Councillor Sean Anstee has heralded the move for reducing low paid workers’ reliance on tax credits while Labour MP for Manchester Central Lucy Powell dismissed the chancellor’s move as a ‘sleight of hand’ that would leave Manchester workers out of pocket.
The figures shows that between 2010 and 2014 jobs growth in London (11.5%) was more than twice as fast as the UK as a whole (5.1%) and SIX times as fast as the North West (1.8%).
The TUC will stage a national demonstration in Manchester this autumn against the government’s austerity agenda and attacks on trade unions.
Figures released by the Office of National Statistics revealed unemployment has risen by 22,000 in the North West
‘Weaker than headlines suggest’: Bleak reality of job market masked by rise in North West self-employed
ONS announce 36,000 increase in North West entrepreneurs
Salford’s Mayor Ian Stewart to join TUC protest in London.
Driving test candidates are urged to turn up for their test today despite industrial strike action by public sector workers.
Crowds gather in protest as David Cameron delivers his Conservative Party Conference key note speech in Manchester
David Cameron backed his plan for cuts across the UK to frontline services.
Large union protests at the Tory Party Conference this weekend are set to cause travel chaos in Manchester City Centre.
Scores of anti-cuts protestors joined the traditional May Day rally in Manchester on Sunday afternoon.
Asbestos in schools puts teachers and pupils at risk, claimed unions protesting against the scrapping of the ‘Building School for the Future Programme