Boris Johnson has moved to try and quell a Tory rebellion over the tough rules.
He wants 16 and 17-year-olds to be able to have a say in elections.
Labour MP Jim McMahon has criticised Tory members in the Commons for trying to block a debate on extending voting rights
The case against has run out of steam. There is nowhere left to hide. There are no more plausible reasons to withhold democracy from a group of people who are, simply, entitled to it.
Meningitis Now are just one charity who do amazing work in raising awareness and campaigning for policy changes around the disease. I will be meeting with them and Izzy's father this week to film a video which is intended to increase awareness of meningitis among parents and young people ahead of Meningitis Student Awareness Week (22 -29 October).
My constituents and Britain as a whole needs a Labour Party that together takes the opposition to the Tories and deliver a Labour government the country so desperately needs; an equal and fair society with housing for all, a world class national health system, plus well-paid and high-skilled jobs. Let's make it happen.
The five things you need to know on Friday December 4, 2015… 1) OLDHAM ZEST & ROYTON In the early hours, Jim McMahon described
After some difficult days leading up to Wednesday’s vote to extend British military airstrikes in Syria, Jeremy Corbyn received
Oh, Oldham West. Poor, poor Oldham West. By the time you read this article, we might already know the results of Thursday's
It's been a horrible week for the Labour party. Obvious disunity and rumours of coups and resignations have tragically eclipsed what should have been two major victories - the chancellors U-turn on tax-credit and policing cuts. It's getting harder to dismiss the impression that the Labour party is engaged in a civil war; the parliamentary party irreconcilably at odds with the pro-Corbyn rank and file.
Sir Winston Churchill, former Oldham MP There is one Tory that McMahon has time for, and that’s Winston Churchill. And he’s
Labour’s candidate in the Oldham West by-election has hit back at UKIP attacks on his party’s patriotism and warned that
The Oldham West and Royton by-election will be a crucial first real test of the 'Northern Powerhouse' and a major test for the Conservative Party. If they cannot at least maintain their already vapid position in Oldham on 3rd December then the future prospects for a grand Tory revival in the north will be left looking very bleak indeed, something David Cameron and George Osborne can ill afford.
Labour's candidate for Oldham West and Royton has told UKIP to 'bring it on' if they want to make patriotism a key issue
The five things you need to know on Friday November 6, 2015... 1) OLDHAM JUMPS Jim McMahon won a comprehensive victory in
A key Jeremy Corbyn ally shortlisted for the Oldham West and Royton by-election has hit out at UKIP ‘smears’ about the Labour