Ten years ago today the financial crash began (with the collapse of Lehman Brothers). Jeremy Corbyn speaks on the subject. https://twitter.com/jeremycorbyn/status/1040857497534230528
MPs like Alex Sobel can make real change - in big things at Westminster, and on local questions, which are big and important for those they affect. Thanks, Alex. Alex Sobel MP says:- The 56 bus stop on Queen's Road is a lifeline for my elderly and disabled constituents and many of them have been … Continue reading Victory for MP and 56 Bus Campaigners
Leeds City Council are currently asking people living, working and commuting in Leeds and the wider region to have their say on their latest proposals to reduce air pollution and protect the health of people in the city. These proposals include implementing a Clean Air Charging Zone (CAZ). This link will take you the website … Continue reading How should we reduce air pollution in Leeds?
Major changes are planned for the A660 corridor from Leeds to Otley. The proposals include New north bound bus lane in Hyde Park Signal Junction at Ring Road/Otley Road/Otley Old Road Junction to give priority to buses and cycles What's missing? No Tram No park and ride in the former Boddington Hall site Have your … Continue reading Have your say on our proposals to deliver improvements to the bus network between Adel, Tinshill, Cookridge, Holt Park and Leeds
Speaker of the House, John Bercow, has refused to apologise for calling Andrea Leadsom stupid. https://www.politicshome.com/news/uk/houses/commons/news/95367/john-bercow-admits-he-called-andrea-leadsom-stupid-refuses
There are 3 major votes in Parliament this week, Labour List breaks them down for us https://labourlist.org/2018/05/clear-the-lobby-the-week-ahead-in-parliament-8/
It's the 'all out' elections in Leeds on Thursday 3rd May, if you haven't made your mind up yet or just want to see what you'll get by voting Labour please take a look at our manifesto: https://leedslabour.com/2018/03/30/leeds-labour-manifesto-2018/
When HMRC refused to provide cooperation to French authorities who were looking at a case of suspected money laundering that involved one of the main donors to the Tory party it showed that there is a lack of oversight that needs to be addressed. For Philip Hammond to say that they did the right thing … Continue reading Tories: Siding with Poor Decisions
It has been revealed that Tory predictions for the economy have been inflated by 33 to 1. This is a comparison between the predictions in the Spring Statement and the recently released figures. https://skwawkbox.org/2018/04/27/economic-disaster-for-the-tories-as-growth-less-than-1-30th-of-predicted/
Last weekend was the NEU (National Education Union) Weekend of Action. The organisation School Cuts put on a number of events which proved very successful. Their website provides information on the amount of money that your local school will be losing under the Tories' new funding formula for schools - check it out here.