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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Council Leader left red-faced after admitting no Brexit impact assessment has taken place

The leader of Manchester City Council, Richard Leese, was left red-faced today (30/01/19) after admitting they haven't assessed the impact that Brexit will have on Manchester.

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Manchester Council passes support for PrEP - demands an end to "immoral" trial period

Manchester City Council today (30/01/19) pledged its full support for the availability of PrEP which could save the NHS more than £1 billion.

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Speech excerpts from People's Vote rally in Manchester

Representatives of all the major parties came together today to campaign for a People's Vote.

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Andy Burnham’s ‘Bed Every Night’ shelter closes fewer than three months after opening

Andy Burnham’s flagship ‘A Bed Every Night’ shelter has permanently closed fewer than three months after opening.

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Manchester Council wastes enough money to house every single rough sleeper on fountains

Manchester Council has spent enough money to house every single person sleeping rough in Manchester for an entire year... on fountains, the Liberal Democrats have uncovered.

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