Research by Sky News and Tortoise Media finds that the average MP has received £72,046 outside of their Westminster job since the last general election.
Our interactive map shows which stations in Greater Manchester will keep their ticket offices, and which ones will close. Zoom in on your location to see how you will be affected.
We received word that Just Stop Oil would be doing a slow march in Manchester city centre last weekend, so we went along and spoke to some of the protesters.
This year, one council seat in each ward (except for one with two seats) was up for election at Manchester City Council. Here’s a rundown of the results and what they could mean for the borough, both locally and in a potential GE.
If you’re a member of The Meteor co-op, you should have received an email about our Annual General Meeting at the end of March. Don’t worry if you couldn’t make it – here are the highlights from the event.
“We won’t stop ‘til we win” – UoM rent strikes supported by over 10,000 students after occupation eviction
Rent strikers at The University of Manchester (UoM) have been given a show of solidarity by 10,860 fellow students, almost a quarter of the entire student body. In an official referendum, only open to UoM students, 97% of respondents voted in favour of the strikers’ demands. The 350 members of the rent strike are calling for more students to join the movement in time for the next payment date on 20 April.
The ‘Solidarity with the Strikes’ march, rally and fundraiser took place on Saturday 7 January in Manchester, the latest in a long history of political protest that won us rights and helped to shape our modern democracy.
As one year ends, another begins. But the struggles of 2022 haven’t gone away, and January 2023 continues to see industrial action affecting Greater Manchester. Here’s a rundown of this month’s strikes and ballots, and the reasons that workers are going on strike.
The Meteor visited striking rail workers at Manchester’s Piccadilly Station on Friday 16 December to find out why the employees are so determined to win their struggle.