The Pirate Party in Manchester

The Pirate Party in Manchester. Looking forward to the Ancoats and Clayton By-election, December 2013

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Manchester- 2 in 5 Kids in Poverty

The latest figures on child poverty make chilling reading. Yet again Manchester is topping the parts of the country blighted by children in need. The numbers are stark. Overall nearly 2 in every 5 kids live in poverty in our city. 43% in Ancoats. 46% in Cheetham. 49% in Moss Side – that's practically half of all children. There is no doubt that families are feeling the pinch from rising costs and disastrous policies under this government like the Bedroom Tax. But also the Labour party have...
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Manchester Children’s Service “Inadequate”

Executive fail to grill town hall bosses An inspection by OFSTED in to children in need of help and protection, children looked after and care leavers carrried out in June and July 2014 found services "inadequate". This is the lowest ranking. The report found-  "The authority is not yet delivering good protection help or care for children, young people and families" 486 cases had waited a considerable time for assessment potentially putting children at risk. "mana...
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The Right To Protest

Like cities across the UK Manchester has seen protests about the current crisis unfolding in Gaza. As a city and citizens, what we do is connected to the rest of the world, and of course that includes...
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Manchester MPs Back Mass Surveillance

In a stitch up between the 3 big parties Manchester MPs opted to back rushing through “emergency” mass surveillance laws. Back in April the EU and its member countries were told to think again abou...
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Manchester Labour Break “Zombie” Carpark Pledge

The blight of shoddy parking facilities that many residents have complained about continues in Manchester city centre. Despite pledging to oppose so-called “zombie carparks” Manchester Labour approve...
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July Meetup

Let's meet and chat about current affairs and how they affect normal citizens, including civil liberties, digital rights, internet filters and censorship, individual privacy vs public security, Britis...
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