This is a sad day for Britain. We weren’t expecting – or even asking for – a revolution, but a lot of people I know were looking for some kind of change to a system with which millions feel extreme disaffection.
Labour’s night appeared to be over before it had begun after BBC’s exit poll – but at least they had something to shout about at the Manchester Velodrome.
Andy Burnham has secured his seat in Leigh, with a majority of 53.65% an increase over the 48% he gained in 2010.
Pirate Party leader Loz Kaye believes Ed Miliband’s Labour campaign has lacked a ‘compelling alternative’ as momentum appears to favour the Conservatives this morning.
In what was once a Liberal Democrat-Labour swing seat, Rochdale Lib Dem candidate Andy Kelly has lamented his party’s time in government as the source of a collapsed vote in the constituency.
A new tumblr has got the whole world seeing red, re-imaging all your favourite celebrities with ginger hair, eyebrows and even freckles so here at MM we decided to give some of Manchester’s parliamentary candidates our own (incredibly amateur) makeover.
Getting Whig-gy with it! Party candidate on Manchester comeback and challenging ‘politics of petty differences’
Despite dominating politics in the 18th and 19th centuries, it has been 150 years since the Whig Party contested an election in Manchester – but now they’re back!
General Election 2015: Theresa May says parties working together is key for Northern Powerhouse dream
During visit to Bury yesterday, May also defended her record as Home Secretary, pointing to reductions in crime and the launch of investigations into child sexual exploitation.
As the tension and the media coverage builds in the final leg of the race to become Britain’s next Prime Minister, MM have got in touch with a local politics expert to get his views of how the atmosphere surrounding the General Election has changed in Manchester over the last 32 years.
Nick Clegg warned voters that a right-wing alliance of the Conservatives, Ukip and the DUP could form the UK’s next government, urging people instead to vote for the Liberal Democrats.
Three Manchester Grammar schoolkids could be heading for Westminster after successfully winning a selection of coveted political competitions.