Welcome to the webpage of Weetwood Branch Labour Party.

We hope you’ll use this page to keep up with what the branch is doing.

Recently we’ve launched our Listening project – aimed at finding out what matters to people here in Weetwood ward.
We’ve already identified some of the concerns around policing and traffic management in the Tinshill and Ireland Wood areas

On May 3 James Gibson and Christine Knight were elected councillors to serve Weetwood ward.

More details here about them here – James Gibson , Christine Knight.

How to contact your councillors

Christine Knight – Ivey Cafe on the first Tuesday of every month from 2.30 to 4.30, the first one being on 3rd July

Plus street surgeries – the first one will be on 10th July on Iveson Drive from 1pm to 3.30pm.

James Gibson – Last Saturday of every month.

– St Chad’s Parish Centre (Otley Rd, Leeds LS16 5JT): 10.30 – 12.00.
– Meanwood Community Centre (Stainbeck Avenue, Leeds LS7 2QU): 12.30 – 13.45.
– Welcome In (55 Bedford Drive, Leeds LS16 6DJ): 14.15 – 15.30.

Email contact
Councillor James Gibson – james.gibson@leeds.gov.uk

Councillor Christine Knight – christine.knight@leeds.gov.uk

Office Address:
Labour Group Office
Civic Hall
Phone: (0113) 378 8811

Since 2016 we’ve been campaigning about air pollution in Leeds NW and especially here in Weetwood. You can read more about our campaign here and here.

In late 2017 we were out in West Park hearing what people thought about the proposed new housing development. Here’s how we’ve been following up their concerns.

We were concerned about the impact of Leeds Beckett University’s redevelopment on parking in nearby streets. So, along with our MP Alex Sobel, we went along to talk to the University and got some very constructive results. Read more about it.

Christine Knight celebrated 100 years of Women’s suffrage on 6 February. But, as she says, 1918 was a milestone, but the struggle for women’s political representation and equality continues. Read more here

Christine Knight was impressed by her visit to Leeds Grand Mosque, as you can read here https://wp.me/p3nrSW-8sd

Thinking about International Women’s Day on March 8 Christine Knight talks about the women who inspire her politics https://wp.me/p3nrSW-8so

Here we rebut LibDem misinformation on the financing of Headingley Sports Stadium. https://wp.me/p3nrSW-8up

For the latest from us, see our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/weetwoodlabourparty/

To contact us, leave a message here, or on our Facebook page.