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Lib Dems Deliver: “Turing Pardon” Set To Be Extended

Architect of Alan Turing’s pardon, John Leech said: “This is a deeply profound and emotional day.” John Leech has pushed for an amendment on the ‘Alan Turing Law’ which will see tens of thousands pardoned. Leech led campaign to pardon Turing and 75,000+ others criminally convicted of homosexuality. Tim Farron MP thanks John Leech for ‘tireless’ work. Former Liberal Democrat MP for Manchester Withington, […]

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GMP Reported to Police Watchdog

Lib Dem Leader in Rochdale, Councillor Andy Kelly has reported Greater Manchester Police to a police watchdog for failing to log calls. Greater Manchester Police has failed to log more than 38,000 calls – including an astonishing 25% of violent crimes. Now the Lib Dems are calling for a thorough investigation by the Independent Police Complaint’s Commission. The force, run […]

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Conference a Huge Success

Saturday’s Regional Conference was a huge success with the biggest attendance for many years – with over 120 people in the closing session and more taking part earlier on during the day. Thanks to the North West Conference team for putting on a great event and to the many trainers, speakers and participants. A few of the day’s tweets: Brilliant […]

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Party President completes Conference lineup

Lib Dem Party President, Baroness Sal Brinton, will be joining us at this autumn’s North West Lib Dem Conference. Sal was made a peer in 2011, having been the Liberal Democrats’ candidate for MP in the Watford constituency in 2010 and 2005 general elections, coming second in both. She is a Patron of Christian Blind Mission, the largest non-governmental disability […]

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NHS: PM living in ‘fantasy world’

Commenting on reports that Theresa May has said there is “no extra money” for the NHS, Liberal Democrat Health Spokesperson Norman Lamb said, “The Prime Minister is living in a fantasy world. “Everyone who knows anything about the NHS knows that the service is in deep financial trouble.  The Prime Minister’s claim to be committed to improving mental health services […]

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