GREATER Manchester Metro Mayor Andy Burnham’s announcement of last night’s Albert Square vigil for the city’s people after Monday’s terrorist attack encapsulates a resistance spirit telling Islamic State (Isis) that it won’t win.
The response of Mancunians...
Wednesday 24th May 2017
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
LABOUR’S Andy Burnham has been elected mayor of Greater Manchester with almost three times as many votes as his Conservative rival.
The former Cabinet minister and MP for Leigh took more than 60 per cent of the poll with 359,352 votes. Tory candidate Sean Anstee came second with...
Saturday 6th May 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
by Felicity Collier
PEOPLE who rely on social care will find their services in jeopardy next year, Labour’s Andy Burnham warned yesterday.
The former cabinet minister said that a third of local councils will face cuts next year, which would result in serious...
Thursday 29th Dec 2016
Minister announces publicly funded project is up for grabs
Saturday 5th Nov 2016
AMBER RUDD’S decision to dodge Andy Burnham’s questioning over Orgreave by absenting herself from the House of Commons illustrates that she knows she’s on dodgy ground.
Whatever ministers say now, Orgreave Truth and Justice Campaign (OTJC) members recall that Rudd...
Wednesday 2nd Nov 2016
Labour MP wants Parliament to intervene in football
Thursday 27th Oct 2016
posted by Morning Star in Sport
THE government’s racist Prevent snooping strategy is fuelling distrust among Muslim communities, an independent reviewer of terror legislation said yesterday.
Ministers are facing renewed calls to reform its so-called “anti-extremism” scheme after David Anderson QC...
Friday 7th Oct 2016
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
ANDY BURNHAM will be Labour’s candidate for mayor of Greater Manchester next year, while MEP Sion Simon is the party’s choice for mayor of the West Midlands region including Birmingham and Coventry.
Both are odds-on favourites to win next May’s elections for the new...
Wednesday 10th Aug 2016
THERESA MAY was accused of betraying northerners yesterday after she ditched a massive investment programme for northern England.
The Prime Minister decided to rebrand former chancellor George Osborne’s so-called Northern Powerhouse to the British Powerhouse.
Thursday 4th Aug 2016
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
MOTORISTS heading to Dover today will be hoping the queues at the Channel port have abated after a weekend of travel misery.
Labour has demanded urgent government action after tailbacks through Kent started to build on Friday night, causing 14-hour hold-ups for some travellers.
Monday 25th Jul 2016