Shocking North South divide over Breast feeding is revealed

New research reveals shocking North–South divide in breastfeeding rates across England that is worsening under Theresa May. The analysis of breastfeeding at 6-8 weeks by...

Former Bury Labour leader suspended by party over child protection allegations

Ex-Bury Council leader Mike Connolly has been suspended by the Labour Party. Connolly, who quit as leader last year, has been accused of not following child...

Manchester MP calls for legalisation of cannabis

The Labour MP for Withington has called for the legalisation of the drug during a House of Commons Debate on the Government's  new Drugs...

Chief Operating Officer appointed for We Love Manchester fund

The We Love Manchester Emergency Fund, the charity set up after the Manchester Arena attack, has appointed William Docherty MBE CA as its chief...

I won’t use morally wrong Uber says Salford MP

On the day that Matthew Taylor's report on the so called gig economy was published, one Greater Manchester MP says she would never use...

Angela defends her accent from social media abusers

Hats off to local MP and shadow education secretary Angela Rayner who came under attack yesterday for her "Northern" accent. Rayner, who appeared yesterday on the BBC's Andrew...

Manchester should get a seat at the Brexit table says Andy Burnham

Greater Manchester’s Mayor Andy Burnham will demand today that the English regions have a permanent seat at the Brexit table to ensure the negotiations...

Scrap the public sector pay cap says Gwynne

Labour MP for Denton and Reddish Andrew Gwynne has called on the government to end its one per cent public sector pay cap. Since 2010,...

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...

Two Greater Manchester MP’s join Corbyn’s front bench

Two Greater Manchester MP's have been appointed to Jeremy Corbyn's shadow front bench. Afzal Khan, the newly elected MP for Manchester Gorton joins the Home...