John Leech

John Leech is sleeping on Manchester's streets tonight

Former Manchester MP John Leech is sleeping on the city's streets tonight in a campaign aiming to highlight the homeless crisis.

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John Leech launches stinging attack on Manchester council's one-way homeless tickets

John Leech has launched a stinging attack on Manchester's Labour Council, accusing them of being the most right-wing in the country after spending £10,000 on one-way tickets to 'get rid' of the homeless.

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Homophobic and transphobic bullying in Manchester schools doubles in just two years

Manchester high schools reported more than 600 incidents of homophobic and transphobic bullying since 2010. Incidents are rising dramatically and have doubled from 76 in 2012-13 to 160 in 2014-15 - but nearly half of schools refuse to disclose information.

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Almost every secondary school in Manchester either at or over capacity

Almost every secondary school in Manchester is either at capacity or over capacity, research by Liberal Democrat councillor, John Leech, has revealed.

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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 G...

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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 ide...

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