Local News: Job Cuts at the Council Loom

Due to the constant underfunding of local authorities by central government there is a very real chance that LCC will have to make up to 415 full time jobs redundant. http://www.yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk/news/politics/union-talks-triggered-as-hundreds-of-leeds-council-job-cuts-loom-1-8693565


Leeds Schools Music Festival

Today Labour led Leeds City Council opened day one of the Leeds Schools Music Festival- a 3 day music event for primary aged pupils which aims to build on the legacy of the Tour De France Grand Depart. The festival runs until Wednesday 17th June and it is expected that 1500 primary pupils from across … Continue reading Leeds Schools Music Festival

Safeguarding Tenants

Conservative ideology for a long time has been to minimise the state and maximise profits for those who already have money. The height of this was the selling off of social housing that began in the 1980s under Thatcher. The right to buy scheme, on paper, seemed a decent enough idea and gave long term … Continue reading Safeguarding Tenants

World No Tobacco Day

Tobacco products are, in themselves, a threat to public health. The dangers of smoking are well documented and as such the Labour led Leeds City Council have worked in conjunction with the NHS to bring down smoking rates in the city. Leeds City Council are getting behind this year's "World No Tobacco Day", part of … Continue reading World No Tobacco Day