Politics

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12th October 2020 | By Rory Gannon

Belarusians march in Manchester against election of president in ‘rigged’ vote

Belarusians from across the north west of England assembled in Manchester on Sunday to protest against their controversially-elected president. Demonstrators have been gathering in St Anne’s Square...

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8th October 2020 | By Katy Rushton

Rise in COVID-19 cases could lead to temporary pub closures in the north of England

Reports from Downing Street have indicated that Prime Minister Boris Johnson could be set to impose tighter restrictions across multiple areas in the North of...

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1st October 2020 | By Katy Rushton

Labour members react to Sir Keir Starmer’s first conference speech as leader

Labour members have been left divided after Labour Leader Sir Keir Starmer’s speech at this year’s virtual online conference in Doncaster, outlining big changes to...

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1st October 2020 | By Rory Gannon

‘This government doesn’t care about trans people’ says Manchester LGBTQ+ activist

There has been outrage among LGBTQ+ activists after a proposed change to the law to allow transgender people to self-identify was rejected by MPs. The changes,...

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21st September 2020 | By Rory Gannon

Manchester MPs criticise Boris Johnson for ‘breaking international law’ with post-Brexit bill

Politicans from across Manchester have joined former Prime Ministers in speaking out against Boris Johnson’s “Post-Brexit Bill”, which critics say breaks international law. Manchester MPs have expressed their disdain...

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22nd July 2020 | By Katy Rushton

Cheadle MP votes against motion to provide weekly testing for NHS staff

More than 300 Conservative MPs voted against a motion which would have meant weekly testing for NHS and care staff during the Covid-19 pandemic. The motion...

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25th June 2020 | By Katy Rushton

Rebecca Long-Bailey sacked from Labour frontbench in row over anti-Semitism

Official portrait of Rebecca Long Bailey by Chris McAndrew is licensed under CC BY 3.0 Labour leader, Sir Keir Starmer, has sacked Salford & Eccles MP, Rebecca Long-Bailey, from...

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30th April 2020 | By Siddra Daud Asghar

Keir Starmer addresses community concerns via series of Zoom video calls

Chris McAndrew / CC BY (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0) Labour leader Keir Starmer addressed the issues affecting Bury residents today, in what he promises will be a series...

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29th January 2020 | By Hannah Barry

Who should fund Harry and Meghan’s security?

The ramifications of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s departure from the Royal Family is continuing to be felt throughout the world. It is not...

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16th December 2019 | By [email protected]

General Election 2019: Greater Manchester in charts

The Conservative party won its biggest majority in the UK parliament since 1987 in last week’s general election. Here in Greater Manchester, the Tories gained 4...