Rochdale born Sajid Javid is the new Health Secretary

Just over an hour after the resignation of Matt Hancock was announced, The Rochdale born former Chancellor and Home Secretary was appointed as his...

Health Secretary admits breaking social distancing rules

The Health Secretary Matt Hancock has admitted breaking social distancing rules after pictures appeared in a newspaper of him kissing a non-executive director of the...

Nine in ten councillors back call for social care priority in government

More than nine in 10 councillors from across the country and political spectrum have called on the Government to give greater priority to social...

Andy Burnham accuses Nicola Sturgeon of hypocrisy over her Manchester travel ban

Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham says the SNP's ban on travel from Scotland to Manchester is an example of "double standards and hypocrisy" Speaking to...

Boris Johnson called Matt Hancock “totally f—— hopeless” in WhatsApp message

Former Chief of Staff to the Prime Minister Dominic Cummings has revealed a series of explicit messages apparently from the Prime Minister damning his Health...

Government accused of underfunding childcare

The funding rates paid to local authorities for the so-called ‘free childcare’ offer are just two-thirds of what the government itself estimated would be...

Delay to June 21 is because Boris Johnson didn’t shut the border

The Labour Party has blamed the delay to the final lockdown lifting on Boris Johnson’s failure to properly protect our borders. Labour’s Shadow Health Secretary,...

No justification for Covid passports say MP’s

Proposals for a Covid-status certification system to be used domestically have been slammed by a cross-party group of MPs, with them calling for plans...

Boris Johnson lockdown scepticism was out of step with wider public – but not...

New British Election Study research from experts based at The University of Manchester and Royal Holloway shows that while Boris Johnson’s scepticism about coronavirus...

The three Rs – the priorities for Bury council’s leadership

Response, recovery and regeneration will be the over-riding priorities for members of Bury Council’s new cabinet. The ‘three Rs’ aim to ensure that Bury can...