Farron calls on government to keep animal welfare laws post-Brexit

Tim Farron has called on the government to commit to keeping animal welfare laws after Britain has left the EU. The South Lakes MP today met with representatives from Cumbrian eggs business ‘Lakes Free Range’ at an event in Parliament hosted by the RSPCA to discuss the impact of Brexit on farm animal welfare. The event focussed on what effects […]

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CO2 emissions hit record high

The government must take urgent action following a UN report warning that CO2 emissions have reached a record high writes Ed Davey MP. As Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, I played a key role in international attempts to tackle climate change. If we continue as we are, we will miss the Paris Agreement targets. So the British […]

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Rochdale Lib Dems call for Council Leader’s resignation

Councillor Andy Kelly says that Rochdale has no confidence in controversial Council Leader. He dubs under fire Council Leader ‘duplicitous’. Lib Dems plan to put ‘no confidence’ motion to next Borough Council Meeting. The Liberal Democrats in Rochdale have called for the immediate resignation of Richard Farnell as both leader of Rochdale Council and as Councillor for Balderstone and Kirkholt. […]

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New Team for 2018

Following our Annual General Meeting in Lancaster the new team have been elected to lead the Regional Party next year. They take office from 1st January 2018. The new Chair is former Manchester Gorton byelection candidate Jackie Pearcey – pictured. Gordon Lishman continues as Treasurer while Neil Christian moves from the role of VC S&P to Secretary. Former parliamentarians Mark […]

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“The country’s most right-wing council has reached a whole new low”

Manchester City’s sole opposition Councillor John Leech has launched a stinging attack on Manchester’s Labour Council, accusing them of being the most right-wing in the country after spending £10,000 on one-way tickets to ‘get rid’ of the homeless. Following a Freedom of Information (FOI) request, Manchester City Council, which had 78 rough sleepers last year, admitted it had spent almost £10,000 […]

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