Region reacts to Boris victory

Boris Johnson has been elected new Conservative leader in a ballot of party members and will become the next UK prime minister. He beat Jeremy...

Manchester Lib Dems welcome new party leader

Jo Swinson has been elected the new leader of the Liberal Democrats today . Jo Swinson went up against Ed Davey to lead the resurgent...

Labour pledges to take outsourced council contracts back into public ownership

The Labour Party has announced an insourcing revolution to reverse the trend of public services being outsourced to private providers and bring these services...

Former police inspector David Jones has been elected the new leader of Bury Council.

Former police inspector David Jones has been elected the new leader of Bury Council. Cllr Jones has taken over the top job from Cllr Rishi...

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...

Higher turnout and more switching between parties means low-income voters could be key to...

With the chances of a general election before the end of the year rising, a new report out today suggests that low-income voters could be...

May announces new programme to tackle burning injustices

A new independent body responsible for challenging social injustices and creating a fairer country has been announced today by Prime Minister Theresa May. The Office...

Kim Darrock resigns as US ambassador

Sir Kim Darroch has resigned as Britain’s ambassador to Washington, following the controversy over leaked comments at the weekend implying criticism of President Trump...

Tory party contenders to be questioned live from Salford Quays

ITV has confirmed dock10 studios at MediaCityUK in Salford will be the venue for the first televised head-to-head debate between the two candidates vying...

Families biting their tongues to avoid Brexit rows, research shows

Experts at the University of Sheffield have found that people are avoiding conversations about politics in order to prevent fall-outs over Brexit. The research, led...