Proposal to close Holt Park Surgery – Alex Sobel, Al Garthwaite and Mark Henley demand consultation of local residents

Alex, Al 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 … Continue reading Proposal to close Holt Park Surgery – Alex Sobel, Al Garthwaite and Mark Henley demand consultation of local residents

Gove’s revolution + LibDem/Tory Coalition changes to finance prevent rational school place planning in Leeds NW

Finance is a topic which has most of us glaze over – unless it’s our own bank balances – or lack of them. But as we’ve stressed so often, finance is central to any understanding of what’s happening in politics – and especially in Local Government. The changes introduced by this LibDem/Tory Coalition Government have … Continue reading Gove’s revolution + LibDem/Tory Coalition changes to finance prevent rational school place planning in Leeds NW