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Gerald Kaufman and Gorton councillor condemn Devo Manc

Gerald Kaufman denounces the Devo Manc deal at a public meeting in Levenshulme. Gorton South Councillor Julie Reid warns of “privatisation by the back door” and possible mergers between Greater Manchester Colleges. At a public meeting in Levenshulme Gerald Kaufman, Labour MP for Gorton, heavily criticised the way the Devolution Manchester (Devo Manc) deal had

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SALFORD COUNCIL GUARANTEES £21MILLION LOANS TO FRED DONE AND MORE FOR UNAFFORDABLE HOUSING

RICH COMPANIES IN NORTH WEST BENEFIT FROM COUNCIL LOANS FOR UNAFFORDABLE APARTMENTS Fred Done’s FICM Ltd is amongst five companies to benefit from the £300million Greater Manchester Housing Fund, of which cash-strapped Salford City Council is to guarantee £21.129million. Rowlinson Developments’ controversial scheme for 164 apartments on Peel Holdings’ Pomona is to get a £10.3million

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A growing movement: thousands welcome Corbyn to Manchester

Labour leadership candidate Jeremy Corbyn spoke at the packed out Sheridan Suite in Miles Platting on Saturday evening, outlining his vision for a fair and more equal Britiain to almost 2,000 people. Corbyn, who was holding his fourth rally of the day, was joined by a panel that included leftwing Labour MPs Cat Smith and