Lawnswood Roundabout Saved

Labour Councillor Christine Knight and Labour MP Alex Sobel have met with the city’s new transport head and have achieved substantial changes to the proposed scheme for Lawnswood roundabout. Your Labour team in Weetwood, asked for a meeting with Cllr Lisa Mulherin, the new Executive Member for Climate Change and Transport, as soon as she … Continue reading Lawnswood Roundabout Saved

Cookridge Community Run ‘An amazing tribute’

Runners from across the community have come together to pay tribute to an inspiring individual, raising over £124,000 for Cancer Research UK and OPAL. Gareth Dunn sadly passed away, aged just 27 last year. Whilst suffering from terminal cancer, Gareth raised £100,000 for Cancer Research UK by completing tough challenges including running the London Marathon … Continue reading Cookridge Community Run ‘An amazing tribute’

Leeds Labour Manifesto 2019. 6 – How we run your council

Leeds North West Constituency

Paying a Real Living Wage 97p higher than the government’s living wage, an inclusive employer featuring in Stonewall’s top 100 for LGBT+ people, and with more insourced jobs than any other Council in the UK and no compulsory redundancies, Leeds Labour Council is run to provide the highest standard of service ensured by treating its workers well. Community hubs attempt to protect vital local services in the face of government cuts. For the future Labour aims high, working to make Leeds a living wage city. And we’ll continue to press for the devolved settlement which would bring back more power from Whitehall to the people of Leeds.

“With Labour running Leeds City Council, we ensure that our city has a strong economy but with compassion and socialism at the heart of everything we do.

Back in 2015 we raised the wages of the lowest paid employees to the level of…

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