With parliament dissolved, all MPs are returning to their constituencies. The door knocking, letter dropping and sign erecting begins.
Millions will be watching Salford tonight as the leaders of the country’s biggest political parties take part in the first televised debate of the election season.
Three local politicians will come head-to-head when they present their parties’ education manifestos to the public in preparation for May’s general election.
Hospices like St Ann’s are in need of funding from the £6billion NHS budget devolved to the city, a Manchester MP has told Prime Minister David Cameron.
The rail network in Manchester and the North of England is to be revitalised between now and 2020, according to new government plans.
Plans to build a £15million Margaret Thatcher museum would be ‘utterly insensitive’ given the ‘harsh’ austerity measures being imposed on the ‘bottom end of society’, argues a Manchester campaigner.
Voters in the south Manchester constituency have erected ‘Cameron & Hunt’ estate agency-style boards outside their homes, calling on David Cameron and Jeremy Hunt to use their veto powers to remove the NHS from the TTIP trade deal.
Delaying the publication of the Chilcot Inquiry into the Iraq war until after the general election is ‘simply unacceptable’ – and Manchester MPs and activists have claimed the public have a right to know before they vote.
The current Government should take responsibility for a 1000% rise in A&E patient numbers, according to Leigh MP Andy Burnham.
Tameside MP Andrew Gwynne has condemned the government’s response to the A&E crisis that has left units across the country ‘at the point of collapse’.
The MP for Oldham East and Saddleworth has warned of the increasing pressure A&E hospital staff are under from the NHS winter crisis and has criticised the government saying their reaction to the crisis ‘beggars belief’.