Labour and Liberal Democrat councillors in Stockport have criticised government plans to change electoral registration could see up to a million people fall off the register.
MM took to the streets of Manchester to find out whether Mancunians were going to vote in the May elections.
MM took to the streets of Manchester to find out whether Mancunians thought that politics was now more of a popularity contest rather than policy contest.
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.
South Manchester MP John Leech is joining the rebellion to get the government ‘beer-tie’ scheme scrapped in a bid to get local pub landlords off the breadline
Excluding the Green Party from televised debates while including Nigel Farage and Ukip would be ‘dangerous for democracy’, the party’s parliamentary candidate for Manchester, Lucy Bannister, has warned
UKIP enjoyed a successful campaign gaining two seats in Oldham and topping the European election vote.
The Green Party stood candidates in all 32 of Manchester City’s wards, they came second in 13 wards.
UKIP have three North West MEPs, while the Conservatives hold two seats after gaining only 20.1% of the North West vote.
The new Failsworth West councillor Warren Bates was voted in with a slim 132 majority ahead of Labour incumbent John Battye who received 988 votes.
Leigh’s Member of Parliament was speaking at Trafford’s election count today