New food bank to open in Eccles

Salford Foodbank is to open a new food distribution centre in Eccles to help more local people who are struggling to put food on...

Seven regional and City Wide Mayors call for major devolution for City Regions

The Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham is one of Britain’s seven regional and city-wide Mayors who will  today meet for the first time and...

Rayner-“This is yet another shambles from a Conservative Government that doesn’t have a clue.”

Tameside MP and Shadow Education Secretary Angela Raynor has responded to the news that a letter from Government whip Chris Heaton-Harris MP to universities asking...

GMP Chief responds as report finds police are failing to tackle modern slavery

Police forces are failing to recognise crimes of modern slavery  crimes and protect victims adequately. That is the findings in a report published today by...

Abrahams forces Government into defending roll out of Universal Credit

The House of Commons will debate Universal Credit tagain after Oldham and Saddleworth MP Debbie Abrahams complained to the speaker about the Government's failure to...

Manchester Council accused over social cleansing of the homeless

Manchester Council have been accused of social cleansing after a Freedom of Information revealed they were  spending £10,000 on one-way tickets to 'get rid'...

Universal Credit is not delivering its stated aim says Burnham

With the House of Commons debated the controversial Universal Credit scheme, the Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham has written to all the region's...

Theresa May in Manchester today as she aims to reboot the Northern Powerhouse

The success of the Northern Powerhouse is critical to the government’s plans to ensure growth reaches every corner of the country, the Prime Minister...

Greater Manchester Law Centre makes a stand on Universal Credit

The Greater Manchester Law Centre (GMLC) have announced their refusal to assist the implementation of Universal Credit. Instead, they support calls to stop the...

Labour Council leaders write to Theresa May over house building policy

64 Council leaders have written a joint letter to the Prime Minister urging her to think again about her disappointing proposal on house building...