Local government will face £25bn funding gap by 2025

The report by the TUC and the New Economics Foundation has found that most councils will be left worse off by funding reforms and that...

Boris Johnson must target Northern Rugby League Towns to win general election, says Tory...

The election battlegrounds are no longer Midlands marginals like Nuneaton but Northern and Midlands towns with strong working class roots and Labour traditions, but...

Kier Starmer leading the race to become Labour leader over Long Bailey says poll

Keir Starmer is currently the favourite among Labour members to replace Jeremy Corbyn, a new poll has found . The poll by YouGov for the Economic and...

Covid-19 legislation must take account of human rights says MP’s

As the Government prepares to bring in emergency powers in the face of the Covid-19 crisis, a committee of MP's has written to the...

Commit to HS3 former Chancellor Osborne tells the Prime Minister

Theresa May's Government made a systematic attempt to bury the concept of the Northern Powerhouse according to the former Chancellor George Osborne. In an article...

Mayor of Greater Manchester signs historic agreement with GM VCSE Sector

Andy Burnham has signed a formal Accord with the 16,000 voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations in Greater Manchester, fulfilling a commitment made...

Generation Rent? Rents double in a decade and will soon overtake Mortgage payments

Last year tenants in Great Britain paid a record £51.6 billion in rent, an increase of £1.8 billion on the previous year and more...

Oldham MP Abrahams sacked from Shadow Cabinet over allegations of bullying

Labour’s shadow cabinet pokesperson for works and pensions and Oldham and Saddleworth MP Deborah Abrahams has been sacked from her role tonight after an...

North unites to demand control over EU cash to rebalance the economy

The North’s metro mayors, business leaders and civil society leaders have joined forces to demand control over funding needed to rebalance the economy. In a...

Altrincham MP Brady tells May to quit

Sir Graham Brady, the chair of the Conservative 1922 committee, has reportedly told Theresa May that MPs want her to stand down over her...