Cllr Beth Knowles


Beth is the newest member of the city centre team after being elected in May 2014 as a Labour and Co-operative councillor for Manchester city centre.

Beth has worked for a variety of NGOs and Trade Unions on local, national and international issues and is currently a union organiser for the public sector union UNISON.

Beth sits on the council's Neighbourhoods scrutiny committee and is particularly interested in working on the issues surrounding homelessness, improving public realm within the city and arts and culture.

Beth is a co-founder of the charity A New Leaf, which brings the community together to create and expand greenery and public space in Manchester city centre. She also sits on the board of directors for the People's History Museum and Castlefield Art Gallery.

When she has spare time she spends it taking photos of people when they least expect it, concocting grand schemes in Northern Quarter coffee shops and reading anything to do with Berlin or Scandinavia.

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