Policing of the pandemic “maintains racial injustice, further entrenches existing structural inequalities, and poses a threat to the safety and wellbeing of racially minoritised and working-class communities,” the authors say.
Swiss team’s change of policy means Manchester United fans will be able to travel to the Champions League match next week.
Successive governments have failed to solve the crisis of social care, says Burnham, who thinks the government’s election promise breaking announcement today to raise taxes to pay for care are ‘a flawed, unfair policy’ that will not ‘stand the test of time’ and will prevent integration of health and social care under the NHS.
The disproportionate impact of the pandemic on disabled people in England is documented in a report by Manchester’s IPPR North think tank, who call on the government to ‘provide fair access to opportunity for everyone.’
Electrification of the Wigan to Bolton line, first announced in 2013 at a cost of £37m, is predicted to cost £78m in announcement today and will be completed by 2024/25.
‘Kill the bill’ protestors marched through Manchester today demanding the government retract the controversial Police Crime Sentencing and Courts Bill. Photography by Andy Barton.
Exhibition exploring human rights abuses will return with its ‘solidarity with Palestine’ statement intact, along with a prominently displayed space voicing ‘different perspectives’.
Thomas Paine, the radical revolutionary of the American War of Independence, is the subject of the Working Class Movement Libraries first post-lockdown exhibition.
A care home in Wigan has recorded the most deaths due to Covid-19, over a year, of any care home in England, according to data released by the Care Quality Commission. Care homes recording the highest number of Covid deaths in each Greater Manchester borough are presented.
While anti-racism campaigners welcomed the move as “an important step”, they warn it “does not go anywhere near far enough” to remove police influence in Manchester’s schools.