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Leech meets Spice Girl Halliwell for Strawberries and Tea

Withington’s MP John Leech joined Geri Halliwell for a special Strawberry Tea party in the House of Commons last week. Arranged by Breast Can...

Leech’s praise for Government action on landlords renting inefficient homes

Withington’s MP John Leech has applauded Chris Huhne for announcing an end to the scandalous misery of those who live in dangerously cold ren...

Under-fire Leech defends his position over unpaid interns

Lib Dem MP for Withington John Leech has defended his advertisement for an unpaid volunteer in the face of criticism after being at the centre of a...

Leech goes on attack against council plans to close Barlow Moor Library

Manchester Withington MP John Leech (Lib Dem) secured a debate yesterday at Westminster Hall to raise the issue of library provision in South Manch...

Scandal of NHS £20m spent on private operations in Manchester that may never have taken place

New figures show that in the last two years private hospitals in Greater Manchester have been paid a total of £41 million for carrying out operati...

All aboard with MP Leech and Talking Buses campaign

Withington MP John Leech is pledging his support to a campaign to make bus travel easier and safer for blind and partially sighted passengers. The ...

MP Leech confronted by angry anti-cuts campaigners

Lib Dem MP for Withington, John Leech, was confronted by furious anti-cuts campaigners at his weekly advice surgery in Chorlton on Friday. Constitu...

Lobby of John Leech MP tomorrow February 18

Manchester Coalition Against Cuts will stage a lobby at the surgery of Lib Dem MP for Withington John Leech in order to raise attention to the seve...

Withington couple disappointed at broken Cameron disability pledge

A Withington couple struggling to care for their two disabled children at home have spoken out after saying prime minister David Cameron failed to ...

MP Leech launches local shop scheme

From outside his constituency office in Didsbury, Withington  MP John Leech today launched a new scheme that encourages shoppers to spend their mo...

Leech: why I voted for an EMA rethink

Manchester Withington MP John Leech, as we reported last week, voted against the government in a motion calling on the coalition to have a rethink ...

EMA – Lib Dem Leech votes with Labour

Yesterday in parliament, John Leech MP (Lib Dem, Manchester Withington) voted for the Labour motion to rethink the Government’s decision to scrap...

Trade unionists react angrily to council job losses

The North West TUC has delivered its reaction to the announcement of the loss of 2,000 jobs at Manchester City Council. NWTUC Regional Secretary, A...

Withington’s MP John Leech on seven months on the government benches

Being on the government benches  has it’s advantages and it’s disadvantages says Manchester John Leech as he returns from the Christma...

Leech-”I take no pleasure in voting against tuition fee plans”

With around two hours to go before the Commons Vote,John Leech MP for Manchester Withington today re-affirmed his pledge to vote against an increas...

Manchester’s students head for London to protest against tuition fees

After yesterday’s protests in Manchester, students will be heading for London ahead of today’s Common’s vote on tuition fees. Stu...

Students hit the streets to protest for third time

Students from the University of Manchester, Manchester Metropolitan University, Salford University and local colleges are assembling to march once ...

I’m voting against tuition fees says Leech

Whilst other members of his party have yet to decide whether to vote or abstain on the issue,Withington’s MP John Leech has said he will be v...

More Manchester Academy schools on the way as Academy invitation goes out to all schools?

The government is attempting to accelerate the academies programme by opening up the scheme to all schools in England. Urmston Grammar School in Tr...

Lib-Dem AV campaign launches in Withington

Jihn Leech, Lib-Dem MP for Manchester Withington, and other party members in the constituency are launching a “Yes to AV” campaign tomorrow. Th...

Leech criticises Stringer over Woolas controversy

John Leech, Lib-Dem MP for Withington, has waded into the controversy over former MP Phil Woolas being stripped of his Oldham East and Saddleworth ...

Atherton and Leech to face the panel at Manchester Grammar school

Former pupils of Manchester Grammar school return this evening to face a Question time grilling from its current intake. Former England cricket cap...

Hulme by election interview-Grace Baynham Lib Dem candidate

Manchester’s voters get a first chance this Thursday to give their verdict on the new political landscape as the city council’s first w...

Leech fights for rare cancer sufferers

Manchester Withington MP John Leech is today tabling an adjournment debate in the House of Commons on rarer cancers focusing specially on myelodysp...

Spending review will help Manchester’s families says Leech

Withington’s Liberal Democrat MP John Leech says that yesterday’s Comprehensive Spending review will protect schools, the NHS and our c...

John Leech to face students tonight in Manchester

Withington’s Liberal Democrat MP John Leech will be talking this evening to students at the University of Manchester . The talk, for Liberal...

I will vote against any Tuition fee rise says Leech

Manchester Withington Lib Dem John Leech has confirmed that he will be voting against any Tuition Fee rises proposed as part of Lord Browne’s...

Which way will Ed turn on electoral reform ask Manchester’s Lib Dems

We note that Withington’s John Leech and the Liberal Democrats are asking the new leader of the Labour Party Ed Miliband whether the method t...

Lib-Dem MP for Withington to address Labour fringe

John Leech, Liberal Democrat MP for Manchester Withington is set to address a major Labour Party fringe meeting at their forthcoming annual confere...

Leech lobbies Shapps over planning law changes

John Leech MP (Manchester Withington, Lib-Dem) has met with housing minister Grant Shapps to discuss his concerns about changes to planning laws th...

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