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Greg Mulholland

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  • Candles 4
    Article: May 25, 2017

    "It is desperately sad to hear confirmation that Courtney Boyle was killed in the Manchester attack, having been missing since then. My deepest condolences to her family and friends and everyone at Leeds Beckett University and the student union."

    "Courtney was from Gateshead but was living and studying here and she was killed alongside her stepfather, Philip Tron. It was great to have Courtney in the city studying here and contributing to the vibrancy of the University and Leeds and this is a tragedy for Leeds as well as Gateshead."

    "People in Leeds and at Leeds Beckett University join in solidarity with people in Gateshead in mourning for them and in praying for their families at this unimaginably difficult time".

  • Red Candles
    Article: May 25, 2017

    "It is tragic to hear confirmation that that Wendy Fawell was killed in the Manchester attack, having been missing since then. My deepest condolences to her family and friends. The whole town of Otley and neighbouring communities and devastated at this news and are in mourning for Wendy.

    "When local came together in a vigil in Otley on Tuesday night, local people joined together in reflection and prayer in the hope that Wendy would be found safe, sadly that has not happened and the news that people feared has now come through.

  • Candles
    Article: May 24, 2017

    "It is devastating news that Sorrell Leczkowski, 14, from Adel, was one of the victims of the terrorist atrocity on Monday in Manchester. My deepest condolences to her family and friends both in Adel and at Allerton High School."

    "This dreadful event has affected Manchester but also many other communities in the country and the whole community of Adel and people across Leeds will be mourning the loss of Sorrell. To make this unbearable tragedy even worse, Sorrell's Mother Samantha and Grandmother Pauline are among the injured and they too are in our thoughts and prayers, as are the whole family."

  • Otley Manchester Vigil
    Article: May 24, 2017

    Vigils were held in Leeds and in Otley to show sympathy and solidarity with the victims of the terrorist attack in Manchester on Monday night and their families, and to show communities standing together in the face of this terrorist atrocity. Greg Mulholland, who has been MP for Leeds North West for the last 12 years, joined the vigils at Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds Minster and Otley Market Place. Prayers were offered for all victims and their families.

  • 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.

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    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.