GMP Chief responds as report finds police are failing to tackle modern slavery

Police forces are failing to recognise crimes of modern slavery  crimes and protect victims adequately. That is the findings in a report published today by...

Abrahams forces Government into defending roll out of Universal Credit

The House of Commons will debate Universal Credit tagain after Oldham and Saddleworth MP Debbie Abrahams complained to the speaker about the Government's failure to...

Manchester Council accused over social cleansing of the homeless

Manchester Council have been accused of social cleansing after a Freedom of Information revealed they were  spending £10,000 on one-way tickets to 'get rid'...

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...

Theresa May in Manchester today as she aims to reboot the Northern Powerhouse

The success of the Northern Powerhouse is critical to the government’s plans to ensure growth reaches every corner of the country, the Prime Minister...

Greater Manchester Law Centre makes a stand on Universal Credit

The Greater Manchester Law Centre (GMLC) have announced their refusal to assist the implementation of Universal Credit. Instead, they support calls to stop the...

Labour Council leaders write to Theresa May over house building policy

64 Council leaders have written a joint letter to the Prime Minister urging her to think again about her disappointing proposal on house building...

Chancellor to announce £400m boost for Northern Powerhouse transport

The Chancellor Philip Hammond will use his speech at the Tory Party Conference in Manchester today to  announce that £400m is to be spent...

£3 Billion pounds could create up to 850,000 jobs across the North says report

A new Landmark report sets out details of how the North can tackle productivity gap and create an extra 850,000 jobs. The report from the...

Burnham sets up commission to build stronger, safer communities

An ex-member of the far-right group Combat 18 who has turned his back on hate, the chair of the review into the 2011 riots,...