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Tony Lloyd

Greater Manchester Police and Crime Commissioner/Interim Mayor of Greater Manchester
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Tony Lloyd is a British Labour Party politician, Greater Manchester Police and Crime Commissioner and interim Mayor of Greater Manchester.

Tony served as a Trafford councillor from 1979 to 1984. In 1983, he was elected Member of Parliament (MP) for Stretford, representing the constituency until 1997, when the Manchester Central seat was created.

As an MP, Lloyd was an opposition spokesman between 1987 and 1997, a Minister of State in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office between 1997 and 1999 and Chair of the Parliamentary Labour Party from 2006 to 2012.

Tony continued as a constituency MP until October 2012, when he stepped down to contest the 2012 Police and Crime Commissioner elections for Greater Manchester Police area. He was elected and assumed the position in November 2012 and was appointed Interim Mayor of Greater Manchester on 29 May 2015.