Contrary to his instincts, the political consensus in the USA, and most other developed western countries is that taxes on the rich should be raised, and methods of tax avoidance eliminated.
MM’s political sketchbook: Obfuscation, finger-pointing and utterly irrelevant book tips for last PMQs of season
Boris Johnson claimed that, since he had been in office, his departments had “been taking the strongest possible action against Russian wrongdoing.”
Coronavirus has widened Britain’s attainment gap – it was always there, but people chose to ignore it
Britain’s overall education scheme isn’t exactly weak. 93% of the school-age population attend state-funded schools, many of which have an excellent record when it comes to securing university places for its pupils.
During a global time of uncertainty, America’s election period is still underway to find the Democratic Party’s nomination for the 2020 election. MM speak to the University of Tennessee’s Roosevelt Institute student vice-president Nick Delos Santos to find out more…
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.
More money spent on care in the South but the North offers better quality of care latest figures reveal.
In October, the sentencing of nine pro-independence leaders to between 9 and 13 years by the Spanish Supreme Court for their role in the referendum reignited the clashes between independence protestors and the authorities.
The e-edition is packed with all the results and reaction from Greater Manchester… and beyond.
Bury North has swung blue, with James Daly overcoming the 4,500 majority picked up by Labour’s James Frith in 2017.
Cheadle provided the most interesting and closely run seat of the night at the Stockport Town Hall count, as Conservative Mary Robinson was re-elected to the seat with a relatively slim majority, making it even closer than the 2017 battle for this seat.
Labour held on to Oldham West & Royton despite a disastrous night nationwide for the party.