Last December, Boris Johnson swept the Conservatives to a majority in Parliament. A year on, how did our Manchester MPs
In search of the new Attlee: Labour must abandon Corbynism and respect the opposition to stand any chance of future success
Labour is in dire need of new fresh leadership after Jeremy Corbyn led the party to their worst result since 1935 back in December. The new leader will be confirmed on Saturday as either Keir Starmer, Lisa Nandy or Rebecca Long-Bailey, but can any of them really become the next Clement Attlee?
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.
There seemed to be a different atmosphere down at ACC Liverpool at the first in a line of hustings which will take place before the next Labour leader is announced on April 4th
The Corbyn experiment has been going for four years now where Labour has moved unapologetically to the left. While he has successfully grown the party membership especially among young people, two electoral defeats and being on the losing side of the Brexit referendum must signal that this experiment has failed.
General Election 2019: Labour’s Rebecca Long-Bailey retains seat in Salford and Eccles in ‘bittersweet’ victory
Labour’s Rebecca Long-Bailey has described her third win of the Salford and Eccles seat as “bittersweet” in the 2019 General Election.
The Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy – Labour’s Rebecca Long-Bailey – has reconfirmed her party’s commitment to repeal the Trade Union Act of 2016 and to set up a new Ministry of Labour.
The People’s History Museum’s new exhibition, Represent! Voices 100 Years On, launched last week as activists gathered on stage to recreate an infamous photo taken of suffragettes gathering before the Black Friday protest in 1910.
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.
While Jeremy Corbyn’s party could not win enough seats to win a majority, gains across the country – coupled with the Conservatives losing their majority in the House of Commons – meant there was reason to celebrate after a testing 18 months.