Corbyn-I’ll stay neutral in any EU referendum

Jeremy Corbyn has clearly outlined his position on Brexit, saying that he will personally remain neutral in any future referendum over the country’s relationship...

Farage-I won’t stand in the election

The Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage told the BBC’s Andrew Marr programme this morning that he will not be standing in the general election. He...

Public consultation launched for Oldham Town Centre master plan

Oldham Council is launching a public consultation on its proposals for a new look town centre. In June the local authority unveiled initial plans for...

NW hit hardest as Public sector pay squeeze has reduced spending power in England...

The public sector pay cap has reduced spending power in England by £8.5 billion this year according to new analysis published by the TUC...

Stockport Council tax up by 5 per cent from April

Stockport Councillors have agreed that the budget for the financial year 2018/19 will require a 4.99% increase in the Tax which goes to the...

‘Childcare debt’ set to soar as Universal Credit hits families with £1,000 bills upfront

The switch to Universal Credit - the Government’s flagship welfare reform programme - is hitting parents with upfront childcare bills that have reached £1,000,...

Chancellor’s £28bn spending boost has eased but not ended austerity

The Chancellor has used a cumulative £68bn borrowing windfall to significantly ease,but not end,austerity for the UK’s public services and deliver a welcome boost...

May’s deal fails again

Theresa May’s Brexit withdrawal deal has been defeated in the Commons this afternoon by a margin of fifty eight votes. Despite previous opponents such as...

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...

British electorate ‘most volatile in modern times’, new study finds

An unprecedented trend of voting volatility amplified by a pattern of 'electoral shocks' means it will be extremely difficult to accurately predict the outcome of...