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Manchester and Liverpool Mayors fight for fair pay for self-isolators

The pair rejoin TUC to launch Time Out To Help Out, demanding full pay not...

Northern Carnival Against The Nazis Jul 15 1978 Credit Phil Ramsell

Rock Against Racism Northern Carnival: The protest that made music history

40,000 people attended the 1978 rally and concert, featuring bands like Buzzcocks and Steel Pulse

2020 04 14 Keir Starmer

Opinion: Manchester MP, Graham Stringer on Sir Keir Starmer's leadership victory

It's going to be an uphill task for new leader, says Labour MP

2020 03 09 Stringer Patel

Opinion: Manchester MP, Graham Stringer on the Priti Patel bullying case

If top civil servant Rutnam wins in court it would be a victory for bureaucracy...

2020 01 31 John Leech Pro Eu Rally Copy

‘I will fight for every last penny of pre-Brexit investment in the North’ – John Leech

Leader of the Liberal Democrats in Manchester has a few parting words for Brexit Day

2019 12 16 Conservative Rosette

Greater Manchester’s new Conservative MPs - who, where, how?

Andrea Sandor looks at those who won the day by as little as 105 votes

2019 12 16 Labour Conference

Could the next Labour leader be a Mancunian?

Rochdale Labour Councillor John Blundell on the three leadership candidates on everybody’s lips

2019 12 12 Polling Station

General Election 2019 - three points to ponder

Guest contributor John Blundell suggests things voters might want to consider

2019 08 21 John Leech

'I still think Brexit is ridiculous' - Interview: John Leech

The Liberal Democrat candidate for Manchester Withington talks Brexit, budgets and who is telling 'big...

2019 12 09 Prestwich Rally Crowd @lucy4Burysouth

Can Labour keep marginal Bury South red?

Andrea Sandor hits the pavement with Labour canvassers to find out

2019 02 12 First In The Fight Header

First in the Fight - Landmark book celebrates Manchester’s radical women

From Emmeline Pankhurst to Ellen Wilkinson, discover 20 icons who changed the world

2019 11 26 Manifestos

Taxes, trains and...trees? The simplified guide to political promises for the North

We read the party manifestos so you don't have to

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Graham Stringer MP suggests 'This has been the silliest of silly seasons’

Theresa May, Boris Johnson, Jo Swinson and Caroline Lucas all lose the plot, says the...

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Here’s To You Mr Robinson - far right protests outside the BBC

Danny Moran on Saturday’s stunt by EDL founder Tommy Robinson

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Graham Stringer MP: 'Independent's breakaway MPs have a curious view of democracy'

They are brave, yes, but also anti-democratic and dishonest, says the MP for Blackley and...

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Clampdown: getting tough on Manchester’s beggars

Jonathan Schofield examines the need for a Public Space Protection Order

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Trafford waste wars: hated 'green bin tax' scrapped - but is Amey next?

Lucy Tomlinson attempts to explain the controversy over a rubbish initiative

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The pop artist, the dictator, and the gallery on King Street

John Blundell on why the sale of prints of Warhol's Chairman Mao in Manchester has...

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