Crackdown on Youth Crime: "too devastating and too important" not to be top of the Government's agenda

  • Lib Dems call on Government to take youth crime seriously after more than 28,000 knife crimes in the UK last year alone - 3,500 in North West. 
  • Lib Dems say we must be proactive rather than just reacting to aftermath.
  • John Leech: "too devastating and too important for it not to be top of the Government's agenda."
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Safe standing just 'months away' as leading campaigner throws weight behind new campaign

  • Safe Standing could be just months away as a leading campaigner has thrown his weight behind a new campaign.
  • John Leech, who has revealed Safe Standing plans, has long argued in favour of railed seating at football matches, told the Liberal Democrat conference in Bournemouth today: "It is an idea whose time has come"
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John Leech criticises Government for being "completely obsessed" with London after revealing DCMS employs just 14 people outside of London

  • DCMS only employs 14 people outside of London - despite the Government's repeated commitment to the North.
  • In the North West DCMS employs just one.
  • Leech: "Government is completely obsessed with London."
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Questions to Council July 2017

  • John Leech, the city's sole opposition member, will ask ten questions in Wednesday's full council meeting.
  • John Leech will resubmit the questions that were cancelled in last month's meeting about the controversial closure of Ladybarn Community Centre.
  • Full questions can be found below.
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Disruptions on Palatine Road

Details of disruptions on Palatine Road.

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