Andy Burnham

‘Can Andy Burnham ‘do a Boris’?’
Andy Burnham
Instant Opinion

‘Can Andy Burnham ‘do a Boris’?’

Your digest of analysis and commentary from the British and international press
6 Jul 2021
Would-be Labour leaders line up to replace embattled Keir Starmer
Keir Starmer and Angela Rayner
Behind the scenes

Would-be Labour leaders line up to replace embattled Keir Starmer

Angela Rayner said to be ‘on manoeuvres’ ahead of Batley and Spen by-election
1 Jul 2021
Quiz of The Week: 17 - 23 October
Andy Burnham speaks to the media during a press conference outside The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
In Brief

Quiz of The Week: 17 - 23 October

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
23 Oct 2020
Instant Opinion: Tories treated Manchester like the miners
A pedestrian wearing a face-mask walks past graffiti declaring that 'the north is not a petri dish'.
In Depth

Instant Opinion: Tories treated Manchester like the miners

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 22 October
22 Oct 2020
Why everybody’s talking about Johnson’s three front battle
Boris Johnson speaks during a virtual press conference inside 10 Downing Street
In Depth

Why everybody’s talking about Johnson’s three front battle

Bruising 24 hours sees prime minister clash with northern leaders, EU officials and city bosses
21 Oct 2020
Will multimillion payout send Manchester into lockdown?
Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham stands in front of a sign advertising an open business in the city's centre.
In Depth

Will multimillion payout send Manchester into lockdown?

PM reportedly hoping to suppress northern coronavirus rebellion with cash handouts
19 Oct 2020
Debate: should councils ‘go it alone’ on track-and-trace?
covid app
In Depth

Debate: should councils ‘go it alone’ on track-and-trace?

Local authorities in the North taking matters into their own hands following a spike in Covid cases
5 Aug 2020

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Labour leadership latest odds: can Jeremy Corbyn really win?
Labour leadership candidates
In Depth

Labour leadership latest odds: can Jeremy Corbyn really win?

Odds were a better guide than polls at the general election. Here's what they say about the Labour leadership election
19 Aug 2015
Tories launch crackdown on trade union strikes
Union picket line
In Depth

Tories launch crackdown on trade union strikes

One union leader says tough new proposals smack of Nazi Germany. But do the Tories have the public on side?
15 Jul 2015
Andy Burnham's triple whammy in Labour leader race
Labour's Andy Burnham
In Brief

Andy Burnham's triple whammy in Labour leader race

The expenses claim, the Unite threat and the theory that David Miliband could try to make a comeback
26 May 2015
McCluskey threat overshadows 'Burnham for leader' campaign
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In Brief

McCluskey threat overshadows 'Burnham for leader' campaign

Unite boss threatens to withdraw funding if Labour Party fails to elect the 'correct leader'
18 May 2015
Newsnight leaves Labour’s NHS plans bloodied and bruised
The Mole
In Depth

Newsnight leaves Labour’s NHS plans bloodied and bruised

Allegra Stratton package puts Labour’s Andy Burnham on the spot again over private sector competition
30 Jan 2015
ED MILIBAND: Labour leader who beat his brother
Labour leader Ed Miliband
In Depth

ED MILIBAND: Labour leader who beat his brother

From 'weedy and square' comprehensive school pupil to opposition leader. Will Ed be the next PM?
3 Dec 2014
GP surgeries to open at weekends under Tory plans
David Cameron
In Brief

GP surgeries to open at weekends under Tory plans

David Cameron tries to counter Labour's plan to focus its election campaign on the NHS
30 Sep 2014
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Labour MPs see the hand of No 10 election strategist Lynton Crosby behind the current NHS horror-fest
16 Jul 2013
Thatcher funeral: Falklands theme, and no Argentines
Flowers and mementos left by members of the public and admirers sit outside the home of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in central London on April 8th 2013. Former British pri
In Depth

Thatcher funeral: Falklands theme, and no Argentines

Among the international guests will be FW De Klerk, the last president of apartheid South Africa
11 Apr 2013
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