Tag: Conservative

A polling station in Broughton. Image Credit - Matthew Lanceley

Tories make big gains across the North West in election bombshell

The political map of the North West was dramatically redrawn overnight with the Conservatives making a series of gains from […]

“I feel that people in this area want a change” : The story of Worsley and Eccles South

“I feel that people in this area want a change” : The story of Worsley and Eccles South

The story of Worsley and Eccles South in Salford helps us understand why Labour lost the general election.

A polling station in Broughton. Image Credit - Matthew Lanceley

Regional exit polls show predicted Labour defeat in Worsley and Eccles South

At 10pm, exit polls were released, predicting the Conservatives to hold a majority of 368, compared to Labour’s 191, however, […]

A polling station in Broughton. Image Credit - Matthew Lanceley

National exit poll results predict comfortable Conservative majority

Polling stations have just closed and the exit polls have just been released. Voters have been heading to the ballots […]

The provocative billboard in Salford

Controversial political billboard arrives in Salford

Last week, a billboard was erected on Cross Street, Salford, displaying an image of Boris Johnson’s chief adviser Dominic Cummings. The […]

Salford activist joins climate change and austerity talks at Conservative Party Conference protest

Salford activist joins climate change and austerity talks at Conservative Party Conference protest

This week, the Conservative Party Conference arrived in Manchester; greeted by left-wing activists opposing the Tory leadership and Prime Minister […]

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Tributes paid to Salford Conservative candidate who died six days before local election

George Andrew Darlington, 68, who was standing for the Conservative Party in Walkden South, was taken ill and died last week.

Election

Remember to register to vote for the May Elections!

The local elections are to be held on Thursday 2nd of May 2019 to decide which councillor will take a seat in each of Salford’s 20 wards.

Prime Minister Theresa May makes a statement outside 10 Downing Street, London, after the 1922 Committee announced that enough Conservative MPs have requested a vote of confidence in Mrs May to trigger a leadership contest.

Theresa May faces a vote of no confidence – what do the people of Salford think?

A vote of no confidence in Theresa May has been triggered by Conservative MPs signifying they have no faith in the prime minister to successfully deliver the Brexit deal.

Boothstown residents concerned over lack of policing amid rising crime

Boothstown residents concerned over lack of policing amid rising crime

Residents of Salford village Boothstown are frustrated at the lack of policing in their area saying they are ‘scared in their own community.’