Manchester Council loses landmark legal battle over car park plans

Manchester Council has lost a landmark legal battle over a decision to grant itself permission for a new car park right next to a primary school.

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Labour's bumper pay rises go behind closed doors as scrutiny stripped away

Decisions about whether to award bumper pay rises to senior staff will be taken behind closed doors and no longer be subjected to scrutiny.

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Lib Dem win forces developers to take financial responsibility for Grenfell-style cladding row

A successful Liberal Democrat amendment today will force developers to take financial responsibility for unsafe buildings and ensure the Grenfell-style cladding row in Manchester is never repeated.

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Liberal Democrats endorse Tier 3 Lockdown for Greater Manchester

The Manchester Liberal Democrats have endorsed a Tier 3 Lockdown for the region and a national 'Circuit Breaker'.

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John Leech shortlisted for ‘Lifetime Achievement’ award for "unparalleled dedication to public service"

The Liberal Democrats are delighted to announce, alongside the LGIU, that John Leech has been shortlisted for the 2020 Councillor Awards for Lifetime Achievement in public service.

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Hate crimes against LGTBQ+ people up nearly 20%

The Liberal Democrats have warned of "systemic targeting" as hate crimes against the LGBTQ+ community are up nearly 20% this year, new statistics have uncovered.

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