Manchester Council REFUSES to back People's Vote

Pro-EU protesters gathered outside Manchester town hall yesterday (03/10/18) as the Labour-run council refused to back a People's Vote on the Brexit deal, despite demands from local people.

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Manchester Council deliberately allowing collapse of historic buildings to make way for luxury apartments

Manchester Council is deliberately allowing historical and culturally significant buildings to fall into disrepair or collapse completely to make way for luxury apartments, the Liberal Democrats have revealed.

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Lendlease should NEVER be considered for a Council Contract again

The official opposition on Manchester Council has denounced Lendlease and snapped that the firm should never be awarded a council contract again.

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UNCOVERED: Manchester Town Hall's £330m shortlisted contractors DROWNING in legal, ethical and worker safety controversy

BOTH of the contractors shortlisted for the Manchester Town Hall renovations are drowning in controversy, the Liberal Democrats have dramatically uncovered, with one, in particular, refusing to pay to replace Grenfell-style cladding in the city.

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Opposition Questions to Council - October 2018

You can find the questions asked at this month's council meeting by the Liberal Democrat opposition here.

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John Leech Writes: Back at it

John Leech writes this month's Lib Dem blog, 'Back at it.'

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Flagship Labour council has spent years REJECTING Syrian refugees as Corbyn makes conference speech promising to tackle crisis

Manchester Opposition Leader John Leech has slammed Jeremy Corbyn's claims that he will tackle the Syrian refugee crisis as Labour's flagship council continues to reject them.

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Lib Dems propose lifting Metrolink ban on dogs

The Liberal Democrats have today pledged their support to a local campaign seeking to lift the Metrolink ban on dogs.

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7 things we learnt from Lib Dem conference that will affect Manchester and the North West

The Liberal Democrats held their annual conference in Brighton last week and passed a number of key policies that could be implemented by Lib Dems in Manchester and across the North West as councils return to work.

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Lib Dems will refuse to renew local business licences if venues don't join fight against plastic

The Liberal Democrats have laid out plans to ban single-use plastics and issued a strong warning to local businesses to take responsibility at their conference in Brighton today.

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