The Labour Party’s blocking of a Green New Deal motion is a catastrophe for the party, the country and the climate, argues Sean Benstead.
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.
‘You couldn’t leave your husband. It wasn’t done’ – the women behind the first domestic violence refuges
The story of the pioneering women who set up the first women’s refuges in the UK, challenging the perceptions of domestic abuse and providing drastically needed support to those suffering from it. Guest article from The Conversation.
An epidemiologist’s report reveals some startling figures linking the high levels of Covid-19 mortality in Greater Manchester to areas experiencing the most inequality and deprivation within the city region. Guest article from The Conversation.
Greater Manchester Labour for a Green New Deal believes that the fight against climate breakdown is one in which mutual support is imperative — the GND Councillor Support Network is their contribution to that fight.
Following the end of the ‘evictions ban’, Greater Manchester Law Centre did some research into the social housing sector in Greater Manchester. Social housing providers’ responses to Freedom of Information requests were used to consider the arguments against using ‘mandatory grounds’ to make evictions more ‘efficient’.
Community-led housing is on the rise. Local groups in need of suitable housing in Greater Manchester are being encouraged to get involved in creating genuinely affordable housing tailored to their needs.
Established housing cooperative Homes for Change show what can be achieved when support is provided which allows people to work together to create housing solutions.
As the only children’s hospice in Greater Manchester, Francis House gives families the peace of mind and support to help children with serious health conditions and provide end of life care when they need it.
Campaigners call for Andy Burnham to uphold his election manifesto promise and introduce a Land Commission in Greater Manchester, following the example set by the Liverpool city region.
On Thursday Greater Manchester decides who will be the next mayor of the city region. To help you choose who should be honoured with this position of power, we asked the candidates for a succinct summary explaining why you should pick them to become the next mayor.