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  • Article: Apr 24, 2022

    On the floor of the House of Commons this week, South Lakes MP Tim Farron urged Conservative backbenchers to remove the Prime Minister after Boris Johnson was fined for breaking his own lockdown laws.

    Tim also criticised some Conservative MPs for "hiding behind the suffering of the people in Ukraine as an excuse not to take action now".

  • Article: Mar 16, 2022
    By Tim Farron

    England's rivers and lakes are in a terrible condition due to sewage discharges.

    Water companies are responsible for this mess, not consumers.

    Water companies discharged raw sewage into our rivers and lakes 400,000 times in 2020. That's the equivalent of 3 million hours of discharges.

    This is particularly worrying given the increases in the use of our waterways by wild swimmers, paddle-boarders, kayakers and canoeists.

  • Article: Nov 8, 2021

    Conservative MPs voted last week to prevent Owen Paterson from being suspended despite abusing his position.

    It's clear that Boris Johnson believes that he and his colleagues shouldn't have to face the consequences of their actions. James Grundy, Conservative MP for Leigh, voted with the government for a crony committee of Conservatives to protect each other from the consequences of sleaze.

  • David Burley
    Page: Nov 8, 2021

    Bryn by election

    We're please to announce David Burley has been nominated and accepted as our candidate in the Bryn by election on 25 November.

    David move to Wigan in 1991 when the company he worked for concentrated all their manufacturing in Hindley Green.

    Both of his children attended schools in Pemberton and his three grandchildren are in full time education in the town.

  • Article: Oct 29, 2021

    We're calling out Conservative MPs that voted in favour of dumping sewage into rivers.

    Rivers should be safe for swimming, fishing and sustaining wildlife. They are a precious source of drinking water for some. So why are they filled with raw sewage and human waste, destroying them for decades to come?

  • Sharron-Lee Honey, candidate for Leigh West
    Page: Sep 16, 2021

    Leigh West by election

    We're please to announce local Leigh resident and party Chair Sharron Honey has been nominated and accepted as our candidate in the Leigh West by election on 14 October.