Manchester City Council

Councillor Sheila Newman

Our sympathies are with the family and friends of Councillor Sheila Newman, Executive Member for Children’s Services and current Lady Mayoress of Manchester, who passed away on Sunday.

Read our tribute.


The Council & democracy Media accreditation for the Manchester parliamentary constituencies general election counts

The five Manchester constituencies are:

  • Blackley and Broughton
  • Manchester Central
  • Manchester Gorton
  • Manchester Withington
  • Wythenshawe and Sale East

The counts and declarations for all five will take place at Manchester Central Convention Complex on Thursday 8 June into Friday 9 June.

Members of the media who want to attend need to apply here for accreditation.

By applying you are agreeing to have your details passed on to Greater Manchester Police for simple background checks, similar to accreditation for a party political conference. You have to fill in a separate form for each person that wants to attend.

Accreditation closes on Tuesday 30 May. Names cannot be changed after this date and late applications will only be considered in exceptional circumstances.

All media and supporting crew will need to provide current photo ID to gain entry on the night (NUJ Pass, passport or photo card driving licence).

Applications for accreditation are now closed, if you have completed an application you will hear from us by the end of Tuesday 6 June 2017.

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