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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Paltry £400m means North is left in the dark

Responding to Philip Hammond’s promise of £400m for transport in the Northern Powerhouse, former Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron said:  “At the beginning of his speech Hammond made it clear that he thought Manchester is in the North East. Maybe the Conservatives also think Cumbria is in Sweden? It would explain why they’ve stopped giving us any money. “£400m is a paltry amount in the […]

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