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Hendon & Grangetown Focus Team

Working hard and getting things done for Hendon, Grangetown, the East End and City Centre.

Ciaran Morrissey

Ciaran Morrissey

Ciaran Morrissey and the local Lib Dem Focus Team keep in touch with residents in with their regular 'FOCUS' community newsletter delivered across the area.

The team also runs campaigns to improve things around the area and across the city. If you have any issues in your area which you would like to talk about please get in touch with Ciaran on HendonFocus@gmail.com.

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Local news and campaigns

  • Ciaran Morrissey
    Article: Jan 14, 2021
    By Ciaran Morrissey

    Sunderland's Lib Dem councillors have reacted with fury as Government funding cuts has meant £100m for contactless ticketing systems - including for the Tyne and Wear Metro - has been axed by Department for Transport.

    Money designed to install more London Underground-style pay-as-you-go card readers on platforms across the Tyne and Wear Metro network has been axed.

  • Ciaran Morrissey
    Article: Feb 27, 2020
    By Ciaran Morrissey

    Opposition Liberal Democrats on Wearside have said people will wonder what Sunderland Council has to hide, after they refused to say how much taxpayers' money will be spent renting new Civic Centre offices on the Vaux site.

    It was announced recently that Sunderland City Council will rent new office space in the planned City Hall building on the Vaux site from company Legal and General.

  • Ciaran Morrissey
    Article: Jan 20, 2020
    By Ciaran Morrissey

    As the Government confirmed that it is considering plans to move one half of Parliament to York, Liberal Democrats in Sunderland have called for the House of Lords to be relocated to Wearside instead.

    Conservative Party Chairman James Cleverly MP confirmed over the weekend that the Government is considering moving the House of Lords from Westminster to a new building in York.