The Police Commissioner hustings event was held at the Roscoe Building, Manchester University, on November 6, 2012. Four of the candidates were present: Matt Gallagher - Liberal Democrats, Tony Lloyd - Labour Party, Michael Winstanley - Conservative and Steven Woolfe - UK Independence Party. Roy Warren - Independent - couldn't attend due to ill health. The event was organised by the Manchester Evening News.
This video shows the initial speeches. Each candidate was allowed to speak for about three minutes.