Twenty years ago today, the British elected a Labour government at Westminster - and here in Leeds NW we elected a Labour MP, Harold Best. Harold was a great local MP, who worked tirelessly for all his constituents. And the combination of Labour MP and Labour government brought real benefits for Britain and for the … Continue reading May 1 1997: best for Britain, Best for Leeds NW. What Labour Governments 1997-2010 achieved
In May this year, Labour’s Mark Burns Williamson, was re-elected as Police and Crime Commissioner for West Yorkshire – with a thumping, increased vote. One reason for this must surely be Mark’s determination to listen to the views of local people here in Yorkshire – and to try to provide the policing service they feel … Continue reading Mark Burns-Williamson wants to hear YOUR policing priorities for Leeds North West
Today is polling day – for Leeds City Council elections, and also for West Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner. We’re asking you to vote Labour in both elections. Labour is standing on its record of achievement – and its commitment to the future: - on its record in working for a strong local economy - … Continue reading Labour’s vision for Leeds – A strong economy and a compassionate city. Vote today
Why should you vote Labour on May 5? Because the Labour Council has been running a compassionate city – working to keep people safe from harm. • We’ve launched the ‘Get Comfortable Talking About It’ campaign to encourage people to talk more openly about Domestic Violence. • We’ve established a multi-agency Front Door Safeguarding Hub … Continue reading Leeds Labour Council: Keeping people safe from harm
On Monday night Mark Burns-Williamson – Labour’s Police and Crime Commissioner – came to speak to people in Holt Park. Mark was there at the request of Paul Wray – who is Labour’s candidate for Adel and Wharfedale ward. On the doorstep over the last months, people in Holt Park had raised drug-related issues with … Continue reading Paul Wray on needs of young people in Holt Park. Whatever happens on May 5, he’ll be supporting them
On Friday last, Al Garthwaite, Labour’s candidate in Headingley, was filming on Woodhouse Moor with Yvette Cooper. The film is destined for the Reclaim the Internet Website – as part of the Reclaim the Internet campaign which Yvette will be launching on May 26th. The name is based on the famous Reclaim the Night campaign … Continue reading Al Garthwaite, Labour candidate in Headingley, backs Reclaim the Internet campaign: end misogynistic violence.
Paul Wray, Labour’s candidate for Adel and Wharfedale, along with his team, have been talking and listening to people in the ward for months. People in Holt Park have told them about their concerns around crime and policing. So Paul’s taken action, and arranged a meeting with Mark Burns-Williamson, West Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner … Continue reading Paul Wray brings Mark Burns-Williamson PCC to Holt Park, 11 April 6 p.m.- Q and A, come & talk to him.
On May 5 you’ll have a chance to vote – for a Labour Police and Crime Commissioner, Mark Burns-Williamson, and for a Labour Council here in Leeds. Here are a few facts to bear in mind when you make your decision: - new analysis shows that the Government has cut 36 out of 43 Police … Continue reading Want proceeds of Leeds crime spent to keep Leeds safe? Vote Labour’s Mark Burns-Williamson for PCC on May 5
Only Labour will protect our public services. The Tories and Lib Dems when in Coalition have cut West Yorkshire Police’s budget by £140m since 2010 at the cost of over 2000 police officers and staff. But despite these deep and damaging cuts your Labour Police and Crime Commissioner Mark Burns-Williamson working closely with Leeds Council … Continue reading Labour – protecting frontline Leeds policing with more bobbies on the beat, in spite of years of LibDem/Tory cuts
A packed Leeds NW Labour meeting in Otley on Friday night heard Mark Burns Williamson, Labour's West Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner, speak on the state of public safety in Leeds and Yorkshire in the face of public service cuts. The scale of the cuts, and their impact, has been enormous. The Home Office has … Continue reading Safeguarding remains our priority, in spite of loss of 1200 Police Officers in W Yorkshire. Mark Burns Williamson speaking in Otley