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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

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

Stoke-Central will test post-Brexit Labour

With the Stoke-Central by-election on the horizon, Opinion Writer Cameron Broome gives a political weather forecast: Cloudy with a chance of purple rain

The rise of UKIP – a force to be reckoned with?

As the public becomes increasingly Eurosceptic, Lisa Murgatroyd discusses how UKIP are becoming serious political contenders

Galloway’s victory holds lessons for Labour

The Labour Party needs to take a long, hard look at its core values following the controversial MP’s surprise by-election victory in Bradford West