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Greg Mulholland

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  • Manchester attack2
    Article: May 23, 2017

    "This was an horrific attack targeting children and families who were in Manchester enjoying a concert. To deliberately target an event and crowd like this is cowardly and evil.

    "My deepest condolences to the families and friends of those who have lost loved ones and my thoughts and prayers are with them and those injured and those still missing.

  • Greg with Norman
    Article: May 18, 2017

    Greg Mulholland, the Liberal Democrat candidate standing in Leeds North West, has visited Otley Sailing Club to see first-hand the work they do with young people with special needs and disabilities.

    Greg joined Norman Stephens OBE and carers to take part in a Sailfree session, with young people with special needs and disabilities enabled to enjoy sailing. Greg has been a regular visitor to the Club and a big supporter of the Sailfree programme since he was first elected in 2005 and was present when the Princess Royal visited the Club in 2006.

  • Greg headshot
    Article: May 11, 2017

    Greg Mulholland, the Liberal Democrat candidate standing in Leeds North West, has welcomed the Party's inclusion of a policy to end the hidden problem of "period poverty" - where teenagers miss school because they cannot afford pads or tampons - in their election manifesto.

    Greg Mulholland has been leading calls for automatic free provision of sanitary products to girls who are eligible for free school meals and additional provision for those girls requiring sanitary products and unable to buy them.

  • Greg headshot
    Article: May 11, 2017

    Greg Mulholland, the Liberal Democrat candidate standing in Leeds North West, has welcomed a commitment to ensure access to the HIV prevention drug Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) on the NHS for people in high-risk groups, which has been announced as part of the Liberal Democrat's election manifesto.

    Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is a once-a-day pill that reduces the risk of HIV infection by 86%.

    Despite its proven efficacy and potential to deliver long-term savings, the NHS has yet to approve its use, and it is currently only available in the UK through a private prescription that costs approximately £400 for a month's supply.

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    Article: May 8, 2017

    14,750 pensioners living in Leeds North West will receive at least an extra £772 per year under Liberal Democrat manifesto plans to protect the 'triple lock' for state pensions.

    Thanks to the triple lock guarantee, secured by the Liberal Democrats when they were in government, the basic state pension has risen in each year by whichever is the higher of earnings, prices or a rate of 2.5%. However, the Conservatives have refused to guarantee whether the triple lock will continue, raising fears it could be scrapped.

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    Article: May 4, 2017

    Greg Mulholland has welcomed the decision to put on hold the planned development of 100 homes and a school close to the 12th century St. John the Baptist church in Adel, which was waved through by Labour councillors. Greg had campaigned to stop the development happening and the Secretary of State will now look at whether the decision should be called in for a full review.

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    Article: May 2, 2017

    Leeds North West MP, Greg Mulholland, has congratulated the organisers of this year's Cookridge Scarecrow Festival, which was held on 30 April and 1 May.

    For the third successive year, Cookridge came alive with straw figures and scenes as residents across Cookridge took part in the Scarecrow Festival, organised by the Leeds Modernians.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.