Labour’s Jonathan Reynolds survived a scare from the Conservative party to be re-elected in Stalybridge & Hyde.
Labour has held on to the seat of Denton and Reddish for another election, one of few spots in the Red Wall that has stayed intact in an election of decimation for Labour.
Labour’s Shadow Education Secretary Angela Rayner was re-elected in Ashton-under-Lyne, but saw her majority decrease by 12.3% to 48.1%.
Denton and Reddish has traditionally been staunchly Labour, with Andrew Gwynne steering the ship since 2005. He has also served in the Shadow Cabinet under various guises: most recently, as Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government. MM’s Anna Staufenberg caught up with him just ahead of the most important General Election in years…
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After recent figures showed knife crime has doubled across Greater Manchester over the last three years, GMP moved fast to remove more than 600 weapons from the streets last month.
Tameside has been recognised among the top areas in England in a national index aimed at focusing attention on energy efficiency and sustainability.
As with most important issues at the moment, the settlement of refugees in the UK is being overshadowed by Brexit.
Of the 19 seats contested, 17 were won by Labour and two went to the Conservatives, with turnout for most wards hovering around the 30% mark.
MM reporters are at counts across Greater Manchester bringing you results as they are announced, reaction and analysis.
On top of the existing high car parking rates, visitors at the hospitals can receive fines for overstaying their ticket time or not paying for a ticket at all.
Angela Rayner, Labour’s shadow education secretary, has defended her crown in Ashton-under-Lyne and says she will continue to fight with every breath in her lungs against cuts to local services.