John Sampson Macfarlane Leech is a British Liberal Democrat politician who is currently Leader of the Opposition on Manchester City Council. He was the Member of Parliament for Manchester Withington from 2005 to 2015. He was one of two Lib Dem MPs to vote against entering Coalition in 2010 and the first MP to speak out against the under-occupancy penalty in Parliament.Read more on Wikipedia
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Biographical summaryBorn: 1971-04-11, Hastings
School: Manchester Grammar School
Undergraduate degree: History and Politics, Brunel University
Previous job: MP
This candidate has previously stood for election in:
- 2019: The UK Parliament elections, as the Liberal Democrats candidate for the Manchester, Withington
- 2018: The Manchester local election, as the Liberal Democrats candidate for the Didsbury West
- 2017: The 2017 General Election, as the Liberal Democrats candidate for the Manchester, Withington
- 2016: The Manchester local election, as the Liberal Democrats candidate for the Didsbury West ward
- 2015: The 2015 General Election, as the Liberal Democrats candidate for the Member of Parliament for Manchester, Withington
- 2010: The 2010 General Election, as the Liberal Democrats candidate for the Member of Parliament for Manchester, Withington
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