Oldham’s MP Jim McMahon to present bill to lower the voting age to 16

Oldham MP Jim McMahon will introduce a private member’s bill (PMB) to lower the voting age to 16 on Friday to Parliament. The bill which...

Brexit Britain-Manchester Report Profound divisions in the UK is revealed

A comprehensive report on Brexit and public opinion has revealed that the UK is a country deeply divided by class, place and age, and...

New powers proposed to fight terrorism in the wake of the Manchester Arena attack

Plans for the security services enabling them to step in and disrupt terrorist plots earlier after blunders left terrorists free to commit atrocities in...

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...

Oldham Labour hit back at Tory Austerity, delivering fairer vision for the many as...

Oldham Council’s Labour leadership launched a stinging attack on Tory austerity as they agreed a budget that takes to £208 million the...

Is Brexit having a negative impact on the manufacturing industry?

Recent figures published by HISMarkit/CIPS show UK manufacturing slowed down significantly. The PMI (Purchasing Manager’s Index) was at 49.4 in May, down from 53.1...

Boris to promise to maximise the Power of the North

The Prime Minister will today reaffirm his pledge to give even more powers to people, businesses and political leaders across Northern regions. In a speech...

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...

Labour Party confirms Bury MP Ivan Lewis is being formally investigated over sexual...

MP for Bury South Ivan Lewis is being formally investigated after allegations that back in 2010 at a party fundraising event he assaulted a...

Tributes paid after sudden death of Manchester Councillor and Lady Mayoress

Manchester’s political figures have paid tribute to Councillor Sheila Newman who died suddenly last night. Sixty two year old Newman who has represented the Chorlton...