In his resignation letter he blames the latest example of Labour's leadership becoming a force for anti-Semitism in British politics.Read the full story ›
The Barrow MP John Woodcock has told Granada Reports why he's taken the decision to quit the Labour Party.
In his only television interview since leaving the part, Mr Woodcock says he can no longer represent an area where thousands of jobs depend on building nuclear submarines while Labour is led by Jeremy Corbyn - who is a long-standing opponent of nuclear weapons.
Mr Woodcock is now standing as an independent. And he's calling for MPs of all sides to come together to form a new political party.
Our political correspondent Daniel Hewitt has that exclusive interview
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Labour's Shadow Chancellor, John McDonnell MP, will today pledge that the party could invest up to £30 billion in the North West when he addresses Labour's North West Regional Conference in Blackpool.
The package forms part of Labour's proposals for a £500 billion investment, and a lending boost for the whole country, bringing jobs and growth to every region and backed up with a new National Investment Bank and network of regional banks, including a 'Bank of the North'.
Jeremy Corbyn addressed allegations of bullying within the Labour Party as he launched his campaign to remain as leader in Salford.Read the full story ›
Wallasey Constituency Labour Party has been suspended after a number of complaints of bullying.
The constituency, which is represented by Angela Eagle, has seen unrest amongst members since Eagle challenged Jeremy Corbyn for the Labour leadership.
It now means the regional Labour Party will take over the administration of the Wallasey constituency party.
The North West Labour party earlier confirmed the suspension.
Any complaints of bullying or intimidation and allegations of misconduct are always taken very seriously.
Angela Eagle's constituency office was attacked last week when a brick was thrown through a window.
Police have been called by the Manchester Gorton Labour party amid fears for the safety of members - following claims of bullying.Read the full story ›
Appointments confirmed by Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn in his reshuffle today included Rebecca Long-Bailey, MP for Salford and Eccles, as Chief Secretary to the Treasury.
Cat Smith, MP for Lancaster & Fleetwood is the new shadow voter engagement and youth affairs minister
Birkenhead MP Frank Field has joined Stockport's Ann Coffey in questioning the future of Jeremy Corbyn's leadership of the Labour Party.Read the full story ›
Tom O'Carroll, who campaigned to lower the age of sexual consent, joined the Labour Party in Barrow last year.Read the full story ›
Jeremy Corbyn says devolving powers to northern cities is 'possibly an option' and claims cuts to North West councils are 'not necessary' .Read the full story ›