In January 2023, Kate Green was appointed as Deputy to Andy Burnham, the Metro Mayor for Greater Manchester, to lead on policing and crime.
From 2010 to 2022, Kate served as the Member of Parliament for Stretford and Urmston. While in parliament, she held a number of shadow ministerial posts, including Shadow Secretary of State for Education, and Shadow Minister for Women and Equalities.
Prior to her election to parliament, Kate was Chief Executive of the Child Poverty Action Group and before that Director of the National Council for One Parent Families (now Gingerbread). She is a long-standing advocate for families and children, and campaigner against poverty and inequality.