Former minister will step down completely in 2015
Opposition to Falklands made Thatcher ‘more tense’ than ever before as war heated up, says top Manchester lecturer
Falklands disquiet revealed in newly-released papers
‘Rather shouty delivery’: Manchester University professor slams George Osborne’s ‘do little’ budget speech
The Chancellor delivered the budget yesterday
‘The Government has failed’: Angry Manchester MPs condemn Chancellor George Osborne’s austerity budget
Labour MPs were most critical of today’s Budget
Your weekly dose of Greater Manchester’s political feats and foibles
Tories hold on to Bury’s Church and North Manor wards but council’s Labour majority remains unchanged
Conservatives James Daly and Susan Nuttall top the polls.
By-election victory: ‘Thrilled’ Lucy Powell holds Manchester Central for Labour as Lib Dem vote crashes further
Powell became first female MP in Manchester Central.
Will Tory MP Nadine Dorries educate voters or ridicule herself in the jungle?
Manchester MP claims decision to postpone business rates revaluation is ‘driving trade into decline’
Kate Green tackles Eric Pickles in Parliament.
SWP prepare next stage in fighting cuts.
Revealed: Government spend £3million on advertising in fear of low turnout at Police Commissioner elections
Billboards and phone boxes across Manchester plastered with posters.