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  • Cllr Michael Mullaney
    Article: Nov 4, 2019

    Lib Dems in Hinckley and Bosworth go into the election in positive spirits. Having gained the Borough Council from the Conservatives in May they now aim to win the parliamentary seat.
    Lib Dem parliamentary candidate Cllr Michael Mullaney said "We showed in May that the Lib Dems can win here winning the popular vote and the council, we can get a Lib Dem MP in Bosworth this time.
  • There was a massive response to Michael Mullaney and campaigners petition to get X-ray services back in Hinckley
    Article: Oct 26, 2019

    Shoppers were queuing in Hinckley town centre to sign a petition to get X-ray facilities back in the town.

    A stall with the petition calling for the X-ray facilities to come back to the town was run in Castle Street in Hinckley town centre by Lib Dem parliamentary candidate Cllr Michael Mullaney and a team of councillors and volunteers.

  • Cllr Michael Mullaney
    Article: Oct 18, 2019
    Plans by the Tory leader of Leicestershire county council Nick Rushton to abolish all local Boroughs including Hinckley and Bosworth and replace them with one Unitary authority for Leicestershire have been condemned by a leading Liberal Democrat.
    Hinckley County Councillor and Leicestershire Lib Dem Finance spokesman Cllr Michael Mullaney said "These plans would see areas like Hinckley miss out. They will lead to massive centralisation of decision making in the county and areas like Hinckley and Burbage on the edge of the county are likely to be overlooked. It's particularly concerning if control over planning applications end up with the County Council given we are expected to take so much development here without the infrastructure needed being delivered by government.
  • Michael Mullaney and the local Lib Dems are campaigning for the return of X-ray services to Hinckley
    Article: Oct 18, 2019

    Liberal Democrat run Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council have written to local NHS chiefs offering to loan them the money to bring X-ray services back to the town.

    Leader of the Council Cllr Stuart Bray has made the offer to the West Leicestershire Clinical Commissioning Group.

    Responding to the news local health campaigner and Hinckley Lib Dem Councillor Michael Mullaney said "last year over 8,000 people had X-rays in Hinckley, it's a crucial local service.

  • Cllr Michael Mullaney
    Article: Oct 10, 2019

    News that the government is to delay its fair funding review for local councils for another year until 2021/22 was met with anger at the recent Leicestershire County Council's full council meeeting.

    Councillor Michael Mullaney, Leicestershire Lib Dem finance spokesman raised the issue at the meeting. Michael Mullaney said "At present Leicestershire gets one of the worst deals from this Tory government. As we are one of the worst funded local government areas this means local residents have to put up with a double whammy of service cuts and council tax rises.

  • Article: Oct 5, 2019

    Former Conservative MP for Loughborough and Charnwood and former Health Secretary Stephen Dorrell has joined the Lib Dems

    Responding to the news Lib Dem Leicestershire County Councillor and parliamentary candidate for Bosworth Michael Mullaney said "This is brilliant news. I welcome Stephen Dorrell to the Liberal Democrat's. Stephen Dorrell is a leading and well respected former Leicestershire Conservative MP and cabinet minister.

  • Michael Mullaney met with party leader Jo Swinson to discuss need for more support for local services in hinckley and Bosworth
    Article: Sep 30, 2019

    The Liberal Democrat parliamentary candidate for Hinckley and Bosworth Councillor Michael Mullaney recently met with party leader Jo Swinson recently where he discussed with her issues affecting the local area.

    Michael Mullaney said "It was great to meet with Jo Swinson and talk about the issues affecting people in Hinckley and Bosworth. Our area is amongst the worst funded in the country for police, schools and local health services. We desperately need a government who will put the interests of people in our area higher up the agenda.

  • Article: Sep 18, 2019

    Hinckley councillor and Lib Dem parliamentary candidate for Bosworth Michael Mullaney spoke at national Liberal Democrat conference on the need for fair funding for local services. The speech can be viewed here from 53 minutes in https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YjlOnX7KEEE

  • Michael Mullaney putting the case for more investment in a hinckley and Bosworth at national conferenxe
    Article: Sep 18, 2019

    Hinckley councillor and Lib Dem parliamentary candidate for Bosworth Michael Mullaney spoke at the national Lib Dem conference about the need for fairer funding for areas like Hinckley and Bosworth who currently don't get their fair share of funding for health, education, police and other services.

  • Article: Sep 18, 2019

    Local Liberal Democrat Councillors have welcomed a pledge, by party leader Jo Swinson, to invest in vitally needed youth services and youth workers, to help tackle knife crime and provide positive places for young people to be.

    Swinson made the commitment in her leader's speech at the Liberal Democrat Autumn Conference in Bournemouth.