6th July 2017
Andy Burnham plans to make Manchester world-leading digital hub
Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham announces plans to make the region one of the “best digital hubs in the world”, and a £2m digital skills fund.
Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham has revealed ambitious plans to make the city region a world-leading digital hub.
The strategy includes a £2m digital skills fund, particularly focused on young people, to boost tech education and get more women into the industry. Burnham challenged local tech businesses to add to the funding pot to support tech initiatives in the city.