Andy Burnham

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Government planning ‘to put HS2 on stilts through Manchester’
Andy Burnham demands underground station for new route rather than cheaper series of viaducts

Helen Pidd North of England editor

19, Nov, 2021 @5:49 PM

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Frustration grows as HS2 derails and ‘levelling up’ goes off track | Letters
Letters: Readers react to the scaled-back plans and the broken promises about infrastructure investment in the north of England


19, Nov, 2021 @5:14 PM

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‘Second-class’ rail plan could hurt north of England for 100 years, says Andy Burnham – as it happened
Latest updates: Manchester mayor condemns Boris Johnson’s rail plan, saying decision will have significant impact for decades

Andrew Sparrow

18, Nov, 2021 @7:04 PM

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Andy Burnham: don’t throw Manchester hire bikes in the canal
Mayor pleads with residents not to treat new Bee Bikes like the failed Mobike scheme

Helen Pidd North of England editor

10, Nov, 2021 @12:11 PM

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The great betrayal: how the Hillsborough families were failed by the justice system
The long read: After 32 years of establishment lies, media smears, inquests, trials and retrials, the families of the Hillsborough dead have yet to see anyone held accountable

David Conn

21, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Meat producers say Johnson talking ‘nonsense’ about reasons for labour shortage in sector – as it happened
Chief executive of British Meat Processors Association dismisses PM’s claims and says pig farmers facing a ‘nightmare scenario’

Andrew Sparrow

03, Oct, 2021 @6:24 PM

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You can’t level up by raising taxes on the poor, Tories tell PM
Top MPs warn No 10 over plans for equality as Conservative conference gets under way in Manchester

Toby Helm, Michael Savage, Phillip Inman and Harriet Sherwood

02, Oct, 2021 @9:30 PM

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Despite grumblings the ubiquitous Andy Burnham is a star of conference
Analysis: the Manchester mayor seems to be greatly enjoying his time in Brighton in the face of briefings against him

Peter Walker

28, Sep, 2021 @6:51 PM

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Shadow chancellor’s value-for-money performance pays off | John Crace
Rachel Reeves shows Labour conference she is perfectly credible but convincing the country is another matter

John Crace

27, Sep, 2021 @6:35 PM

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Labour conference: Andy McDonald resigns from shadow cabinet, saying party ‘more divided’ under Starmer – as it happened
MP stands down from post as shadow secretary of state for employment rights after saying he was ordered to argue against increase to minimum wage

Andrew Sparrow

27, Sep, 2021 @5:56 PM

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Labour conference: ‘wrong time’ to change leadership rules, says Burnham – as it happened
Labour party conference delegates will debate leader’s plans on Sunday afternoon

Andrew Sparrow

26, Sep, 2021 @5:38 PM

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England care homes ‘may be forced to close’ as Covid jab deadline looms
Government has ruled care staff must be fully vaccinated with Thursday last day for first jab

Josh Halliday North of England correspondent

16, Sep, 2021 @10:49 AM

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