It is a bad sign both for the Government and devolution that the Greater Manchester Mayor has been able to run rings round Ministers.
Posts Tagged: Andy Burnham MP
Growing anti-lockdown sentiment among northern Labour mayors and councils offer him new opportunities – and dangers.
Setting flimsy evidence and distorted statistics to a depressing soundtrack does nothing for their credibility.
Election 2017: Karen Lumley and Andrew Turner stand down. Here’s the list of other MPs also doing so to date.
A running list of the current Members of Parliament, of all parties, who aren’t seeking to stand again.
Next week’s council elections: The Conservative / Labour battlegrounds – Lancashire, Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire
Will Andy Street adorn the front pages with a broad grin on his face, the newly-elected Conservative West Midlands Mayor?
Greg Taylor: King in the North – how Andy Burnham Could Put the Kybosh on the Tory Northern Revival.
His meat and potatoes family-values message plays well.
A PFI contract fixing a cost to dispose of residual waste that was double the market rates.
Corbyn might lock Labour out of power at Westminster, but Momentum could still end up wielding real power in local government.
Labour MPs are beginning to worry that they have lost the ear of their own core vote.
While most eyes are on Labour’s ideological battles or Tory referendum struggles, devolution is changing the nature of government and politics.
Spencer Pitfield’s by-election candidacy in Sheffield and my own experience in Leigh help demonstrate that nowhere should be out of bounds for us.
Relatively moderate members of the Opposition know that they disagree with the Hard Left, but they have no idea what to do in response.
His Shadow Defence Secretary, Shadow Foreign Secretary and Shadow Home Secretary publicly disagree with him.
It is the Conservative Party which produced the first ever female MP, the first lesbian leader in Ruth Davidson and the first female Prime Minister in Margaret Thatcher.
Mike Freer MP: Labour’s upper echelons can now be considered to be overwhelmingly hostile to Britain’s Jewish community
Corbyn’s election has all at once overtly politicised and alienated an entire community that has long been an integral part of British society.