Following years of political turmoil, uncertainty and a growing feeling of Euroscepticism, Britain has finally left the European Union. MM spoke to prominent UKIP councillor Sean Hornby to ask about the future of his party now their job is ‘done’…
Brexit-mad Bolton council has triumphantly announced that it will be officially celebrating leaving the EU in a dazzling fashion.
Bolton’s Town Hall will be lit up in the red, white and blue colours of the Union Jack while the flag of Great Britain will be proudly flying on every single civic building and civic flagpole across the borough.
Extensive UK General Election 2019 coverage on Mancunian Matters of all the results through the night after a day of voting.
Leigh has been a Labour held constituency for almost a century. Jo Platt won the seat in 2017 with a 20% majority over her nearest competitor James Grundy of the Conservative Party.
INTERVIEW: Brexit Party’s lead European elections North West candidate Claire Fox chats Farage leadership, Irish border and ‘scumbag’ Tommy Robinson
It’s election time once again, but instead of wannabe councillors knocking at your doors and littering you hallways with election leaflets, it’s the turn of those who want your vote to send them to the EU parliament (or not, as we are about to find out).
Labour held firm in the local elections in Manchester central – losing just one ward – but the party had some close calls along the way.
Labour managed to slightly extend their majority in Salford last night despite the rise of smaller and outside parties.
Anger over the Brexit mess and a feeling of political apathy was the resounding message coming from candidates at Rochdale’s elections this evening.
Silver ribbons and a disco ball sparkled above Oldham’s Queen Elizabeth Hall on election night – but which of the candidates would come away feeling like prom queens?
82 days until Brexit: MM discuss impact on Greater Manchester economy, trade, funding, education, residents, unemployment and aviation
In the June 2016 referendum, the city of Manchester had the fifth highest vote to Remain in the EU with 60% – here MM take a look at what the ten boroughs of Greater Manchester have done in preparation for the March 29 European exit.
Cllr Sean Hornby, the leader of UKIP group on Bolton Council, called for Mr Bolton to step down, saying the party chief’s position was ‘untenable’.