Rail operators in the North of England have come under fire from political leaders and been told they need to “buck up” their performances or risk having their franchises removed.
Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham has called for a public deadline for train operator TransPennine Express (TPE) to improve its services, saying: “It’s kind of last-chance saloon”.
The mayors of Greater Manchester and Liverpool have called for “clarity” after a Sunday newspaper was told Northern Rail would be stripped of its franchise.
Jeremy Corbyn is set to address the remaining Labour MPs amid bitter recriminations over the party’s catastrophic General Election defeat.
Leading Labour moderates have vowed to continue to fight for their values in the party following the shock resignation of Tom Watson as deputy leader.
Former Labour leadership hopeful Andy Burnham has been given a prominent role in Jeremy Corbyn's shadow cabinet.
Labour leadership contender Andy Burnham vowed to fight to win back the SNP-voting children and grandchildren of the people who built his party last night.
Andy Burnham is now the favourite to suceed Ed Miliband as leader of the UK Labour Party, according one leading bookie.
The Scottish Government has been accused of preying on the fears of the sick and elderly with claims about threats to the NHS.
A warning from Labour that the NHS is "heading for the rocks" has been seized upon by independence campaigners.