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"We are going to be increasing the maintenance grant from £3400 to £3800, which should benefit around half of students." Photo: uklabourparty @Flickr

Graduate tax still a long-term option, says Chuka Umunna

News Editor Jenny Sterne spoke to the shadow Secretary of State for Business, Chuka Umunna, about HE policy, the skills gap, zero-hours contracts and the BME attainment gap

"We expect political democracy. Why not economic democracy too?" Photo: Peter Tatchell

Interview: Peter Tatchell

Peter Tatchell, the human rights campaigner, spoke to The Mancunion ahead of his General Election event on the 30th of April

The Parliamentary Candidate hustings for Manchester Withington were hosted by the University of Manchester's Students' Union. Photo: @iatw4l @Twitter.

UKIP policy to “treat the weak humanely”

UKIP candidate for Manchester Withington, Mark Davies, has referred to disabled people as ‘weak’ and has said that women who ‘go away’ deserve to be paid less

Photo: secretlondon @Flickr

The government won’t listen to apathy – use your vote

Guest contributor Kris McDermott debunks the myth that not voting will make a difference—make your voice heard on the 7th of May if you want things to change

Cities from Belfast to Bedford will host the studio over the next four weeks. Photo: Sky News

Sky News election campaign comes to Manchester

Stand Up Be Counted is a national campaign to hear the voices and ideas of young people across the country who may be disillusioned by politics