- 79% of homes in Manchester could be eligible for sale to meet Theresa May’s 'dementia tax'.
- John Leech calls on residents from all parties and none to support the campaign to scrap the tax.
On Wednesday 17th May, I planned to ask questions to Manchester Council about the recent shock closure of Ladybarn Community Centre. At the last minute, council leader Richard Leese cancelled all of my questions and I was not allowed to speak.Manchester Council is refusing to be scrutinised, if you want these questions answering now, add your name today.
Below you will find a timeline of events and the questions I was going to ask the council.
Manchester Council is refusing to be scrutinised, if you want these questions answering now, add your name today.
John Leech - the city's only opposition member will ask 11 question to in the full council meeting on 17th May 2017.Read more
More than 3,000 children in Manchester from disadvantaged backgrounds will benefit from £2.7m investment under Liberal Democrats plans
- More than 3,000 children from disadvantaged backgrounds in Manchester set to benefit from Lib Dem plans.
- Liberal Democrats announce plans to triple pupil premium.
- Leech: “Children and young people are at the heart of our progress."
- Greater Manchester Police to get £15.6m extra a year under the Liberal Democrats.
- John Leech accuses Theresa May of 'unleashing a series of truly brutal cuts'.
- Leech: “These are now cutting right into the bone and down to the very core structure of our police forces leaving them under immense and impossible pressure."
John Leech announces Liberal Democrat policy to give £527 pay rise to nurses in Manchester to address staffing shortages
- Nurses, police and teachers to get boosted wages in new Liberal Democrat policy announcement.
- John Leech accuses Theresea May of 'beating down public sector workers.'
- Leech: “Conservative pay increases are pitiful and frankly offensive."
- More than 12,000 people on waiting lists for homes in Manchester.
- Liberal Democrats announce plans to tackle broken housing market.
- Leech: "It's time to solve this crisis once and for all. No more luxury apartments and no more selling properties for profit.