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“Jackie is the best person to be Gorton’s next MP”

Lib Dem Mayoral candidate Jane Brophy has welcomed the selection of well-known local campaigner Jackie Pearcey to fight the Gorton by-election. “Jackie is passionate about Gorton and about Manchester. She’s the only candidate who can beat Labour and she’ll be a fantastic MP.” said Jane.   Jackie Pearcey was the overwhelming choice of party members at a packed selection meeting […]

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Lib Dems Deliver: 5,000 weddings

There were almost 5,000 same-sex marriages in the year same-sex marriage was introduced, new figures from the Office of National Statistics have revealed. The figures show there were 4,850 marriages between same-sex couples in 2014, 44% (2,129) between male couples and 56% (2,721) between female couples. In total 1 in 46 marriages that year were between same-sex couples. Baroness Lynne […]

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999 emergencies must not be left waiting

999 calls are emergencies and must be treated as such, says South Lakeland MP Tim Farron. He has uncovered police figures showing that some callers have had to wait well over 3 minutes to get through to Cumbria Police after calling the emergency number, and hundreds of callers have hung up before getting through. A Freedom of Information request to […]

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Chancellor’s six mile insult to the North

Jane Brophy has slammed as “insulting” a budget announcement from the Chancellor to fund just six miles of road across the whole of the North of England. “This feeble announcement by the Chancellor is insulting to the people of Greater Manchester and the North of England,” Jane said. “While the Government spends tens of billions on Crossrail in London, the […]

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