Labour

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29th April 2019 | By Matt Hartless

Local elections 2019: everything you need to know

This Thursday, everyone registered to do so in Manchester can head to the polling station to cast their votes in a local election. This election...

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19th February 2019 | By Matt Hartless

Labour Party defectors: who are the gang of seven?

Seven Labour MPs have quit the party to form their own independent group. The group, which includes Stockport MP Ann Coffey, has quit in protest to...

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15th January 2019 | By Alexander Candlin

1975: The first referendum

The first national referendum about the UK’s relationship with Europe took place 41 years ago and began the process towards ‘ever-closer-union’ between the UK and...

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29th November 2018 | By R.McCourt

Labour of Love, Manchester city councillor proposes to girlfriend and fellow party member following maiden speech in chamber

Lord Mayor June Hitchen of Manchester had asked councillors to remain in the chamber yesterday for one final piece of business before allowing the recently elected...

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17th October 2018 | By Alexander Candlin

Youth Quake sends tremors across the political landscape

More people aged 18-24 voted in 2016’s Brexit referendum and 2017’s general-election than have done in the last 25 years following an unexpected turnout by millennials.  85%...

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11th May 2018 | By Nadia Turki

Local elections provide another win for Labour in Fallowfield ward

At the city council elections last week, many incumbent councillors in Manchester were fighting to be re-elected. All 92 seats in the city’s 32 wards were...

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4th May 2018 | By dave porter

Man Met student wins council seat for Labour in election

Man Met student and now Tameside councillor Sam Gosling was so busy campaigning on election day he calculates that he clocked up 34,000 steps during...

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24th April 2018 | By Kieran Hepworth

All Manchester council seats up for grabs on Thursday following boundary changes

The local elections for Manchester City Council will take place on Thursday 3rd May with all 96 seats in 32 wards being fought following boundary...

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23rd April 2018 | By Danielle Kenneally

Final year Man Met student standing for election as Labour councillor in Stalybridge

Stalybridge North Labour candidate Sam Gosling Just three years ago Man Met student Sam Gosling would not leave the house because of panic attacks and anxiety. Next...

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22nd May 2017 | By nq_admin

Students reminded to register to vote as 1 Million new voters register ahead of June General Election

We are less than a month away from another general election on June 8th thanks to Prime Minister Theresa May’s announcement of a snap election...