Manchester Council under fire over cost of fountains

Manchester Council has spent enough money to house every single person sleeping rough in Manchester for an entire year... on fountains, the...

Lib Dems lay out plans to ban single use plastics

The Liberal Democrats have laid out plans to ban single-use plastics and issued a strong warning to local businesses to take responsibility at their...

Bury MP Ivan Lewis suspended from the Labour Party

Greater Manchester MP Ivan Lewis has been suspended from the Labour Party. The MP for Bury South was being formally investigated after allegations that back...

Two Greater Manchester MP’s join Corbyn’s front bench

Two Greater Manchester MP's have been appointed to Jeremy Corbyn's shadow front bench. Afzal Khan, the newly elected MP for Manchester Gorton joins the Home...

Burnham calls on the Government to increase devolution to English regions

Greater Manchester’s Mayor made the call for greater local control, particularly around the areas of post-16 skills including apprenticeships and the apprenticeship levy, before...

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...

Election looms as MP’s take control of Parliament

MPs have voted to take control of the Commons agenda by 328 votes to 301 winning the first part of their bid to stop...

Revealed: a plan for the North to take control of its own economy

A leading think-tank has today called on the new Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, to demonstrate his commitment to “Power up the North” by backing...

“It had the grace of a giraffe among Hamsters” Councillors reject Northern Quarter Hotel...

In the words of City Centre Councillor Joan Davies, the soap opera has come to an end. After eighteen months, the final application to build...

Women ‘less likely to find full time work’ since recession

WOMEN have become far more likely than men to work part time because they can’t find full-time work following the 2008 recession, a Manchester...