It will not have been lost on many observers that the seemingly endless line of nationwide Labour Hustings have been consistent with a party that looks set to back a radical redistribution of power and opportunity away from the clutches of Whitehall.
Hate crimes in Manchester tend to rise in line with general elections, Greater Manchester Police data suggests – information obtained by MM which shows that the number of hate crimes – defined by the CPS as hostile behaviour motivated by a victim’s ‘disability, race, religion, sexual orientation or transgender identity’ – rose in the month of, and the months immediately following, a general election between 2010 and 2019.
A number of days have passed since the hope of a progressive country that protects its most vulnerable and funds the basic social systems required in order for its citizens to survive was consigned to history.
Roughly 40 protesters turned out to demonstrate the landslide re-election of the Conservative party in St. Peter’s Square last night. MM’s Doug Whitbread was there…
With the 2019 General Election now over and Christmas on our minds, we take a look back to the last December snap election in 1923 for how things played out then…
Conservative William Wragg has won his third overall General Election after beating off a relatively close challenge from the Liberal Democrats to secure another five years in parliament.
This Christmas will not be a happy one for Jeremy Corbyn, whose four-year leadership of the Labour party has seemingly been buried once and for all.
General Election 2019: Brady boom as Tory frontrunner sees off Labour challenge for Altrincham and Sale West
The Conservatives’ Sir Graham Brady was re-elected as the Member of Parliament for Altrincham and Sale West after a booming national result for the Tories.
In a rout, there are sometimes people who stand firm and do not give ground. In Manchester this morning, the Labour supporters in Manchester Withington did just that.
Labour have faced a catastrophic result across the country, as even seats once considered safe have fallen one after the other to a bulldozing Conservative campaign – with the exception of Manchester Central veteran Lucy Powell.
Bury North has swung blue, with James Daly overcoming the 4,500 majority picked up by Labour’s James Frith in 2017.