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Labour’s Brexit strategy unites the country where others have failed

Labour’s Brexit strategy unites the country where others have failed

George Walker argues Corbyn’s new Brexit policy is the only way to unite the country.
Green, yellow, red?

Green, yellow, red?

Oli Storey writes about the upcoming EU Elections; what should be an opportunity to highlight some key issues has become a second referendum by proxy
Blow for Burnham as homeless shelter closes due to electrical issues

Blow for Burnham as homeless shelter closes due to electrical issues

The shelter opened in November to kick off Burnham’s flagship ‘Bed Every Night’ scheme but was forced to close on Christmas Eve as a result of electrical problems
Fallowfield sees worst local election turnout in Manchester

Fallowfield sees worst local election turnout in Manchester

Only 17 per cent of Fallowfield turned out to vote in Manchester’s local elections today, making it the ward with the lowest turnout in the whole city

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

Mancunion Live: The best of your tweets

During the Mancunion Live event audience members were able to tweet their views with #MancunionLive. These are the highlights of your comments

Political Party Profiles

Youth branches of the five main political parties active within the Students’ Union were interviewed on the policies of their parties and why they believe their party would best serve students

Decisive student vote could swing 200 seats

197 parliamentary seats have only a 10 per cent majority and a student population large enough to swing the balance of votes

The Eastleigh by-election: a student’s view from the front line

Physics student and Liberal Democrat Sarah Harding recounts a very long week, as she left her lectures behind to campaign in Eastleigh

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

Lib Dems call for public postgraduate loans

Policy calls also for increased public investment in science and research and for an immigration system that encourges “bona fide students” to come to the UK with the most talented to stay.

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