The Bury South MP was suspended from the party over sexual harassment allegations back in November and will represent his constituency independently of the Labour whip until an investigation has been completed.
Since the Brexit vote there have been 152 incidents of anti-Semitic hate crime across Greater Manchester, while close to 60% of all anti-Semitic hate crime committed in 2016 took place after June 23.
Bury is red after a successful night for the Labour Party saw them hold Bury South and gain Bury North.
‘Not worth the paper it’s written on’: Bury MP says Livingstone decision throws fresh doubt on Labour anti-Semitism report
Ivan Lewis, MP for Bury South, said the decision to hand the former London mayor a further 12 month suspension was further evidence that a report by Shami Chakrabarti into anti-Semitism in the Labour Party was ‘not worth the paper it was written on’.
Burnham beat off competition from interim Mayor Tony Lloyd and Bury South MP Ivan Lewis.
MP urges City and United to pay all match day staff the Living Wage in time for this month’s Manchester derby
Manchester City and Manchester United are being challenged to pay all of their match day staff the Living Wage before the Manchester derby this month.
MPs and councillors across Greater Manchester have taken to social media to pay tribute to former Liberal Democrat leader Charles Kennedy, who has died at the age of 55.
After winning his fifth term as Labour MP for Bury South Ivan Lewis has said he plans to continue in his role as Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland post-election.
More than 800 people attended event
‘Callous and uncaring’: Manchester MP urges councils to fight David Cameron’s bedroom tax ahead of city centre protest
Tax will affect 15,430 Manchester homes
Labour took Bury by storm in last night’s local elections, gaining ten seats to secure a resounding win in the contested wards.