Brexit deal "designed to fail Northerners"

 

Senior Liberal Democrats across the North West have warned that Boris Johnson's new Brexit deal is "deliberately designed to fail Northerners".

The deal further risks the chances of the UK crashing out with No Deal at the end of this month.

As the Prime Minister presenting the government's 'new' proposals to Cabinet this morning, opposition voices across the North West have dismissed the plans as unfeasible.

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Opposition Questions to Council - October 2019

Here are the questions the Liberal Democrats will ask Manchester City Council in today's full council meeting.

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Homeless figures: "expose consistent failure of a system that simply doesn’t care"

The Liberal Democrats have warned that today's ONS figures on homelessness highlight the gross incompetence and lack of priorities from local and national politicians.

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Labour Brexit position is a "spineless betrayal of the North"

The Liberal Democrats have taken aim at the Labour Party, claiming their Brexit position is a "spineless betrayal of the North"

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Burnham hypocrisy on criminalising the homeless is 'stomach-churning'

In a jaw-dropping press conference today, Andy Burnham said Labour would 'never criminalise the homeless' just days after the region's leading Labour council pushed forward with plans to FINE rough sleepers.

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Statement on anti-Semitic comments from Manchester Labour

A statement from Manchester Lib Dem leader John Leech on the anti-Semitic comments from Manchester Labour councillors and MP.

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Turing pardon architect welcomes new £50 note as "rightfully painful reminder of what we lost"

The architect of Alan Turing's pardon has welcomed the news that he will front the new £50 note, saying it will serve as a "rightfully painful reminder of what we lost."

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Manchester carbon neutral target brought forward by 8 years after Lib Dem amendment passes

Manchester Council's climate emergency target could be brought forward by eight years after an amendment from the Liberal Democrats was successful today (10/07/19).

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Government 'giving up protecting vulnerable' as North West pensioners starved of £430m Pension Credit a year

The Government has been accused of 'giving up on protecting the vulnerable' after new figures show more than 170,000 North West pensioners are being forced to live in poverty.

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"Sex workers deserve better – time to unionise"

The Liberal Democrats have warned that video footage could be leaked following an undercover operation fromanti-strip club campaign group, Not Buying It, in Manchester.

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