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Afzal Khan secures Council commitment to improve Manchester Gorton roads

Labour’s Manchester Gorton by-election candidate Afzal Khan has secured the commitment of Manchester City Council to ensure Manchester Gorton gets its fair share of a £100m road improvements programme.

Afzal Khan secures Council commitment to improve Manchester Gorton roads

Afzal Khan secures Council commitment to improve Manchester Gorton roads Labour’s Manchester Gorton by-election candidate Afzal Khan has secured the commitment of Manchester City Council to ensure Manchester Gorton gets... Read more

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Afzal Khan and John Healey MP visit veterans’ service to highlight TENFOLD increase in homelessness in Manchester

Labour’s candidate for the Gorton by-election, Afzal Khan, and John Healey MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Housing, today used a visit to a veterans’ service in Manchester to highlight the “shame” of Government cuts which have led to a dramatic spike in homelessness in Manchester since 2010.

Afzal Khan visits veterans service to highlight homelessness

Afzal Khan and John Healey MP visit veterans’ service to highlight TENFOLD increase in homelessness in Manchester Labour’s candidate for the Gorton by-election, Afzal Khan, and John Healey MP, Shadow... Read more

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Labour: free school meals for all 52,500 primary school children in Manchester

Jeremy Corbyn, Leader of the Labour Party, and Angela Rayner, Shadow Secretary of State for Education, have today announced that the next Labour Government will provide free school meals for all primary school children, a change that could benefit 27,081 children in Manchester.

Free school meals for all primary school children

Labour: free school meals for all 52,500 primary school children in Manchester Jeremy Corbyn, Leader of the Labour Party, and Angela Rayner, Shadow Secretary of State for Education, have today... Read more

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“The Tories want to impose bigger cuts to Manchester, Gorton’s schools than any constituency outside London. I won’t stand for it” - Afzal Khan MEP

Angela Rayner MP, Shadow Education Secretary, today joined Labour’s candidate for the Manchester, Gorton by-election, Afzal Khan MEP, at Stanley Grove Primary Academy.

Angela Rayner visits Longsight school

“The Tories want to impose bigger cuts to Manchester, Gorton’s schools than any constituency outside London. I won’t stand for it” - Afzal Khan MEP Angela Rayner MP, Shadow Education... Read more

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“Making sure Manchester, Gorton’s young people get all the chances they want, and deserve, is one of the reasons I’m standing to be Labour next MP - Afzal Khan MEP

Keir Starmer MP, Shadow Brexit Secretary, joined Labour’s candidate for the Manchester, Gorton by-election to test the temperature of the mood among Fallowfield’s young people about Brexit.

I will fight to get the best Brexit deal for Manchester Gorton

“Making sure Manchester, Gorton’s young people get all the chances they want, and deserve, is one of the reasons I’m standing to be Labour next MP - Afzal Khan MEP Keir... Read more

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“I proudly served as a police officer in Manchester and will fight these cuts to our force” – Afzal Khan, Labour’s candidate in the Gorton by-election, comments on the loss of nearly 2000 Manchester police officers

The Conservatives pledged to protect spending on the police over this Parliament but have broken their promise.

Government cuts have led to Greater Manchester police losing nearly 2000 police officers; 23% of their capacity. The force has also lost over 680 Police and Community Support Officers.

Communities need to feel safe and secure

“I proudly served as a police officer in Manchester and will fight these cuts to our force” – Afzal Khan, Labour’s candidate in the Gorton by-election, comments on the loss... Read more

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Afzal Khan MEP, Labour’s candidate in the Manchester, Gorton by-election, commenting on the triggering of Article 50, said:

We must get the best deal for Manchester

Afzal Khan MEP, Labour’s candidate in the Manchester, Gorton by-election, commenting on the triggering of Article 50, said: Read more

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Jeremy Corbyn, Leader of the Labour Party, commenting on the triggering of the Gorton by-election and the selection of Afzal Khan, said:

“I am delighted that Afzal Khan will be Labour’s candidate for the Manchester Gorton by-election.

Jeremy Corbyn congratulates Afzal Khan

Jeremy Corbyn, Leader of the Labour Party, commenting on the triggering of the Gorton by-election and the selection of Afzal Khan, said: “I am delighted that Afzal Khan will be Labour’s... Read more

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Afzal Khan MEP, Labour candidate in the Manchester Gorton by-election, said:

“This Tories’ so called fair funding formula isn’t fair, and is risking the life chances of a generation of Manchester’s children.

Schools funding cuts hit Manchester hard

  Afzal Khan MEP, Labour candidate in the Manchester Gorton by-election, said: “This Tories’ so called fair funding formula isn’t fair, and is risking the life chances of a generation of... Read more

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Labour’s candidate for the Manchester Gorton by election Afzal Khan kicked off his campaign today in Longsight market. He was joined by local councillors, and Police and Crime Commissioner Tony Lloyd.

Manchester Gorton campaign kicks off

Labour’s candidate for the Manchester Gorton by election Afzal Khan kicked off his campaign today in Longsight market. He was joined by local councillors, and Police and Crime Commissioner Tony... Read more

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