The Home Secretary’s concerns about the pressures of modern policing will be rejected as...

The Home Secretary failed to outline a single concrete proposal which would make a real difference when he addressed police officers at the Police Federation conference...

Benefit sanctions are largely ineffective and can push people into poverty and crime finds...

Sanctions within the social security system is largely ineffective and in some cases pushes people into poverty and crime, a major study led by...

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...

Oldham Council leader is ousted as head of Labour Group

Labour's female leader of Oldham Council Jean Stretton has been ousted from her position. Cllr Streeton took over the role vacated by the election of...

Oldham MP Abrahams sacked from Shadow Cabinet over allegations of bullying

Labour’s shadow cabinet pokesperson for works and pensions and Oldham and Saddleworth MP Deborah Abrahams has been sacked from her role tonight after an...

Thousands of ‘sent away’ children in danger says Stockport MP Ann Coffey

Stockport MP Ann Coffey, the chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Runaway and Missing Children and Adults, will use a Commons debate today...

Local Elections:Tories lose control of Trafford

In a busy night of local election results across the region,the biggest news comes from Trafford where Sean Anstee’s Conservatives have lost control of...

Union disappointed with the Government’s response to a House of Commons debate on Shop...

Usdaw disappointed with the Government’s response to a House of Commons debate on Shop Direct Yesterday saw the House of Commons debating the future of...

Shop Direct closure to be debated in Parliament today

MP’s will debate the proposed closure of three Shop Direct Warehouses in the House of Commons today. The adjournment debate was secured by Debbie Abrahams...

Rochdale born Javid whose father came from Pakistan with just a pound in his...

The new Home Secretary Sajid Javid was born in Rochdale. Tory MP for Bromsgrove, Sajid Javid was appointed following the resignation of Amber Rudd last...