Switch to an accessible version of this website which is easier to read. (requires cookies)

Recent updates

  • Greg headshot
    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'.

  • Greg headshot
    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.

  • Greg headshot
    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.

  • Greg headshot
    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.

  • Greg headshot
    Article: Jan 13, 2015

    Greg Mulholland, MP for Leeds North West, has today welcomed the announcement by Eon to reduce its gas price by 3.5%, having recently written to all six energy companies and Ofgem.

    With the wholesale price of oil plummeting in recent months to $45 a barrel, Mr Mulholland has recently contacted all six major energy companies as well as Ofgem, calling for a reduction in household energy prices. Tuesday saw the announcement from Eon that they will be making a slight reduction in their charges. Whilst stating that this is clearly a welcome development Mr Mulholland feels that this does not go far enough. A 3.5% reduction is estimated to provide the average Eon customer with a £24 reduction annually.

  • Greg headshot
    Article: Jan 12, 2015

    Greg Mulholland MP, Member of Parliament for Leeds North West, has today called for Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust to bring two unused wards at Wharfedale Hospital into use to deal with the additional winter demand on Leeds hospital services.

    Greg has written to Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust raising concerns about older people having to go into Leeds for treatment when wards at the Wharfedale Hospital lie empty and the two Leeds hospitals are struggling with demand.

  • st chads cc
    Article: Jan 6, 2015

    Greg Mulholland, Member of Parliament for Leeds North West, joined St. Chad's Broomfield cricket club first the first game of cricket to be played in the country in 2015 on Saturday 3rd Janurary in aid of Wheatfields Hospice.

    Greg joined club president, Rev Tom Lusty, who captained their team, to play a game of 20 overs each. The other side was captained by St. Chad's Cricket Club Chair Paul Berry, and the games went down to the last ball with the chairs team.