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Greg Mulholland

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  • August 2015, blank
    Article: Apr 28, 2017

    Parking machines which do not give change are creating undue stress and inconvenience to customers and are being used as a way of extracting money from people - essentially a form of taxation.

    Leeds North West MP, Greg Mulholland has tabled an Early Day Motion (EDM) in Parliament which highlights the issue and that way that it particularly affects people who cannot pay through other methods, such as by phone or card.

  • August 2015, blank
    Article: Apr 26, 2017

    Long-time campaigner on the issue of criminal driving, Greg Mulholland MP, used Justice Questions in Parliament to call on the next Government to ensure that legislation that was meant to pass in this Parliament is passed before the end of the year.

    A consultation on dangerous driving proposals was completed in February and Greg wrote calling for better justice including tougher sentences and new offences. The Government were looking to use the consultation to form legislation later in the year and Greg has urged the next Government to stick to the proposed timetable.

  • August 2015, blank
    Article: Apr 26, 2017

    In the House of Commons, Greg Mulholland, MP for Leeds North West, has slammed Labour councillors who voted in favour of a controversial plan to build 100 homes on greenfield land opposite the 12th century St John the Baptist Church, in Adel, despite a strong objection from Historic English. All 7 Labour councillors on the planning panel voted for the development despite the very strong concerns of the damage this development would do to the surroundings of this historic building.

  • August 2015, blank
    Article: Apr 21, 2017

    Leeds North West MP, Greg Mulholland, has expressed his concern and disappointment at the decision to approve plans to build 100 homes on fields east of Otley Road in Adel, around 100 yards from the Grade I-listed St John the Baptist Church.


    At the Leeds City Council South and West Plans Panel meeting today, the application was approved by 7 votes to 3.

    Mr Mulholland had objected to the original proposals to build houses on the green fields in April 2014, which were rejected. The MP had also objected to the most recent application, and had been urging local residents to also express their concerns about the application, and the impact the development would have on local infrastructure, as well as the setting of the Grade 1 listed 12th Century Adel Parish Church of St John the Baptist, which is one of the best examples of Norman architecture in Britain.

  • August 2015, blank
    Article: Apr 18, 2017

    I look forward to standing in Leeds North West for the fourth consecutive time and will be asking local people to put their trust in me once again, to carry on being a strong voice for our area, to campaign for positive change and to hold this divisive Government to account.

    After months of telling the British people there would be no snap election, Theresa May has now done a complete U-turn and has announced she wants to have one! Having told people she wanted stability and wanted to unite the country, she is instead acting cynically in the interests of the Conservative Party, not the country. Having said at least seven times that she wouldn't seek a snap election, people will now from on find it hard to trust anything Theresa May says.

  • August 2015, blank
    Article: Apr 13, 2017

    Leeds North West MP Greg Mulholland has joined Liberal Democrat Shadow Health Secretary Norman Lamb MP in responding to figures released by Mind that show 11,000 people across the country did not get follow-up within a week of leaving a mental health hospital in 2015-16. The mental health charity has also called for urgent new guidelines so those leaving are followed up with within 48 hours.

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    Article: Apr 11, 2017

    Leeds City Council are trying to cover up flaws in a controversial plan to build a rail station at Leeds Bradford Airport, despite local MP Greg Mulholland exposing the disarray the plans are in. The Council's plans for the proposed Parkway Rail Station have been shown to lack basic elements such as a study on how traffic access will be managed and the size and shape of the proposed car park.

  • GM TS Breathing Space
    Article: Apr 11, 2017

    Leeds North West MP Greg Mulholland MP spoke in a Westminster Hall debate on the Breathing Space scheme and thanked all of the volunteers who help to run the scheme and help families in debt. If fully implemented, the Breathing Space scheme would see people who seek advice for debt problems given a period of six months to a year in which interest and charges are frozen and enforcement action halted. The scheme is backed by the Step Change debt charity and also the Children's Society who produced a report on the effects that being in an indebted family can have on a child's mental health.

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    Article: Apr 11, 2017

    Leeds North West MP, Greg Mulholland, has written to Leeds City Council to object to proposals for a 70 home development, in the field behind 33 to 40 Church Close, in Pool in Wharfedale.

    The application for the site was recently submitted by Taylor Wimpey, but Mr Mulholland has objected to the proposals over concerns about the impact on the surrounding roads, in addition to the impact on the village. Mr Mulholland has raised particular concerns about access to the site, from Pool Road, stating that traffic at the junction of Pool Road and the A658 is already a huge problem for local residents.

  • Survey: Apr 7, 2017
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