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Interview: Green Party candidate Laura Bannister

We met with Green Party candidate for Withington, Laura Bannister, as part of our series of interviews with local candidates before the general election on June 8th

Afzal Khan, currently an MEP, will stand for Labour at the Gorton by-election [Photo: Wikimedia Commons]

Interview: Labour candidate Afzal Khan

In the first of a series of interviews with candidates standing in to be elected on June 8th, we speak with Gorton’s Labour candidate Afzal Khan about his campaign, his background, and why so few young people engage with politics

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Sir Gerald Kaufman, Labour MP for Manchester Gorton dies aged 86

The death of Sir Gerald Kaufman, veteran MP for Manchester Gorton, will trigger a by-election. Most likely on the same date as the GM Mayoral election

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‘Blame your MPs, not labour migrants’

Angela Rayner and Jeff Smith spoke at the University of Manchester on Thursday 6th of October to discuss the future of the Labour Party

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Interview: Sir Gerald Kaufman MP

Stalwart of the House of Commons Sir Gerald Kaufman MP has sat in the House since 1970 as MP for Ardwick and later for Gorton. Charlie Spargo met with him to discuss Palestine, education and Tony Benn

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Stoning Tories doesn’t give you the moral high ground

After protestors at the University of Sussex shut down a debate about squatting, we discuss how this was pretty stupid.

Weatherley is escorted off campus in a police van.

Tory MP stoned off campus

Mike Weatherley recieved police escort out of mob scene

Owen Paterson, the new Environment Secretary, has alarmed greeen groups with his history of anti-environment support. Photo: TheCityUK @flickr

Green groups condemn Environment Secretary appointment

The Manchester Green Party has described Owen Patterson as “last sort of person we want in charge of the environment”