Our MP, Alex Sobel, has spoken out against proposed academy partnership for Prince Henry’s and Bramhope Primary

Our local MP Alex Sobel has criticised plans for Prince Henry’s Grammar School to enter into a Multi Academy Trust (MAT) partnership with Bramhope Primary School. The move would see children from Bramhope Primary automatically admitted into Prince Henry’s-- the first primary school to be linked to Prince Henry’s in this way. The move has … Continue reading Our MP, Alex Sobel, has spoken out against proposed academy partnership for Prince Henry’s and Bramhope Primary

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Pizza and Politics in Otley on 19 March: Affordable and Sustainable Community Housing for local People

Join Otley and Yeadon Labour Party for their regular Pizza and Politics Cafe on Monday 19 March Topic  - 'Affordable and sustainable community housing for local people' Where - Philip Coyne Labour Rooms When - 7.30 p.m. 19 March £2 entry includes slice of pizza Pay bar available RSVP otleyandyeadonlabour@gmail.com See you there.

Elliot Nathan chosen to stand for Otley and Yeadon in local elections in May 2018

Local Labour members in Otley and Yeadon have chosen Elliot Nathan as prospective candidate for the elections to Leeds Council in May 2018. Elliot lives in Otley. He went to Temple Moor High School in Leeds and worked in a range of jobs after leaving school before doing a degree as a mature student in … Continue reading Elliot Nathan chosen to stand for Otley and Yeadon in local elections in May 2018

James Ranson chosen to stand for Otley and Yeadon in local elections in May 2018

Local Labour party members have chosen James Ranson as a prospective candidate to stand for election in Otley and Yeadon in Leeds Council elections on 3 May 2018. James grew up in a working class family in Manchester. He came to Yorkshire in 1997 to do a course in Fire Safety & Management at Leeds … Continue reading James Ranson chosen to stand for Otley and Yeadon in local elections in May 2018

Leeds NW Labour celebrating our 4 great women candidates for May 2018. International Women’s Day

Today, on International Women’s Day, we’re celebrating our women candidates who are standing for election here in Leeds NW on May 3. We have four of them – one in every ward in the constituency. Is that a first? In the new ward of Headingley and Hyde Park, sitting councillor Al Garthwaite will be standing … Continue reading Leeds NW Labour celebrating our 4 great women candidates for May 2018. International Women’s Day

Yeadon resident Sian Gregory chosen as Otley & Yeadon Election Candidate in May 2018

Sian Gregory has been chosen by local Labour Party members as prospective candidate for Otley and Yeadon in Leeds Council elections in May 2018. Sian is a Yeadon resident and has lived in the area for over 20 years. She lives with her teenage son who goes to the local high school. She enjoys the … Continue reading Yeadon resident Sian Gregory chosen as Otley & Yeadon Election Candidate in May 2018

Dates for your diaries: Quiz nights in Headingley and Otley

Two up coming dates for your diaries Tuesday 30 January, Headingley and Hyde Park Fundraising Quiz night 6.30 to 9 p.m. Original Oak, Otley Road, LS6 2 UE Quiz, Fizz and Cake, Otley and Yeadon Branch Sunday 25 February 2.30 – 4 p.m. Otley Labour Rooms, Nelson St, Otley £4 – includes quiz, glass of … Continue reading Dates for your diaries: Quiz nights in Headingley and Otley

A Rebel in Munich, Moscow and Otley. Join us on 4 December for Pizza and Politics

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

Leeds NW MP Alex Sobel seeks assurances from Leeds Bradford Airport’s new owners

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

‘A strong voice in this House and a powerful advocate for my constituency’ – Alex Sobel’s Maiden Speech

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