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  • Article: Oct 24, 2017
    By Rob Jacques

    Leeds Lib Dems have called on Leeds North West MP Alex Sobel and his local Labour Constituency party to issue a statement of regret after they invited Jared O'Mara to Leeds to be their guest speaker at a recent constituency dinner. They should also back calls for the whip to be removed from the shamed MP.

  • Article: Oct 15, 2017
    By Greg Mulholland

    Finally, today, much later than first suggested, but at last, the Ministry of Justice have announced the outcome of their consultation into the sentencing for serious criminal driving.


    This is great news for and a huge achievement by all the brave people and families who were denied justice when losing loved ones, yet decided to campaign for change so that other families would not suffer the distress of seeing appallingly and criminally reckless drivers who kill given patently inadequate punishment, that bore no relation to the devastating impact of their crime.

  • Joey and Greg
    Article: Jun 7, 2017

    Two candidates came together to share campaigning tips as Greg Mulholland, standing to be re-elected in Leeds North West, and Joey Grindrod, standing in his school election also on June 8th, met at the former MP's office.

    After contacting Greg on social media, Joey, a pupil at Cardinal Heenan High School then visited the office to talk tactics as well as taking away some resources to help him with his own campaign.

  • Greg Vic Flag
    Article: May 31, 2017

    Bramhope resident Vic Ware OBE is flying the flag for Greg Mulholland in Bramhope. The retired businessman has raised a specially designed flag to show his support for Greg in the election on June 8th. Greg joined Vic to raise the flag at this home.

    The flag is emblazoned with, 'I'm Backing Greg' to show Mr Ware's support for Greg is his re-election campaign in Leeds North West. Greg has represented the area, including Bramhope, for the last twelve years. Mr Ware has a flag pole that flies a variety of flags during the year. Including the Yorkshire Flag and the Cross of St George, but during the election campaign, he will be flying the 'I'm Backing Greg' flag.

    Greg has worked with Mr Ware on a number of issues and supported causes related to Epilepsy.

    More and more residents are putting up 'I'm Backing Greg' posters across Leeds North West showing their support for Greg in his campaign to carry on fighting for Leeds North West. Posters are available by emailing greg@gregmulholland.org or calling 0113 226 6519.

  • Wharfedale Hospital - Staff
    Article: May 30, 2017

    Greg Mulholland, the Liberal Democrat candidate standing in Leeds North West, has visited Wharfedale Hospital in Otley, to see the progress that has been made at the hospital since the two wards reopened to cater specifically for existing older patients, who no longer require acute care but who are not ready to go back home or into other care settings.

  • 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.