Leeds North West

Old Cock: The licensee of the Otley pub was not happy about the site being ACV listed

Are ACVs an asset to the pub trade?

By Liam Coleman

With the law around assets of community value set to be reviewed. Here’s what the industry needs to do to make the legislation of real value to pubs.

Defiant: Mulholland says he will continue to campaign on pub rights


Mulholland looks to work with successor at Save the Pub Group

By Liam Coleman

Outgoing chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Save the Pub Group (APPSPG), Greg Mulholland, has said that he is looking to "work together" with the group's new chair, Toby Perkins - despite being ousted by him as group chair.

Pubs code published with changes to MRO


Pubs code published with changes to MRO

By James Evison

The government's response to the consultation on the pubs code has been published with the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills making a number of changes to the code

Greg Mulholland: 'Local pubs that have supported communities for years should not be responsible for the choices of new residents'

Make Some Noise: Greg Mulholland MP backs campaign

By Ellie Bothwell

Save the Pub Group chair and MP Greg Mulholland has backed the Publican’s Morning Advertiser’s (PMA) Make Some Noise campaign, claiming that the current situation “makes life more difficult for hard-pressed publicans”.

Mulholland: opening Wharfebank Brewery

Mulholland opens Leeds brewery

By Lesley Foottit

Pro-pub MP Greg Mulholland opened Wharfebank Brewery in his constituency last week, accompanied by England cricketer Craig White. The MP for Leeds...

Healey (L) and Mulholland (R) both want Government legislation

Ex-pubs minister: give Mulholland the job

By Gemma McKenna

Former pubs minister John Healey has called on the coalition Government to appoint a replacement — and he suggested Greg Mulholland for the role....

Mulholland: got Government confirmation that ministers will stick to plans to reform beer tie

New Government confirms beer tie plans

By Gemma McKenna

The new Government has confirmed it will stick to plans to relax the beer tie through legislation if the sector fails to reform itself. Outspoken...

Mulholland and CAMRA members pour Carlsberg down the drain

Mulholland leads protest against Carlsberg

By Ewan Turney

Leeds North West MP Greg Mulholland poured a can of Carlsberg down the drain outside the Joshua Tetley Brewery in protest at its imminent closure....

Mulholland: fighting to lower beer tax

MPs call for lower tax on draught beer

By Lesley Foottit

A group of MPs have urged the Chancellor to lobby the EU for fairer taxation on draught beer. MPs Colin Breed and Greg Mulholland have written to...

Mulholland (L) with Camra's Jonathan Mail

New Bill to protect threatened pubs

By John Harrington

Campaigning MP Greg Mulholland has introduced a Bill in Parliament to give extra protection to stop facilities such as pubs disappearing. His Local...

Mulholland: concern over rates

Mulholland probes pub rates fears

By John Harrington

Pro-pub MP Greg Mulholland has written to the Government expressing concerns over reports of bombshell rates bills that are set to hit pubs. The...

Tetley: campaign on to save brewery

Stop Carlsberg killing Leeds icon, says MP

By Ewan Turney

Carlsberg will be killing an iconic Leeds brand if they forge ahead with plans to shut the Joshua Tetley brewery. That's the stark warning from Lib...

Mulholland: licensees should get in touch

75 MPs join group to reform beer tie

By John Harrington

Around 75 MPs and Peers have joined the new politicians' campaign group to save the pub, which focuses the beer tie.

Mulholland (L) with SIBA president Keith Bott

Pub rescue ideas from MP

By John Harrington

Outspoken Liberal Democrat MP Greg Mulholland has launched a three-pronged rescue package for pubs in his area. The plan sees the launch of an annual...

Under my umbrella

Under my umbrella

Boarded up and in the hands of a property developer eager to knock it down and put 14 houses in its place, the Summer Cross in Otley, near Leeds, was...

Greg's drive to save pubs

Greg's drive to save pubs

By John Harrington john.harrington@william-reed.co.u

Lib Dem MP accuses Darling of 'killing the British pub' with crippling 2% duty rise A Liberal Democrat MP is urging the trade to unite to save the...

Mulholland: Darling is killing pubs

Mulholland: Darling is killing pubs

By Ewan Turney

Chancellor Alistair Darling will go down in history as the man who killed the British pub, says Lib Dem MP Greg Mulholland