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  • 609 Squadron
    Article: Feb 11, 2016

    Greg Mulholland joined local dignitaries from across the region to mark the 80th Anniversary of 609 (West Riding) squadron of the Raoyal Auxillary Air Force.

    609 Squadron was formed at RAF Yeadon, which is now the Leeds Bradford Airport site, on 10th February 1936 as a bomber squadron, seeing active service in the Second World War as a fighter squadron.

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    Article: Feb 11, 2016

    The MP for Leeds North West, Greg Mulholland took part in a national multi-venue quiz on Sunday evening, raising over £50,000 for charities and good causes.

    370 Pubs teamed up to host a multi-venue quiz, where teams across the country answered the same set of questions simultaneously in a bid to break the Guiness World record for the Largest Multi-Venue Quiz, which was set in 2012 by Oundle Macmillan Support Group.

  • Karma Nirvana Visit
    Article: Feb 9, 2016

    MP for Leeds North West, Greg Mulholland, visited the Headingley based national and international charity, Karma Nirvana last Friday.

    Greg met with staff and volunteers and heard about the work that the charity does both in Headingley and across the United Kingdom. He also met with Jasvinder Sanghera CBE, who founded Karma Nirvana after surviving a forced marriage when she was fourteen years of age. Jasvinder is now a leading campaigner and advocate for those experiencing forced marriages and honour based abuse.

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    Article: Feb 9, 2016

    Liberal Democrat MP Greg Mulholland is calling for a cultural change in the inspection regime for English schools and for schools to be given rights to challenge and appeal against Ofsted verdicts and processes.

    Ofsted- the Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills- is the statutory agency which inspects and regulates services that care for children and young people, and services providing education and skills for learners of all ages. The party's education spokesperson John Pugh MP will introduce a Ten Minute Rule bill in parliament today with the aim of replacing a punitive culture of fear with a culture of improvement and support.

  • Save Headingley Post Office
    Article: Feb 8, 2016

    The MP for Headingley, Greg Mulholland has joined forces with customers, local residents and branch staff to launch a campaign to save Headingley Post Office from closure.

    Headingley Crown Post Office is a busy Crown Post Office branch which benefits from a central location in the Arndale Centre, Headingley's main shopping area. However, it is now to be closed following plans by Post Office Ltd who intend to close the shop and to instead install a Post Office counter in another shop or business on as franchise basis with a loss of services as well as the premises.

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    Article: Feb 8, 2016

    Having secured a meeting with floods minister Rory Stewart, for all Wharfedale MPs, about the flooding which hit the area over Christmas, local MP Greg Mulholland has urged the minister to confirm the date for the meeting.

    The meeting was secured in order to discuss the flooding which hit towns along the River Wharfe during the Christmas holidays.

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    Article: Feb 8, 2016

    Leeds North West MP Greg Mulholland on Thursday urged ministers to announce the final decision on the New Generation Trolleybus (NGT) scheme following the public inquiry.

    The public inquiry into the scheme concluded in October 2014 and the final report is with transport ministers.

    Greg reiterated his wish to see ministers decide against the scheme. He has long called for a better solution, saying it is wrong that Leeds is not allowed to consider other schemes. The last Labour government decided Leeds could only have a bus-based system, which Greg has argued places "unfair and unhelpful restrictions" on the options for the future development of Leeds.

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    Article: Feb 5, 2016

    Leeds North West MP Greg Mulholland praised the work of the National Union of Students and students' unions, including at the University of Leeds, who are working to stamp out sexual harassment.

    His comments came in yesterday's statement in the House of Commons about what ministers were doing about events organised by the highly controversial self-styled 'pick-up artist' called Roosh V.

  • Greg at Hugel Kitchens
    Article: Feb 5, 2016

    Greg Mulholland has visited HÜGEL Kitchens in Yeadon to mark the 10th Anniversary of the business.

    Directors Melissa Walsh and David Tate started the business ten years ago, after David had started making kitchen fittings as a hobby. The couple then decided to use David's skills to start their own business.

  • Carnegie Great Outdoors
    Article: Feb 5, 2016

    Leeds North West MP Supports Leading Outdoor Education Research Centre

    Leeds North West MP Greg Mulholland recently visited Carnegie Great Outdoors, one of the leading providers of outdoor education, research and training, based at Leeds Beckett University.

    Mr Mulholland met staff from the Centre to congratulate them on their forthcoming tenth anniversary and to find out more about their latest projects.