Since 2016 Headingley and Weetwood Labour Parties have been campaigning on the issue of Clean Air along the A660 corridor. The Leeds NW Labour Party has committed itself to the campaign. Our new MP, Alex Sobel – who has a strong record of environmental political action - has fully backed it. So Labour’s A660 Clean … Continue reading Clean Air on A660 in Leeds NW – time for all of us to have our say
On Monday December 4th 2017 7.30 pm Otley and Yeadon Labour Party's next Pizza and Politics Cafe. At the Philip Coyne Labour Rooms, Otley Dr Corinne Painter of Leeds University will talk about - Hilde Kramer: A Rebel in Munich, Moscow and Otley In the midst of the German revolution at the end of the … Continue reading A Rebel in Munich, Moscow and Otley. Join us on 4 December for Pizza and Politics
The next of our popular discussion evenings will take place this Tuesday, 21 November. The topic is Barriers To Entry Into The Workplace - and discussion is hosted By Dr Jo Ingold. Tuesday 21 November, 7 - 9 p.m., Heart Cafe, Bennett Rd, Headingley This is an informal and friendly political discussion evening hosted by … Continue reading Tues 21 Nov, discussion evening with Jo Ingold: Barriers to entry into the work place.
A call to all women members of Leeds NW Labour Party. Join us for a Women's Forum Event, on Saturday 25 November, 1-3 p.m., Meanwood Institute, 92 Green Road. Come along and enjoy refreshments, games and a general opportunity to socialise with other women members. This is an informal and inclusive event. It's an opportunity … Continue reading Women’s Forum Event, Sat 25 November, Meanwood Institute
PeaceJam is an international education programme, where Nobel Peace Laureates share their experiences to inspire young people to make positive change in themselves, their communities and the world. In November they are launching the programme in Leeds - at Leeds Trinity University. The speaker will be Mairead Maguire. She won the Nobel Prize in 1976 … Continue reading November 25-26th – First Youth PeaceJam Conference, Leeds Trinity University.
Last week the Australian investment firm, AMP, bought Leeds Bradford airport. Our MP Alex Sobel, has been quick to seek assurances from the new owners on the airport’s future – on infrastructure investment, terms and conditions for staff and improvements for passengers. The airport, which was once owned jointly by local authorities, was bought by … Continue reading Leeds NW MP Alex Sobel seeks assurances from Leeds Bradford Airport’s new owners
Our MP Alex Sobel has joined fellow Leeds MP, Hilary Benn, in offering his support to those taking strike action at Leeds University. https://www.ucu.org.uk/article/8975/Pressure-grows-on-University-of-Leeds-as-more-MPs-back-striking-staff#.WeCCphRf6fU.twitter As Alex wrote: "Dear UCU members at the University of Leeds I want to let those of you who live in the Leeds North West constituency know that you have my … Continue reading Alex Sobel’s message of support to Leeds University staff taking strike action
If you missed the packed out meeting when Keir Starmer spoke today in Headingley, you can watch him, and the discussion, here. Excellent exposition of Labour's position. https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2FHeadingleyCouncillors%2Fvideos%2F1484526578295670%2F&show_text=0&width=560
On Wednesday 12 July our new MP, Alex Sobel, made his maiden speech – in the debate concerning the Grenfell Tower tragedy. He celebrated the diverse and great area which is Leeds North West Constituency. He promised to ‘speak truth to power and be an advocate for this one issue [climate change], which will define … Continue reading ‘A strong voice in this House and a powerful advocate for my constituency’ – Alex Sobel’s Maiden Speech
It was typical Kirkstall Festival weather yesterday, warm & sunny, & over 20,000 people took advantage of it, and had a great time. The Leeds NW Labour Stall was buzzing – and we made a sizeable profit, a start for our next General Election Fund. Lots of people visited the stall, chatted & bought. Many … Continue reading Sun shone on Kirkstall Festival – and on Leeds NW Labour stall