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Every year Oldham Council pushes regeneration projects further into the future with no delivery dates, plans or funding, why is the press not holding them to account?

In its latest round of capital spending changes Oldham Council has once again moved spending on its “gamechanging” “flagship” and wishful thinking regeneration projects forward in time.  £9.5 million of spending for Prince’s Gate has…





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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…