Election night, Labour take overall control in Trafford, but it’s a tie in Stockport

The Labour Party have taken overall control of Trafford Council while in Stockport, both the Lib Dem’s and Labour are tied on the same...

Tusk rejects Boris’ proposals saying he is in effect wanting a hard Irish border

Donald Tusk has rejected Boris Johnson's proposals for the Northern Irish backstop, suggesting that the Prime Minister was effectively in favour of 're-establishing a...

Rayner pledges to change lives in the way that hers was changed

The next Labour Government will create a National Education Service, a cradle-to-grave system supporting everyone throughout their lives. That was the pledge made at the...

Top 10% of households nearly 900 times wealthier than poorest 10%

Only 4% of people think the distribution of wealth in the UK will become fairer in the next 10 years Wealth inequality in the UK...

Burnham calls on the Government to increase devolution to English regions

Greater Manchester’s Mayor made the call for greater local control, particularly around the areas of post-16 skills including apprenticeships and the apprenticeship levy, before...

Leech attacks Manchester Council over Refugee policy

The Liberal Democrats have passed a comprehensive motion laying out plans to welcome more refugees fleeing conflict, at their Autumn conference in Brighton today. Speaking...

Child poverty risks hitting record levels warns report

UK households are facing the prospect of stagnating living standards, while the proportion of children living in poverty risks hitting a record...

Voters turn on the main parties in Euro vote

The Brexit Party have taken the lions share of the vote in the North West, gaining 3 MEPs in a result that was repeated...

Corbyn promises to give power to the true wealth creators

A Labour government would create a new "Ministry for Employment Rights" in a bid to boost protections for workers, Jeremy Corbyn has announced. Speaking at...

Salford MP criticises Ofgem proposals on energy price caps as being watered down

A price cap on energy bills could be extended to many more households on low incomes, under plans being considered by regulator Ofgem. Ofgem is...