Manchester Unfinished: Politics of devolution

From arguments between the local politicians and the central government to infighting within the Labour Party, Manchester’s devolution is plagued with political rifts regarding its direction.

Angela Rayner defends Labour’s decision to drop student tuition fees pledge

Mancunian Matters spoke to the Angela Rayner, MP for Ashton-under-Lyne, while in attendance at the Tameside local election count.

The Deputy Leader of the Labour Party towed the cabinet line on the matter, and asserted that the party’s plans have had to adapt to a struggling economy following the Pandemic, the War in Ukraine and Liz Truss’s disastrous ‘mini-budget’.

General Election 2019: Where to now for Labour?

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.