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  • Michael Mullaney and Mathew Hulbert at Snibston Discovery Museum
    Article: Mar 29, 2015

    COUNCILLORS have celebrated Museum Week and are calling on Leicestershire County Council to reverse its decision to close one in the County.

    Museum Week 2015, the second year it's happened, is an international event which provides an opportunity for Museums and cultural organisations all over the World to share and discuss their special passions with the public using the social media platform Twitter.

  • Article: Mar 29, 2015

    Local Councillor Michael Mullaney has welcomed news that two local churches will be sharing £162,200 of funding from The Listed Places of Worship: Roof Repair Fund. The money is for urgent repairs to public places of worship across the UK. All Saints Church, Kirkby Mallory and St James Church, Newbold Verdon will both benefit from the scheme.

  • Article: Mar 22, 2015

    Following the re burial procession of King Richard the 3rd this weekend, killed at the Battle of Bosworth, another Battle of Bosworth is underway.

    In a matter of weeks voters in the Bosworth consitituency will go to the polls and a ferocious battle is underway between the Conservatives and Lib Dems in this marginal seat.

  • Article: Mar 22, 2015

    COUNCILLORS are welcoming a massive financial boost to child mental health services.

    It was announced in the Budget that an extra £1.25Billion over five years would be spent on Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS); that's £250Million a year over the next five years, with the funding starting to come on stream next month.

  • Article: Mar 18, 2015

    You can join the many other people who have signed the petition by signing it at http://bosworthlibdems.org.uk/en/petition/accident-and-emergency-and-maternity-services-in-hinckley

  • Article: Mar 18, 2015

    Lib Dem parliamentary spokesman for Hinckley and Bosworth Michael Mullaney has praised the blocking of any increase in fuel duty. The announcement came as part of today's Budget, the last before the General Election.

    Thanks to the work of the Liberal Democrats in Government, pump prices are currently 16p per litre lower than under the previous Labour government's fuel duty plans, and will be 17ppl lower by the end of 2015-16 - saving the typical motorist £9 each time they fill their tank, compared to the previous government's fuel duty plans.

  • Article: Mar 16, 2015

    NHS chiefs are facing new pressure for accident and emergency and maternity services to be based in Hinckley.

    Hinckley's County Councillor, Michael Mullaney, has written to Health ministers and launched a petition in support of the plan.

    Councillor Mullaney has told Ministers that, "We have a growing population around Hinckley that needs such services. People in Hinckley, Burbage, Barwell, Earl Shilton and the nearby villages deserve to have both accident and emergency and maternity services provided more locally." He says that these facilities could be based at an expanded Ashby Road Community Hospital.

  • Article: Mar 16, 2015

    Michael Mullaney's speech to the national Lib Dem conference this weekend https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MQl6N-N_DXY

  • Mathew Hulbert interviewed on Barwell Library
    Article: Mar 16, 2015

    A COUNCILLOR has taken to the region's airwaves to call for the future of a village library to be secured.

    Mathew Hulbert, who represents Barwell for the Lib Dems on Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council, appeared on this week's edition of The Sunday Politics in the East Midlands on BBC One.

    A decision is due to be taken soon, by Conservative-controlled Leicestershire County Council, about the future of many local libraries.

  • Article: Mar 16, 2015
    Michael Mullaney the Lib Dem parliamentary candidate for Bosworth and Executive Member for Council Housing on Lib Dem run Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council took to the stage of the Party's national conference at the weekend to set out the achievements in Hinckley and Bosworth.
    Michael Mullaney said "I'm delighted that Hinckley and Bosworth were one of the first Council's to pay all our directly employed workers at least the Living Wage. In addition to this we have also managed to freeze Council Tax for five years in a row, meaning we have the lowest Council Tax in Leicestershire and one of the top ten lowest in Britain. And done this without any cuts to frontline services or compulsory redundancies.