Leigh has been a Labour held constituency for almost a century. Jo Platt won the seat in 2017 with a 20% majority over her nearest competitor James Grundy of the Conservative Party.
Bombastic, brilliant yet blithering – Boris Johnson held court in Manchester today for 45 minutes to close the Conservative Party Conference. His supporters were out in force at the GMEX complex and loved every minute as he spoke about Brexit, the NHS, his love for buses and contempt for Jeremy Corbyn. But what will the nation make of Johnson’s first party conference speech as Prime Minister? Here’s a summary…
May quits! Prime Minister announces she’s stepping down next month with emotional Downing Street speech
Theresa May says she’ll tender her resignation on June 7.
INTERVIEW: Brexit Party’s lead European elections North West candidate Claire Fox chats Farage leadership, Irish border and ‘scumbag’ Tommy Robinson
It’s election time once again, but instead of wannabe councillors knocking at your doors and littering you hallways with election leaflets, it’s the turn of those who want your vote to send them to the EU parliament (or not, as we are about to find out).
Love her or loathe her, Theresa May’s Brexit deal gamble appears to have been scuppered after the Prime Minister promised to resign last night once the negotiation process is over.
A former chair of the Conservative Party has backed calls for a People’s Vote if Theresa May’s Brexit deal does not succeed.
You can follow our live blog here while read below for a lighter look at both the General Election 2017 polling day and results day – who will come out on top?
Nestled in the shadow of the West Pennine Moors, Bury is a town steeped in political history.
General Election 2017: Corbyn’s ‘nonsensical ideas’ would impact Brexit, says Bolton West Tory candidate
One of the biggest issues nationally going into this General Election is the challenge facing the next government navigating through Brexit negotiations.
In the 2015 general election, Bolton West was the Conservatives’ number one target seat and a formidable campaign led to a surprise victory over the incumbent Labour MP Julie Hilling.
MPs have voted overwhelmingly in support of the Prime Minister Theresa May’s call for a snap election on June 8.