Greater Manchester leaders and residents of at-risk buildings have said that the Government’s pledge of £200m to replace ACM cladding on private buildings stops short of addressing the problems they face.
Following local elections where the leading Conservative group lost control of the council for the first time in its history, Cllr Rachel Bailey has announced she will step down as leader in the coming weeks.
While Labour's overall hold across the region didn't change dramatically, there were some shifts in its control, with key battlegrounds in Trafford, Bolton, Stockport, and Wirral. Liverpool remained Labour-led, however Mayor Joe Anderson came under fire.
A group of over 80 MPs have sent a letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, pushing for commitment to deliver Transport for the North’s strategic plan and fully devolve transport budgets to city and Metro Mayors.