Burnham-“Time for a daily Coronavirus press conference

The Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham is calling for a daily televised press conference on the Coronavirus outbreak. Writing on twitter this morning he...

Local and Mayor election postponed for a year

This year's local council elections and elections for Greater Manchester Mayor have been postponed until 2021. The contest were due to be held in May...

No surprise as report says most growth enhancing public spending is skewed towards London

A new report out this morning exposes how the most growth-enhancing items of public spending – transport, innovation, housing and culture – are skewed...

Tories pick former Trafford Councillor as Greater Manchester Mayoral candidate

Laura Evans, former Executive Member and councillor on Trafford Council has been selected by Party members to be the Conservative Party candidate for Mayor...

Workers in the UK put in more than £35 billion worth of unpaid overtime...

UK employers claimed £35 billion of free labour last year because of workers’ doing unpaid overtime, according to new analysis of official statistics published...

Rebecca Long-Bailey gets the backing of Jeremy Corbyn in leadership battle

Jeremy Corbyn has appeared in a campaign video for Rebecca Long-Bailey, saying he would give her his 'absolute support' if she became Labour leader. The...

Rebecca Long-Bailey and Lisa Nandy trailing Kier Starmer in Labour leader race

A You Gov poll of Labour members has put both Greater Manchester Labour MP's trailing in the race to become next Labour leader. The survey...

£54 billion would be required just to return public spending to real 2010 levels...

Avoiding any day-to-day spending cuts beyond next year would likely require either tax rises or abandoning the fiscal promises made in the Conservative manifesto. On...

Lord Steel quits House of Commons over Cyril Smith findings

David Steel has resigned from the Lib Dems and quit the House of Lords following criticism at his handling of allegations of child abuse...

Cyril Smith was protected from prosecution in a number of ways says child sexual...

Former Rochdale Liberal MP Cyril Smith was protected from prosecution in a number of ways including by the police, the director of public prosecutions...