The Corbyn experiment has been going for four years now where Labour has moved unapologetically to the left. While he has successfully grown the party membership especially among young people, two electoral defeats and being on the losing side of the Brexit referendum must signal that this experiment has failed.
Labour’s Shadow Education Secretary Angela Rayner was re-elected in Ashton-under-Lyne, but saw her majority decrease by 12.3% to 48.1%.
Located in Tameside, to the east of Manchester, the Ashton-under-Lyne constituency is considered a safe seat for Labour and has been held by the party since 1935.
Angela Rayner, Labour’s shadow education secretary, has defended her crown in Ashton-under-Lyne and says she will continue to fight with every breath in her lungs against cuts to local services.
George Osborne must explain how the postponement of Network Rail’s planned update work will impact the ‘Northern Powerhouse’, according to the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).
Benefits are being stopped for ‘ridiculous’ reasons, punishing the poorest and most vulnerable, according to Ashton MP Angela Rayner.