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Explained: A deal that takes back control

"The choice was this deal, which enables us to take back control and to build a brighter future for our country, or going back to square one with more division, more uncertainty and a failure to deliver on the referendum."

Budget 2018 Quiz

Take our interactive Quiz to find out what the Budget 2018 means

Councillor John Taylor Calls for Clampdown on Dangerous Driving

Conservative Councillor John Taylor who represents West Wardle & Littleborough and served with Greater Manchester Police for three decades is calling for a clampdown on dangerous driving on Rochdale’s roads.  He says there has been a ‘shift in attitude’ among motorists that urgently needs to be addressed.

Youth unemployment has halved since 2010

Youth unemployment has halved since 2010; real wages for workers have grown for the seventh consecutive month; overall unemployment is at its lowest since 1975.

We're freezing fuel duty for the ninth year in a row

We're freezing fuel duty for the ninth year in a row, cutting tax and making the UK a country of opportunity for all. So that no matter where you come from or what your circumstances, if you work hard and play by the rules, you will be fairly rewarded.