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    Article: Aug 24, 2016

    Local MP Greg Mulholland has backed the 'A Place To Call Home' campaign, launched by the Rethink Mental Illness charity. The campaign urges ministers not to cap housing benefit for people living in supported housing.

    Around 1 in 5 people diagnosed with a severe mental illness live in supported housing. The Government is yet to announce the findings of its Supported Housing Review. But as it stands, a cap to Housing Benefit will apply from 1 April 2018.

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    Article: Aug 23, 2016

    Otley MP Greg Mulholland recently met with Priti Patel MP, the new Secretary of State for International Development, to present her with letters written by pupils at Pool-in-Wharfedale Primary School.

    The pupils had written the letters as part of the 'Send My Friend To School' campaign, a global campaign aiming to highlight that many children across the world do not have access to education.

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    Article: Aug 23, 2016

    Otley MP Greg Mulholland recently met with Priti Patel MP (pictured), the new Secretary of State for International Development, to present her with letters written by pupils at Pool-in-Wharfedale Primary School.

    The pupils had written the letters as part of the 'Send My Friend To School' campaign, a global campaign aiming to highlight that many children across the world do not have access to education.

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    Article: Aug 22, 2016

    Leeds North West MP Greg Mulholland has praised local businesses after official figures showed 350 new apprenticeships had been created across the constituency in the last year.

    Figures released by government show that 2,960 apprenticeships in total have now been created across the constituency since 2010.

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    Article: Aug 19, 2016

    Local MP Greg Mulholland has signed a parliamentary motion calling on ministers to rethink their plans to scrap bursaries for student nurses.

    Student nurses are currently able to have their tuition fees paid in full, receive a £1,000 grant annually, and can also apply for an additional means-tested bursary.

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    Article: Aug 18, 2016

    Leeds North West MP Greg Mulholland has congratulated his constituents Alistair and Jonny Brownlee, both of Bramhope, for their medal wins at the Olympic triathlon this afternoon.

    [Pictured left to right: Greg Mulholland, Jonny Brownlee, Alistair Brownlee]

    Alistair took gold for Team GB with a time of 1:45:01, with Jonny just six seconds behind, taking silver. South Africa took bronze.

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    Article: Aug 18, 2016

    Greg Mulholland MP has congratulated young people across the UK and in his Leeds North West constituency who are receiving their A-level results.

    Pupils at three secondary schools in Leeds North West- Lawnswood, Ralph Thoresby, and Prince Henry's Grammar- are receiving their results today.

    Commenting, Greg said:

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    Article: Aug 17, 2016

    Leeds North West MP, Greg Mulholland, has written to The Royal British Legion to give his support for their "Count Me In" campaign, which is calling for the inclusion of questions about the Armed Forces community in the next census.

    The Armed Forces Covenant outlines the obligations that government and the nation owe to all those who serve, have served, and their families. Since the Covenant was enshrined in law in 2011 and reinforced by local community pledges up and down the country, significant progress has been achieved in addressing disadvantage and providing special treatment where appropriate.

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    Article: Aug 11, 2016

    Local MP Greg Mulholland is encouraging residents in more rural areas to apply to a new Vodafone scheme aiming to improve mobile coverage in community hubs.

    Leeds North West constituency includes rural areas and the new scheme Vodafone is launching aims to give indoor mobile coverage to up to 100 rural community hubs, from pubs to village halls and community-run shops, in mobile coverage not-spots across the UK.

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    Article: Aug 10, 2016

    Leeds North West MP Greg Mulholland has tabled a parliamentary motion to mark the annual National Road Victim Month, which falls every August.

    Greg's motion commends the national road safety charity RoadPeace for organising National Road Victim Month every year.

    August is the chosen month since the first ever person in the UK killed by a car, Bridget Driscoll, died on 17th August 1896.