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Greg Mulholland

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  • Sandy Greg and Kate Wharfedale Hospital
    Article: Mar 7, 2017

    Otley's MP and founder of the Support Wharfedale Hospital Campaign, Greg Mulholland, former Senior Nurse at Wharfdale, City Councillor Sandy Lay and former local GP, and Otley Town Councillor, Kate Whelan, are celebrating the announcement of the opening of 26 more beds at Wharfedale Hospital, following the opening of 26 beds at the Bilberry Unit in January. The two wards will cater specifically for existing older patients who no longer require acute care but who are not ready to go back home or in to other care settings.

  • Greg with Queensway pupils
    Article: Mar 3, 2017

    Yeadon MP Greg Mulholland has hosted pupils from Queensway Primary School on their fact-finding visit to Parliament.

    Members of Queensway Primary School's School Council enjoyed a full tour of Westminster Palace and a meeting and Q & A session with Mr Mulholland. They had the opportunity to ask questions relating to his role as the Member of Parliament for Leeds North West, as well as broader questions on democracy and politics in general. The School Councillors were also able to watch Commons in action from the public gallery as part of their trip to learn about representative democracy.

  • Otley Ambassadors
    Article: Mar 2, 2017

    Greg Mulholland MP and 15 others, have been selected as Otley's first Honorary Ambassadors at an event held at Otta's Leah restaurant in the Town last night.

    16 people who all share a strong bond with Otley, accepted invitations to become an Honorary Otley Ambassador and will represent the town in their respective fields of the arts, science, music, business and politics.

  • Farmers Mart
    Article: Mar 1, 2017

    Greg Mulholland MP yesterday visited the Wharfedale Farmers Auction Mart to meet with local farmers and butchers, to discuss their concerns about issues currently affecting the industry.

    Mr Mulholland had been asked to attend the Auction Mart to meet local farmers and listen to their concerns about problems affecting the agricultural industry.

  • PHG Visit2017
    Article: Feb 21, 2017

    Students from Prince Henry's Grammar School in Otley visited the Houses of Parliament, hosted by the school's MP Greg Mulholland MP.

    As well as having a tour of the Palace of Westminster, the group of over 40 youngsters spent nearly a hour questioning Greg on everything from his role as a MP to his views on votes for 16 year olds.

  • Lyme Disease 2017
    Article: Feb 21, 2017

    Leeds North West MP Greg Mulholland is backing a campaign to raise awareness of Lyme Disease. This follows Greg's previous work on awareness of rare diseases and provision of drugs.

    Up to 3,000 cases of Lyme Disease are reported in England and Wales every year. Despite this, public knowledge of the symptoms and affects is not as widespread as it should be. Now Greg Mulholland MP is supporting a campaign to change that.

  • 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]].

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    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: