No council tax increase for Manchester

Early this week the  Government announced its intention to raise the referendum threshold for Council Tax increases, giving councils the ability to increase their...

Cabinet Secretary recuses himself from party inquiry after he had a party of his...

Cabinet Secretary Simon Case has “recused himself” from leading an investigation into alleged parties held across Whitehall during coronavirus restrictions, Downing Street has confirmed,...

Oldham’s new council leader and the first Muslim to hold the job

Cllr Arooj Shah has been elected as the new leader of Oldham’s Labour Group. With Labour being the largest group on Oldham Council, holding...

Long Bailey and Nandy through to the next round of the Labour leadership contest

Greater Manchester MP's Rebecca Long Bailey and Lisa Nandy have both made it through to the next round of the contest to be the...

Sir Graham Brady warns of mission creep of more Covid restrictions

Altrincham and Sale West MP Sir Graham Brady has said the "repetitive cycle" of lockdowns is "immensely damaging to people's livelihoods, is deeply depressing...

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...

Uproar as Home Secretary says Government is not responsible for poverty in the region

The Home Secretary Priti Patel has denied that the government is responsible for poverty in the region. In what could be a “Let them eat...

Starmer accuses Government of abandoning the North over Tier 3 support

Keir Starmer today accused the Conservative Government of “once again abandoning the North” as analysis found Tier 3 areas in the North West are...

Rebecca Long Bailey-Establish a national food service during Covid-19 crisis

Salford MP and Labour leadership Candidate Rebecca Long-Bailey has called on the government to set up a "National Food Service", coordinating supermarkets and their...

MP’s call for halt over photo ID requirement for voting

MPs on the cross-party Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee are calling for the Government to stop the passage of a Bill that would...