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...

Real electoral peril if we go back on Brexit Vote says Manchester Labour MP

Manchester MP Graham Stringer called Sir Keir Starmer an “embarrassment” after the shadow Brexit Secretary delivered a speech where he confirmed that Labour would back...

Universal Credit is not delivering its stated aim says Burnham

With the House of Commons debated the controversial Universal Credit scheme, the Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham has written to all the region's...

Parliament to sit on a Saturday for the first time in nearly 40 years

There will be emergency sitting of parliament on Saturday 19 October, the day after the EU summit where Boris Johnson will be negotiating Brexit...

Manchester writer accuses Labour Party of damaging historic ties with the Jewish community

Manchester born author and Man Booker Prize winner Howard Jacobson is one of four Jewish writers who have described anti-semitism in the Labour Party as...

Shock figures reveal more than 2,500 police staff jobs lost in the NW since...

Almost 2,500 police staff jobs have been lost across the North West since 2010, figures from GMB, the union for police staff, reveal. The...

Lord Peter Smith steps down as Wigan council leader after 27 years

Lord Peter Smith has announced he is stepping down after 27 successful years as leader of Wigan Council. Lord Smith has served as leader of...

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...

Gordon’s alive

About Manchester sees the former Prime Minister in the flesh and is pleasantly surprised Manchester born writer Anthony Burgess' most famous work A Clockwork Orange, when...

£54 billion would be required just to return public spending to real 2010 levels...

Avoiding any day-to-day spending cuts beyond next year would likely require either tax rises or abandoning the fiscal promises made in the Conservative manifesto. On...