Read more on this

View more tweets

Read more on this

Read more on this

View more tweets

Read more on this

Archive for the ‘Crime’ Category

Stop unsightly Letting Boards

by VMMChamberlain on 2 December, 2013

Too many Manchester neighbourhoods are covered by forests of unsightly ‘To Let’ boards say local Lib Dems. They are calling on the City Council to follow Leeds Council who have banned the boards in favour of smaller more discrete signs pinned flush to houses. They are calling for the Council to introduce a new code […]

Read more    1 Comment

Former Policeman and Lib Dem Police Chief candidate, Matt Gallagher, has slammed his opponents for failing to understand how to fund the Police in Greater Manchester. Some candidates have opposed the reduction to the police budget and plan to lobby Government for more money. However Matt has said they are “deceiving the public” because the […]

Read more    Leave a comment

Former Policeman lays out plans to be Police Commissioner

by VMMChamberlain on 23 October, 2012

Former Policeman and Lib Dem Police Chief candidate, Matt Gallagher, will today launch his manifesto detailing his plans if elected as Greater Manchester’s first Police and Crime Commissioner. Mr Gallagher describes how he plans to cut bureaucracy to increase the number of visible police officers and improve Police response times. Matt is also proposing to […]

Read more    Leave a comment

Former policeman and Lib Dem Police Chief candidate, Matt Gallagher, is calling for Greater Manchester Councils to tackle their “scandalous” road safety record by implementing a blanket 20mph speed limit on all residential roads. Greater Manchester has the North West’s highest rate of overall pedestrian casualties. Last year 744 people were needlessly killed or seriously […]

Read more    Leave a comment

Matt Gallagher on Sky News discussing Gun Crime

by VMMChamberlain on 19 September, 2012

Matt Gallagher, Liberal Democrat Candidate to be the Greater Manchester Police and Crime Commissioner and Greater Manchester Police Officer for 30 years was on Sky News earlier today discussing how to tackle Gun Crime: http://news.sky.com/story/987166/ex-gangsters-manchester-gun-crime-warning

Read more    Leave a comment

The news that Matt Gallagher has been selected as the Lib Dem Crime Commissioner Candidate for Greater Manchester is hugely encouraging. Whilst being fundamentally against the existence of such a post, the elections are on and in November, I am delighted that Greater Manchester has someone to choose from with 30 years experience as a […]

Read more    Leave a comment

20s Plenty for Manchester

by VMMChamberlain on 19 September, 2012

This column by Chorlton Lib Dem Councillor Victor Chamberlain appeared in Monday’s Manchester Evening News:

Read more    Leave a comment

The news that Greater Manchester Police Authority have decided to cancel their swanky dinner at the 5 star Lowry Hotel is to be welcomed, but Greater Manchester’s hard-pressed tax payers may be less pleased to learn that they may still have to stump up for it. “This lavish party at a five star hotel, where […]

Read more    Leave a comment

Greater Manchester Liberal Democrats have selected retired former police Inspector Matt Gallagher to be their candidate for Police and Crime Commissioner. Matt Gallagher said today, “I have 30 years police experience, and a detailed knowledge of the Greater Manchester Police. That is why I am best candidate to work with police officers and cut crime […]

Read more    1 Comment

Turing pardon victory in sight

by VMMChamberlain on 25 July, 2012

      The fight to grant Alan Turing a free pardon is finally in sight with a Bill being introduced to the House of Lords today. Liberal Democrats Lord Sharkey and John Leech MP have joined forces to grant a pardon to Alan Turing. Liberal Democrat Peer Lord Sharkey is introducing a Private Members […]

Read more    Leave a comment