politics

9th November 2022 | By Callum Scott

Sunak squirms over Williamson resignation – PMQs Unpacked

Rishi Sunak has faced the first resignation from his government, which is only weeks old. Sir Gavin Williamson has been forced out of the Cabinet...

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24th October 2022 | By Callum Scott

Sunak has support of over half of Tory MPs as deadline approaches

Today is a pivotal day in the history of the Conservative Party, with former Chancellor Rishi Sunak on the brink of becoming the next Prime...

20th October 2022 | By Callum Scott

Liz Truss resigns as Prime Minister after just six weeks

An absolutely astonishing turn of events at Westminster this afternoon as Liz Truss resigns from office after just six weeks in office, making her the...

19th October 2022 | By Callum Scott

Truss hangs on as Government falls around her

It has been yet another day of chaos for the Government, with the Truss premiership looking more and more imperilled by the minute. For the...

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23rd February 2022 | By Joseph O'Shea

Manchester City star Oleksandr Zinchenko among Ukrainian sporting icons vowing Ukraine ‘will not give up’ as Russia invades

Manchester City star Oleksandr Zinchenko took to social media to voice support for his home nation of Ukraine following a Russian invasion. Zinchenko, who captained his country at...

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23rd February 2022 | By Marina Argirova

SOS NHS demonstration in St Peter’s Square to demand £20m emergency funding

More than 40 organisations associated with the NHS will gather in St Peter’s Square this Saturday to protest against the Health and Care Bill 2021. ...

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16th February 2022 | By Marina Argirova

Huge turnout for energy cap bill protest in Manchester city centre

Manchester’s People Assembly organised a national protest against the increase in the national living cost.  The People’s Assembly had organised for the protest to take...

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9th February 2022 | By Marina Argirova

Make Votes Matter demonstration against plans to make ID compulsory in polling station

Political activists gathered in St Peter’s Square to defend democratic rights they say are under threat from government plans in the Elections Bill. Protesters came...

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4th October 2021 | By Olivia Weeks

Stop the War coalition panel held in Manchester to discuss 20 years of the ‘war on terror’

The People’s Assembly gathered in Manchester at the weekend during what has been dubbed a ‘Festival of Resistance’ to coincide with the Tory party conference. And...

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5th May 2021 | By Niamh O'Connell

A guide to voting today in Manchester’s mayoral election with full list of candidates

What is the role of the mayor and why is it important? The mayor of Greater Manchester is a major figure in the political life of...