Jane Brophy elected as MEP for the North West


The Liberal Democrats had a brilliant night when the European Election votes were counted.

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Thank you!

Thank you to the 34,334 people across Greater Manchester who put their faith in me and gave me their first preference to be your city region Mayor. Thank you also to all who gave me their second preference. I am very grateful to everyone who gave me their support and voted.

I am very proud that I have now been selected to be your Liberal Democrat parliamentary candidate in Altrincham and Sale West for the general election on 8th June, 2017. This is my local area in Trafford where I live and have represented the people in Timperley as their Ward Councillor for over 17 years.

Please continue to follow the issues that I am championing and campaigning for via my social media as well as my local party's webpage at www.traffordlibdems.org.uk.

Decisions are made by those who show up! Thank you all for your continued support and for stepping forward with me.

Jane x

20 schools and nurseries in Manchester exposed to illegal air pollution

Children at twenty schools and nurseries in Manchester are being exposed to illegal levels of damaging air pollution from diesel vehicles, a joint investigation by the Guardian and Greenpeace has revealed.

The analysis listed all schools and nurseries within 150 metres of a road where emissions of nitrogen dioxide are above the legal limit.

Those affected in Greater Manchester include William Hulme's Grammar School in Whalley Range, Great Moor Junior School in Stockport and Cottage Nursery in Eccles.

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Jane supports rally against building on the greenbelt

Jane Brophy and the Lib Dems protested against plans to decimate Greater Manchester's greenbelt on Saturday. 

The rally in Albert Square was attended by protestors from across Greater Manchester.

"Labour and Conservative politicians are trying to force through this plan. There is another way. As Mayor I will scrap the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework and take a bottom-up approach to meeting our housing needs. We need local communities involved right from the start," said Jane.


Jane gets hold of stats showing OVER HALF of all GM burglaries go uninvestigated

  • OVER HALF of all burglaries in Greater Manchester are not investigated by Greater Manchester Police (GMP)
  • GMP also fails to investigate thousands of other reported crimes
  • Jane's Liberal Democrat team gains shocking figures via FoI Request
  • Manchester Evening News leads with story
Police Line Do Not Cross tape
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"Jackie is the best person to be Gorton's next MP"

jane_jackie_crowd.jpgLib Dem Mayoral candidate Jane Brophy has welcomed the selection of well-known local campaigner Jackie Pearcey to fight the Gorton by-election.

"Jackie is passionate about Gorton and about Manchester. She's the only candidate who can beat Labour and she'll be a fantastic MP." said Jane.


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Jane Brophy slams Chancellor’s 'six mile insult' to the North

  • Jane slams government as Chancellor leaves Northern transport out of Budget
  • Six miles of road is all that Chancellor manages to pay for in entire North of England
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Time to end Greater Manchester’s second class transport system, says Jane Brophy

 Jane by train at station

  • Mayoral candidate Jane Brophy challenges Government to back up promises on North West's transport system with cash
  • Lib Dem Brophy blasts empty rhetoric from Tory Government on 'Northern Powerhouse'
  • Transport funding deficit set to be exacerbated by lack of EU funds post-Brexit


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Metrolink's landmark second city crossing is stark reminder of what is at risk with Brexit, say Remain Campaigners

  • Metrolink's ‘big-bang’ expansion will come into operation this weekend as the new Second City Crossing opens on Sunday 26th February.
  • Prominent Remain campaigners have warned projects like this - funded by the EU - are at serious risk.
  • Mayoral candidate pledges to fight against Brexit "every step of the way."
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Student exchange in Greater Manchester must be protected from Brexit as thousands are set to lose out

  • Greater Manchester's top Liberal Democrats have called on the Government to protect the student exchange programme.
  • Mayoral candidate Jane Brophy: "I will fight against this brutal Brexit agenda every single step of the way."
  • Former MP John Leech: "We are about to rob a whole generation of its best opportunities."
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