What's been happening with this website lately? Blog

Pride comes before a fall: the reluctant editor

Yesterday I was feeling quite buoyant when we went out for a fish and chip tea, revelling in how well things were going, thinking to myself this is such a...

Chapter 5, Equal Opportunities, is now on the website

The bitterest battles between the left and right-wings of the Manchester Labour Party were fought over implementing the Equal Opportunities policy. Whilst some of the older right-wing male councillors were...

Chapter 4, Tackling the Bureaucracy, is now on the website

The new leadership from May 1984 recognised that in order to achieve the radical changes they wanted to see, the whole nature of the council bureaucracy would have to change....

Manchester City Council campaign video 1993

Manchester City Council campaign video opposing 2 mile rule for schools 1993/94 This is recorded from a VHS tape playing on the TV. It outlines local government education finance issues...

%d bloggers like this: