Of the 19 seats contested, 17 were won by Labour and two went to the Conservatives, with turnout for most wards hovering around the 30% mark.
The MP for Denton and Reddish has publicly poked fun at Theresa May for her recent deal with the DUP.
It might be a straight race between Labour and the Conservatives in Worsley and Eccles South this week, but it’s green issues which are at the heart of the two campaigns.
The former Leigh MP performed well across Greater Manchester’s 10 boroughs.
Ensuring everyone is able to reach their full potential and that no one gets left behind – the message is clear from Greater Manchester Mayor Conservative candidate Sean Anstee.
Following the announcement of initial plans, there has been outcry among residents, protest groups and professionals alike as to whether this type of plan is sustainable.
The victory was not as straightforward as many would have thought however as a second count was ordered in the supplementary voting.
Labour failed to sweep the board like many predicted but red half of Wigan can still be pleased.
As the UK awakes to survey the electoral battlefield the Labour stronghold of Tameside remains firmly held, but results reveal a persistent shadow of UKIP and independent candidates in 11 of its 19 wards.
Oldham Council has united in firmly opposing proposals to close Oldham Magistrates Court and Oldham County Court.
The TUC will stage a national demonstration in Manchester this autumn against the government’s austerity agenda and attacks on trade unions.