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    Article: Nov 21, 2014

    Greg Mulholland MP, Member of Parliament for Leeds North West, has written to the leader of the Liberal Democrat Party, Nick Clegg, to call for social care to be provided free of charge to people who are at the end of their lives.

    Greg was one of 14 Liberal Democrat MPs who signed the joint letter to the party leadership. In it they called for a commitment to supporting people at the very end of their lives so they can die in a place of their choosing.

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    Article: Nov 20, 2014

    Leeds North West MP, Greg Mulholland, has welcomed the decision by Leeds Plans Panel to reject the application to build houses on a green field site near to Moseley Wood Gardens in Cookridge.

    Mr Mulholland joined hundreds of local residents, and the Cookridge Residents Action Group (CRAG) in objecting to the original proposal to build 200 houses in October 2013, and the second application by the developers, Taylor Wimpey, in August 2014.

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    Article: Nov 18, 2014

    The Fair Deal for Your Local campaign today won a sensational victory in the House of Commons, defeating government 284 votes to 269, a result that is all but set to give thousands of publicans across the country the market rent only option many have long called for.

    Going into the Small Business Bill debate, the cross-party amendment was signed by 91 MPs, with the Fair Deal for Your Local campaign itself having 212 MPs signed up as supporters. The campaign was also backed by ten organisations including the Campaign for Real Ale, Federation for Small Businesses, Forum for Private Business, GMB and Unite.

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    Article: Nov 17, 2014

    Local MP, Greg Mulholland, has congratulated the organisers of the Otley Beer Festival on another fantastic event.

    The 14th Otley Beer Festival took place at the Otley Rugby Club, between 14-15th November, and saw hundreds of visitors enjoying the beers, ciders and perrys.

    The beer festival is a community charity event, raising funds for local charitable causes by 'sponsor-a-barrel', and Greg, who attends the festival every year, sponsored for the first time the first barrel, a Leeds North West brewed beer, DNA of Briscoes.

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    Article: Nov 17, 2014

    Year 5 and 6 at Ireland Wood Primary School last week held a 'mini-parliament' to debate whether homework should be compulsory for children in primary school, led by Greg Mulholland, Member of Parliament for Leeds North West.

    With Greg acting as the Speaker, the 10 and 11 years olds were split into two groups with a government side proposing the motion and the other group as the opposition. Despite some opposition, the Parliament decided to pass the motion.

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    Article: Nov 12, 2014

    Greg Mulholland, Member of Parliament for Leeds North Westhas welcomed Confederation of British Industry (CBI) calls to help families by increasing free childcare.

    The CBI on Monday echoed plans already set out by the Liberal Democrats to extend free childcare to 15 hours a week for all children from two-years-old.

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    Article: Nov 12, 2014

    Greg Mulholland, Member of Parliament for Leeds North West has today called on the Government to urgently commit up to £1.5bn extra for the NHS.

    This was backed by Liberal Democrat Health Minister Norman Lamb who has called on the Government to free up extra cash for the NHS in the upcoming Autumn Statement.

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    Article: Nov 11, 2014

    Local MP, Greg Mulholland, has welcomed the news that disadvantaged primary school pupils in Leeds are set to receive £390,000 to boost attainment.

    Greg, who is the Member of Parliament for Leeds North West, has said that the boost to pupil premium funding for 2015/16 will help teachers support those children at most risk of falling behind their peers.

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    Article: Nov 11, 2014

    Local MP, Greg Mulholland, has hailed the huge turnout and electric atmospheres at bonfire celebrations across his constituency of Leeds North West, a fantastic success.

    With bonfire night mid week this year, celebrations were spread across two weekends, meaning more celebrations for everyone to enjoy. Greg attended three events, in Otley, Yeadon and Pool, with his wife and three children.

  • Page: Nov 11, 2014

    Local MP, Greg Mulholland, recently meet with representatives from Post Office Ltd to discuss the possibility to relocating the Pool Post Office.

    Greg, wants to hear from Pool residents to know what they think about their local Post Office.

    Please fill in the survey here7