Higher turnout and more switching between parties means low-income voters could be key to...

With the chances of a general election before the end of the year rising, a new report out today suggests that low-income voters could be...

May announces new programme to tackle burning injustices

A new independent body responsible for challenging social injustices and creating a fairer country has been announced today by Prime Minister Theresa May. The Office...

Kim Darrock resigns as US ambassador

Sir Kim Darroch has resigned as Britain’s ambassador to Washington, following the controversy over leaked comments at the weekend implying criticism of President Trump...

Tory party contenders to be questioned live from Salford Quays

ITV has confirmed dock10 studios at MediaCityUK in Salford will be the venue for the first televised head-to-head debate between the two candidates vying...

Families biting their tongues to avoid Brexit rows, research shows

Experts at the University of Sheffield have found that people are avoiding conversations about politics in order to prevent fall-outs over Brexit. The research, led...

Lord Heseltine: Give Metro Mayors greater powers to deliver housing, skills and jobs

Britain’s metro mayors should be given greater powers over housing, schools and jobs to truly transform our cities and drive the economy, a new...

Conservatives in Manchester are being forced to meet in secret says Didsbury chairman

“There’s a semi-secret political group in Manchester whose meetings can not be made public for fear of reprisal. You are unlikely to find a...

Salford heads urge parents to fight school cuts

Head teachers across Salford are urging parents to back a new campaign for fairer funding for schools. They have written to all parents condemning the...

Brexit: Northern votes not as decisive as assumed

Perceptions of a North-South divide around support for leaving the European Union may not be accurate, according to new research from Manchester Metropolitan University. Through...

Tatton MP McVey falls at the first hurdle to be next PM

Tatton MP Esther McVey is one of three  candidates to be knocked out of the race to be the next Tory leader and Prime...