Child Poverty in Greater Manchester is out of control.

Child Poverty in Greater Manchester is out of control and needs to be urgently tackled; this will be one of my priorities if elected Mayor for Greater Manchester. Councils in Greater Manchester are showing appalling rates of Child poverty: Bolton 31.05%, Bury 25.34%, Manchester 40.04%, Oldham 33.04%, Rochdale 32.30%, Salford 30.93%, Stockport 20.78%, Tameside 28.96%,…

Stephen Morris confirms Landlord Licensing Schemes will be abolished if elected.

Stephen Morris, English Democrats candidate for Mayor of Greater Manchester, confirms Landlord Licensing Schemes in Greater Manchester will be abolished if elected. “In areas in and around where selective landlord licensing has been operated (such as Blackburn, Burnley and Hartlepool) house prices have fallen dramatically compared to most other areas.  Increasingly mortgage lenders (following the…