Alex Sobel MP: Pushing for Better Standards

Alex Sobel has been carrying on flouting the traditions of the previous Leeds NW MP by continuing to get involved in Westminster debates. Having been a strong advocate for greater environmental protections for as long as any of us can remember Mr Sobel has been voicing his discontent over the Government's decision not to impose … Continue reading Alex Sobel MP: Pushing for Better Standards

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Local Politics: Alex Sobel Requests Clean Air Zone

Recognising the fact that Pool-in-Wharfedale suffers horrendous levels of pollution yet would be outside the city's proposed clean air zone, our local MP Alex Sobel has requested special consideration be given to the town. He has also asked that the monitoring in areas of Otley be improved. It could be said that a local Tory … Continue reading Local Politics: Alex Sobel Requests Clean Air Zone

Local News: Grace Hosts

Leeds Asylum Seekers' Support Network (LASSN) is appealing for people to help out refugees in our city in any way they can. This can include offering a place to stay for a weekend or helping people to learn English. Alex Sobel who has been a Grace Host is endorsing the work being done. http://www.wharfedaleobserver.co.uk/news/15912928.Otley__39_s_MP_backs_asylum_seekers_charity__39_s_hosting_appeal/?ref=mr&lp=6

Local News: Air Quality Causing Lung Conditions

A recent study has shown that residents in Leeds North West are 54 per cent more likely to be admitted to hospital with a chronic lung disease than others across the UK. Fortunately we have an MP that has been campaigning on behalf of residents of the area from all political persuasions for a long … Continue reading Local News: Air Quality Causing Lung Conditions

Good News for Holt Park, Cookridge and Tinshill: Labour community campaign heads off surgery closure

Good news for Holt Park, Cookridge and Tinshill. NHS England today announced that Holt Park Surgery will not now close. This decision follows a successful community campaign, led by Labour parliamentary candidate Alex Sobel and Labour’s local election candidate here in Adel and Wharfedale, Mark Henley, and Al Garthwaite, our candidate in Weetwood. The surgery, … Continue reading Good News for Holt Park, Cookridge and Tinshill: Labour community campaign heads off surgery closure

Labour: Working for you in Holt Park – Save Our Surgery and Sharkstoppers – and don’t forget the High Farm Gig

The Holt Park Health Centre Surgery is under threat of closure - with very little local or patient consultation. Alex Sobel, our Parliamentary candidate, has written to NHS England protesting about it – and he’s launched a petition. You can read more about the closure and what Alex has been doing HERE - and you … Continue reading Labour: Working for you in Holt Park – Save Our Surgery and Sharkstoppers – and don’t forget the High Farm Gig

Proposed closure of Holt Park Surgery: Alex Sobel and Mark Henley demand consultation of local residents

Alex, and Mark have been out on the doorstep around Holt Park, Cookridge and Ireland Wood. The point of doorstep work is to meet local residents and to hear their concerns. Over this last week or so they’ve been getting a worrying message – that there are proposals to close the doctor's surgery at Holt … Continue reading Proposed closure of Holt Park Surgery: Alex Sobel and Mark Henley demand consultation of local residents