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Greg Mulholland

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  • Children's Society
    Article: Feb 14, 2017

    Greg Mulholland MP has backed calls for a new scheme to help thousands of families regain control of their finances as data from the Bank of England shows unsecured household debt rising at its fastest rate since the financial crisis.

    Debt often strikes when people experience sudden changes in circumstances such as job loss or ill health. Aggressive action from creditors and pressure to repay debts at an unaffordable rate can lead families to cut back on everyday essentials like food, take out other, expensive loans or fall further behind on essential bills [[i]].

  • August 2015, blank
    Article: Feb 10, 2017

    Otley MP Greg Mulholland has written to the Chief Executive of TSB, to oppose the closure of the bank's Otley Branch.

    TSB have announced that their Otley branch will be closing, meaning the nearest alternative branch would be Ilkley, over 5 miles away. Local residents have already voiced their concerns over the implications of the closure, especially as many elderly people rely on having a local branch.

  • Isla with feeding tubeV2
    Article: Feb 8, 2017

    An Otley mum and her local MP, Greg Mulholland, have launched a campaign for worldwide Feeding Tube Awareness Week to be supported in the UK. Shona Mellon, whose daughter Isla suffers from Mitochondria Disease and uses a feeding tube and Greg, who is well known for his campaigns for children with rare diseases, are now hoping to get the backing of people, MPs and organisations up and down the country Feeding Tube Awareness Week as an annual event.

  • Article: Feb 6, 2017

    This is an update on the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill. The Bill is in Committee Stage today, tomorrow and Wednesday and there are many amendments tabled to it.

    I will be both voting for and putting my name to amendments that seek to change improve the bill on a number of key issues, including the following:

  • August 2015, blank
    Article: Feb 2, 2017

    Leeds North West MP Greg Mulholland has urged Lord Tariq Ahmad, Minister for Aviation, International Trade and Europe to look at rail link proposals ahead of a planned visit to Leeds Bradford International Airport tomorrow.

    Mr Mulholland hopes to bring to Lord Ahmad's attention the flawed proposed Parkway station, which would see a railway station and large car park built near the entrance to the Bramhope Tunnel on the Leeds - Harrogate line, with shuttle buses ferrying passengers to the airport.

  • Article: Jan 31, 2017

    Due to the decision by the High Court on 3rd November 2016, then endorsed by the Supreme Court on 24th January 2017, that in our Parliamentary democracy Parliament must be consulted over the constitutional change of leaving the EU, the Government has brought forward a Bill to trigger the Article 50 process which is being voted on this week.

  • Legion of Honour
    Article: Jan 30, 2017

    MP Greg Mulholland attend the ceremony at Leeds Civic Hall on Friday, where Edward Juniper was awarded the Chevalier de l'Ordre National de la Légion d'Honneur, the Legion of Honour, the highest French order for military and civil merits.

    Mr Juniper, 91, was part of the D-Day landings on the beach of Arromanches during the invasion of Normandy.

  • Yeadon panto
    Article: Jan 24, 2017

    Yeadon MP Greg Mulholland has congratulated performers, stage hands and volunteers for a performance of Jack and the Beanstalk at Yeadon Town Hall.

    Yeadon Pantomime has been performed since 1939 and this was the 78th production, a superb production of Jack and the Beanstalk, produced as ever by Yeadon Charities Association www.yeadoncharitiesassociation.co.uk

  • August 2015, blank
    Article: Jan 20, 2017

    Leeds North West MP Greg Mulholland has called for a cross-party meeting of MPs and Councils to discuss the establishment of a Yorkshire Mayor - and also the establishment a Yorkshire Parliament.

    With Yorkshire and Scotland both having populations of 5.3 million, and GDPs of £117bn and £102bn respectively, Greg Mulholland believes that Yorkshire should be given real and meaningful devolution - and as well as uniting the County under a Yorkshire-wide mayor, that there should also be a Yorkshire Assembly or Parliament, getting real powers as exercised by the London Assembly, the Welsh Assembly and the Scottish Parliament.

  • August 2015, blank
    Article: Jan 20, 2017

    Greg Mulholland MP, Member of Parliament for Leeds North West, has called on Yorkshire Bank to reconsider closing their Headingley branch.

    Yorkshire Bank have announced plans to close four of their Leeds branches, including Headingley branch. The branches at Chapel Allerton, and Woodsley Road are also due to close, in addition to the branch on Albion Street, in Leeds City Centre.