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Oldham Council admits there is three times more demand for social housing in Oldham than in neighbouring Bury, Rochdale and Tameside.

Oldham Council admits there is three times more demand for social housing in Oldham than in neighbouring Bury, Rochdale and Tameside. The actual truth is that there are three times more people on the social…

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Labour Oldham are spending 60% of the money they receive from the governments Controlling Migration Fund creating four new high salaried positions

Oldham Council has been given £602,000 from the government’s oddly named “Controlling Migration Fund” to deal with pressures from high volumes of migrants and in true Labour Oldham style they are spending 60% of the…



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On Tuesday Oldham Council leader Jean Stretton was ousted by her own local Labour group and MP Debbie Abrahams was sacked from Labour’s shadow cabinet

On Tuesday Oldham council leader Jean Stretton has been ousted by the council’s Labour group, Failsworth Councillor Sean Fielding will become the new leader on the 23rd of May. Councillor Fielding took to twitter on…


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Between spring 2013 and spring 2017 the number of foreign born children in Oldham schools increased by a staggering 777%

Here’s Oldham Labour Council’s response to our freedom of information request on the numbers of foreign born children in Oldham schools. Apparently the Council the body who oversee school admissions don’t actually collect any data…



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Labour Oldham to build 900 new homes in the area with the boroughs lowest household income and 44% more housing benefit claimants than anywhere else

Government statistics released today show that the 014 area of Oldham has the joint 7th lowest household income in England & Wales. This is the area which already has 44% more housing benefit claimants than…




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Labour Oldham MP Jim McMahon is complaining about rising unemployment in Oldham but forgot to mention the 3,130 jobs he promised that never materialised

Labour Oldham MP Jim McMahon is moaning about the latest employment figures for Oldham. This serial failure forgot to add that 3,130 minimum wage jobs he announced with a fanfare of press releases when serving…


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Labour Oldham’s so called town centre Masterplan will deliver the entire housing element in the area which already has 44% more housing benefit claimants than anywhere else in the borough

Oldham Council is yet again searching for yet another development partner for its ill thought out Oldham town centre masterplan. Quote from the latest press release from Oldham Council “Oldham Council is set to formally…


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Oldham Council intends turning the former Oldham magistrates court site in Oldham’s number one area for immigration into an housing development

Oldham Council has purchased the former Oldham magistrates court site opposite the Civic Centre with the intention of building housing. The site sits in the 024 area which along with neighbour 022 has received the…