Extra pound an hour pledged for thousands of Manchester’s lowest-paid home care staff

Care staff who help some of the city’s most vulnerable or ill people at home with washing, eating and other essential daily tasks, are...

Gorton MP receives suspicious package at Westminster office

Manchester Gorton Labour MP Afzal Khan was one of four Muslim MP’s to receive suspicious packages at Westminster. Along with Ealing Central and Acton MP, Rupa Huq,...

Abrahams forced to step aside from Shadow Cabinet role as allegations of bullying fly...

Oldham East and Saddleworth MP Debbie Abrahams has been forced to step aside from her role in Labour’s Shadow Cabinet  following an internal Row...

Row as Racist leaflet published by Max Mosley in Manchester by election is discovered

The former Formula One boss Max Mosley published a racist leaflet for a candidate standing in a 1961 by election in Hulme. The leaflet said...

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...

Metro Mayors calling on the Government to review how funding for new housing is...

Five Metro Mayors, including Greater Manchester’s Andy Burnham, have co-signed a letter to the Prime Minister Theresa May, calling on the Government to review...

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...

Consultations to begin on closure of five Salford nurseries

Consultation on the proposals to close five nurseries across Salford is to begin in just over a week says Salford Council. The five, Little Hulton Nursery,...

Reports “riddled with errors and omissions”-MP’s give damning judgement on benefit payment assessments

Every interview for disability benefit should be recorded say a committee of MP's in a damning report released today into PIP (Personal Independence Payment). The report...

Labour seeking to be the party of animal welfare

A ban on the import of foie gras,banning boiling lobsters and  rights for people renting to own animals. The Labour Party has launched radical action...