Political figures in Manchester have slammed Iain Duncan Smith’s resignation from his cabinet role as Work and Pensions Secretary.
A Bolton preschool has turned itself around in record time, jumping from an Ofsted rating of ‘Inadequate’ to ‘Good’ in just four months.
A Manchester care provider has been slammed as ‘poorly organised and no good’ amidst allegations of bullying.
An Oldham MP has launched a stinging attack on the government after a study estimated that 590 disabled people have committed suicide since the introduction of more stringent assessment processes by the Work Capability Assessment (WCA).
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Family is the ‘bedrock’ of any good society and the government’s welfare reforms, said Iain Duncan Smith at the Manchester Conservative Party Conference today.
Oldham’s Labour MP Debbie Abrahams has renewed her calls for a full review of Iain Duncan Smith’s ‘draconian’ social security sanctions.
Withington’s unemployed workers ‘suffering at the hands of the government’ can look forward to a ‘radical’ new community service to turn to for help and support as a new centre launches today.
Oldham East and Saddleworth MP Debbie Abrahams is calling for an end to the ‘injustice of delayed payments to disabled and terminally ill people’.
The 34-year old who was in debt due to her love of socialising illegally pocketed double the child tax credits and working tax credits she was entitled to when she moved in with a partner who was in full-time employment.
Bedroom tax is not just hitting Manchester residents hard, but their pets too, as the benefits squeeze makes people feel they have no choice but to abandon their four-legged friends