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  • HMD2015
    Article: Jan 29, 2015

    Tuesday 27th January marked the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi concentration and death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, the site of the largest mass murder in history. Leeds North West MP yesterday signed the Book of Commitment in the House of Commons to remember the suffering and all the lives lost.

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    Article: Jan 27, 2015

    Greg Mulholland, MP for Leeds North West, has backed a campaign by the charity Sue Ryder for better end-of-life and palliative care being available round the clock.

    The Dying Doesn't Work 9 to 5 campaign has found through freedom of information requests that only 8% of local health services provide a comprehensive package of round-the-clock support which includes a specialist helpline and coordination service. Yet research by Populus has found that 82% of people expect that support and advice should be available 24 hours a day for those who are dying.

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    Article: Jan 26, 2015

    Greg Mulholland, MP for Leeds North West, has added his name to amendments for the Infrastructure Bill that, if passed, will oblige government to produce a national strategy for investing in cycling and walking.

    The amendments- New Clause 5 (NC5) and New Schedule 1 (NS1)- have been tabled by Cambridge MP Julian Huppert and are also backed by leading national campaign groups such as the Campaign to Protect Rural England, British Cycling, Living Streets, Campaign for Better Transport, and also the Leeds Cycling Campaign.

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    Article: Jan 22, 2015

    MPs from the parliamentary Save the Pub group have laid an amendment to the Infrastructure Bill seeking to end the scandal of pubs being demolished or turned into supermarkets without needing planning permission.

    New Clause 16 (NC16) if passed would mean planning permission is required before a pub can be demolished or turned into a retail store or office. For the purposes of existing planning legislation, depending on what they are used for, most buildings are currently classified into 'use classes'.

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    Article: Jan 21, 2015

    Health bosses in Leeds have been urged to back a campaign aimed at dramatically reducing the number of suicides across the NHS.

    Liberal Democrat MP for Leeds North West, Greg Mulholland, has called on local NHS trusts to commit to an ambition to eliminate suicides by those in their care.

    It follows Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg's call for an overhaul of how the health service treats mental health.

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    Article: Jan 21, 2015

    Schools minister Nick Gibb has backed new research by Leeds Beckett University which has revealed the extent to which young people across Europe experience sexual bullying.

    The research, entitled 'Addressing Sexual Abuse Across Europe' (ASBAE), found that 73% of young people aged 13-18 had experienced sexual bullying on at least one occasion. The two-year project aimed to empower young people to both tackle and prevent sexual bullying.

  • Greg with family at the special Le Tour Pool Feast
    Article: Jan 21, 2015

    Greg Mulholland MP has welcomed the news that the Tour de Yorkshire will pass through Otley, Pool and Arthington in his constituency of Leeds North West and will see Stage 3 of the Tour on May 3rd finish in Leeds.

    As co Chair of the Parliamentary Tour de France Yorkshire Group, Greg, joined over 4 and half million people line the route over the first three days of the 101st Tour in July 2014.

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    Article: Jan 21, 2015

    Greg Mulholland MP, Member of Parliament for Leeds North West has called for the Chilcot inquiry into the UKs role in the 2003 invasion of Iraq to be published immediately, after it was announced that the inquiry will be delayed again.

    Greg has been a staunch and vocal opponent of Britain's military involvement in the war in Iraq. Greg has stressed that Tony Blair and other key actors must be held to account and is pushing for the Chilcot inquiry to be published as soon as possible.

  • Muscular Dystrophy Campaign visit to 10 Downing St
    Article: Jan 19, 2015

    Greg Mulholland, MP for Leeds North West, will tomorrow lead a parliamentary debate on securing access to drugs for those with ultra-rare conditions.

    The debate, at 11am, follows from Mulh olland's recent campaign to secure drugs for six year-old Otley resident Sam Brown, who has the rare Morquio syndrome, which only 88 people across the UK have. Other MPs will be able to attend, with a health minister required to respond.

  • Nathan Popple and Greg Mulholland MP
    Article: Jan 16, 2015

    Greg Mulholland, MP for Leeds North West, has submitted a parliamentary motion marking Disabled Access Day, Saturday 17th January, and called on more venues and facilities to become more accessible.

    With 11.6 million disabled people across the UK, Disabled Access Day encourages them to visit somewhere new with their family and friends, whether a cinema, sports centre, coffee shop or anywhere else.