Housing

Whalley Range Labour - Assia Shah Takes Action on Landlord Evictions During COVID

The UK housing crisis facing Labour

Housing is one of the many crisis’ facing the newly elected Labour Government. The UK Social Housing stock has been seriously depleted since Margaret Thatcher introduced the tenant Right to Buy scheme in the 80s. Many bought their council houses at knockdown rates, and flipped them to private landlords, thus netting a tidy profit in […]

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Prime MInister Sir Keir Starmer meets US President Joe Biden at NATO

Keir Starmer on the world stage at NATO – Joe Biden

Prime Minister Sir Keir Starmer looked perfectly at home on the world stage meeting President Joe Biden at the NATO summit, as NATO leaders stood for photo opportunities with the alliance’s secretary general Jens Stoltenberg. On the agenda is NATO defence spending, the war in Ukraine and the ongoing war in Palestine. It’s certainly been

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Whalley Range Labour - Whalley Range Brooks Bar 1906

Whalley Range Labour’s First post general election Ward meeting

The Whalley Range Labour Party will hold its first Ward meeting since the period of purdah, at 19.30 on Monday 15 July 2024 at Whalley Range Cricket & Lawn Tennis Club, Kingsbrook Rd, Manchester M16 8NR. Purdah is the pre-election period in the United Kingdom between the announcement of an election and the formation of

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Whalley Range Labour - James Dyson

Dyson Boss James dyson announces 1000 job losses in the uK!

Dyson have made the shock announcement of 1000 job losses in the UK, which amounts to a quarter of their workforce. Chief executive Hanno Kirner said: “We have grown quickly and, like all companies, we review our global structures from time to time to ensure we are prepared for the future. As such, we are

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Whalley Range Labour - Prime Minister Sir Keir Starmer

The Labour Government – Six Days in

Prime Minister (this will take some getting used to) Sir Keir Starmer has followed up on his promise to hit the ground running. His cabinet was sworn in last Friday, and they got down to work without delay. What a relief it is to see the adults finally back in charge of No 10, after

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Whalley Range Labour - UK Political Party Leaders

the 2024 Election dust has setted – initial Assessment

Albeit Labour recorded a resounding victory, when we extrapolate the data, there are worrying trends which we need to deal with urgently & head on. We received a lower voter share than any governing party, which is mostly down to a low turnout, tactical voting, but also as a result of Labour’s stance on the situation

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Whalley Range Labour - Labour WINS The 2024 General Election in a Landslide Victory

it’s official! Labour wins Election 2024 by a landslide!

It’s official folks! Sir Keir Starmer’s revitalised Labour Party has won the 2024 General Election by a historic landslide! Rishi Sunak has conceded defeat and is on his way to London to see the King. Further pluses, are the Minister for the 18th Century Jacob Ree Smogg, has suffered the nights major ‘Portillo moment’, losing

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Whalley Range Labour - Sir Keir Starmer Cast His Vote in The 2024 UK General Election

General Election day 2024!

Thursday 12th December 2019 marked Labour’s worst election performance for 80 years. Now, it seems like a distant nightmare which we’ll hopefully correct today. However, with high office comes huge responsibility, and the UK will be looking to us to begin the process of reversing 14 years of Tory austerity, Brexit, sleaze, economic carnage and

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Whalley Range Labour - Assia Shah Takes Action on Landlord Evictions During COVID

Taking action on eviction as Covid-19 crisis bites

On 20 September the Tory government scrapped their temporary suspension of landlords’ rights to serve eviction notices. Tenants across the country can face losing their homes if they fall behind with rent due to short-term hardship during the Covid-19 crisis. Assia Shah, Whalley Range Labour candidate in May 2021, says “I’m really concerned about the

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Whalley Range Labour - Angeliki Stogia Returned as Whalley Range Councillor

new housing developments – Greater transparency

At the full Council Meeting on 21 March, Labour councillors voted unanimously to ensure that planning committee members have more transparent information from property developers about the viability of the schemes, when assessing the contribution which developers must make as part of the negotiation for planning approval. Councillor Angeliki Stogia, who spoke in favour of

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