Manchester businesses must be held to account over gender pay gap

Responding to a new YouGov survey for Young Women's Trust that 30% of employers have not tried to reduce their gender pay gap, Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for Manchester April Preston said:

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Manchester care homes rated worst in the country

Manchester's care homes have been ranked worst in the country, with nearly half (44%) being rated 'Inadequate' or 'Requires Improvement', an Independent Age report has found.

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441 people found guilty of rough sleeping across Greater Manchester

6,518 people were found guilty of rough sleeping under the Vagrancy Act (1824) across England and Wales between 2014 and 2017, the Liberal Democrats have revealed.

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Lendlease loses landmark battle over cladding in Manchester blocks

Construction giants Lendlease have lost a landmark battle over who should foot a massive £5m cladding bill in two of Manchester's Green Quarter tower blocks.

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Lives at risk as health check "postcode lottery" ranks Manchester seventh worst in the country

The Liberal Democrats have today warned that Manchester is in the midst of a "dangerous postcode lottery" as official figures reveal more than half the city has not been offered a health check in the last five years.

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No surprise that Manchester has highest number of homeless deaths as council simply doesn't care

The Liberal Democrats have said that it is no surprise that more homeless people died in Manchester than anywhere else in England and Wales, because the local authority "simply doesn't care" in what has been described as a "truly embarrassing day" for the city.

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National union slams Homeless Tax as 'something from the Victorian era'

Tenants Union UK has slammed Manchester Council's Homeless Tax plans as "utterly cruel" and "something from the Victorian era".

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Scrap Labour's Homeless Tax

On Tuesday 12th February 2019, Manchester Council announced a Public Consultation on a new Homeless Tax. The policy will fine people sleeping rough in doorways or tents up to £1,000. The tax is currently in a Public Consultation phase, which means you get to have your say. Manchester Lib Dem Leader, John Leech, has written the below letter opposing the policy.

Agree with us? Add your name below so we can show that Manchester is against this.

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Rough sleepers to get fines of up to £1,000

Rough sleepers in Manchester are to be hit with fines of up to £1,000 as part of Labour's latest social cleansing plans.

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Lib Dems call for Manchester universities to pay for extra police amidst student safety crisis 

The calls come as Withington and Fallowfield were hit with the worst crime rates in the city.

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