Why George Osborne’s seven jobs are a disgrace to Manchester
“The proof is in the pudding,” says Mr Osborne to those who may have criticised his appointment as Editor of the Evening Standard — Kirstie O’Mahony also challenges him about another appointment a little closer to home
The combined spending review and autumn statement devolves further powers and responsibilities to Greater Manchester
George Bolton looks at how David Cameron’s PR-managed answers could be harming his credibility in the long run
Allie Liu reports on Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to the University of Manchester’s Graphene centre
The National Union of Students has begun legal action against the government’s plans to scrap maintenance grants on the basis of the implications for equality
Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne announced today that students from households with less than £25000 income will be forced to borrow all of their maintenance financing in loans, replacing the current grant system
Current trends show economic recovery is not translating into public opinion, according to a group of academics blogging on [email protected]
Gerald Brent muses on whether or not the closure of public libraries marks a wider trend towards the marketization of education.
How will students receive the ex-Chancellor of the Exchequer’s appointment?
Reaction to the news has been mixed, with the university praising Osborne’s dedication to the Northern Powerhouse and its growing economy, while critics have questioned the ex-Chancellor’s credentials
The Conservatives green paper, Fulfilling our Potential: Teaching Excellence, Social Mobility and Student Choice, has been accused of “holding our young people and our country back” by Lucy Powell MP.
A year on from the beginnings of Devo Manc, Greater Manchester is undergoing a comprehensive boom
A recent report has shown that London’s economy is growing faster than that of any of the northern cities despite plans to create a ‘Northern Powerhouse’