Afzal Khan has cemented his position as the Labour Member of Parliament for Manchester Gorton, garnering over 34,000 votes.
Manchester paused this week to debate whether students should be paying the real living wage – as part of a national week to shed light on the issue.
Speaking exclusively to MM about his campaign and the issues at stake within Manchester and beyond, Mr. Khan passionately laid out why he felt that voters should, and would, choose him over the former Labour and Respect politician.
Message not delivered: End to ‘rip-off’ roaming charges will help EU spread prosperity, says North West MEP
A North West MEP has lauded the end of ‘huge mobile bills ruining people’s holidays,’ after European Parliament voted to scrap roaming charges across the EU.
Manchester shows that migration has a prosperous effect on our society says North West MEP, as Home Secretary Theresa May announced that high immigration makes it ‘impossible to build a cohesive society’.
The EU should use all its tools to bring about a new Middle East peace process and prevent creating another generation of young Palestinians with ‘life long hatred in their hearts’, said a North West MEP.
Manchester’s Roma community are soon to be given a new voice through a project aiming to dispel negative perceptions and stop them ‘being dependent on others’.
Manchester has shown that integration is ‘possible’ and that other European countries should follow the city’s ‘successful’ model, according to the president of the Socialist and Democratic group in the EU, after his visit to the North West.
A terrorist attack that killed more than 120 children in a Pakistan school has been described as ‘inhuman and barbaric’ by North West Labour MEP Afzal Khan.
As religious extremism and conflicts continue to dominate headlines, a Manchester Jewish writer is claiming religion ‘far more unites us than divides us’.
ISIS have been condemned for their ‘barbarity’ in their beheading of hostages in the name of a ‘false ideology’ by Manchester’s youngest and first Asian Lord Mayor.