Better late than never. Please note that this month’s ARoS is later than the usual time of the first Saturday of the month (yours truly was otherwise engaged – on holiday that week). Thank you for your patience.
Dinosaurs and new look ‘Spoons make up the Stalybridge scene;
East of the M60‘s look at the borough’s General Election results
Tameside constituencies remain solid Labour;
UKIP vote hammered by increased Labour majorities and modest Conservative swing.
At the start of April, any talk of a General Election would have filled many voters with dread. It was expected that Theresa May’s Conservative Party would have a landslide victory. Instead, what happened on the 08 June flew in the face of many predictions. This was scuppered by Jeremy Corbyn’s campaigning in the month up to the election. Not least the crowds and how the agenda switched from Brexit to the state of our public services.
It’s Up the Poll looks at how the parties fare on business issues
Theresa May and Co have called this General Election on the grounds of sealing the Brexit deal. Is there more to this than our status outside the European Union? Will there be a good deal for small businesses as well?
It’s Up the Poll looks at how the parties fare on environmental issues
Continuing where we left off last time, we are looking at the parties’ environmental policies, and how they affect our area East of the M60 motorway. As with our previous instalment on transport policy, we shall condensing some hundred or so words into Haiku form.