer. Equipping people with the right skills to get a good job and succeed will be vital to Greater Manchester’s future.