Corbyn leads pact to stop a no deal Brexit

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has met with the leaders of other opposition parties to agree on a strategy to oppose no-deal Brexit. He says...

Brexit on hold again as MP’s refuse the Government’s timetable

Two Greater Manchester Labour MP’s were among nineteen who voted with the Government to approve Withdrawal Agreement Bill tonight as it passed by 329...

Scrap the public sector pay cap says Gwynne

Labour MP for Denton and Reddish Andrew Gwynne has called on the government to end its one per cent public sector pay cap. Since 2010,...

Seven regional and City Wide Mayors call for major devolution for City Regions

The Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham is one of Britain’s seven regional and city-wide Mayors who will  today meet for the first time and...

Brenda Warrington appointed Tameside Council’s first female leader

Tameside Council has confirmed the appointment of Brenda Warrington as the local authority’s first ever female leader. Cllr Warrington also becomes the first female Chair...

BBC to produce five part Thatchers documentary

Marking 40 years since Britain’s first female prime minister rocketed to power in 1979, the BBC has announced that it is to produce a...

Hundreds gather for anti semitism rally in Manchester

The event, held on Corporation Street in Manchester on Sunday was a protest condemning anti-Semitism in the Labour Party. It followed compliants  of anti-Semitic behaviour within...

Universal Credit can loosen the grip of poverty, but further reform is needed

Universal Credit has the potential to help families locked in poverty, but the Government must make urgent improvements in its design, funding...

Pressure mounts on Boohoo to recognise Usdaw as a top MP chases the company...

Retail trade union Usdaw is stepping up their campaign for recognition at Manchester based online clothes retailer Boohoo, after the company has this week...

Court rules Johnson’s shut down of Parliament is illegal

The government's suspension of Parliament has been ruled unlawful by Scotland's highest court. The Court of Session has ruled unanimously that Boris Johnson's intent in...