Monday, March 1, 2021

Politics

Leeds voters ‘haven’t warmed’ to Corbyn, claims former Pudsey councillor

In the second of a two-part interview, former Pudsey councillor Richard Lewis says Leeds Labour hasn't fallen into the hands of 'extremists' and pointed...

Interview: Former Pudsey councillor Richard Lewis on trolleybus, mass transit and standing again

Former Pudsey councillor - and Leeds' transport chief - Richard Lewis lost his seat at last week's Leeds local elections after serving the town...

Leeds elections 2019: West Leeds overview, reaction and analysis

It was a night of drama befitting the cavernous setting of Leeds's First Direct Arena. Labour’s Richard Lewis lost the Pudsey seat he'd held for...

Calverley and Farsley Ward: Leeds local election results 2019

Conservative candidate Jas Singh failed to regain Calverley and Farsley Ward for his party in a tight contest with Labour's Peter Carlill. Cllr Carlill held...

Armley: Leeds local election result 2019

Labour's Lou Cunningham was elected to represent Armley Ward at the 2019 Leeds local elections. Cllr Cunningham replaces Cllr Alison Lowe, who stood down after...

Bramley & Stanningley: Leeds Local election result 2019

Labour's Jools Heselwood comfortably held her seat in the Bramley & Stanningley ward at the 2019 Leeds City Council elections. UKIP came a distant second...

Pudsey Ward: Leeds local election result 2019

Labour's Richard Lewis has lost the marginal seat of Pudsey, with Trish Smith taking the seat for the Conservatives. In 2018 Lewis kept the seat...

Farnley & Wortley: Leeds Local election result 2019

Labour'sMatt Gibson has lost his seat in Farnley and Wortley Ward at the 2019 Leeds local elections. Gibson won the seat at the expense of...

Kirkstall Ward Leeds Local election result 2019

Labour candidate John Illingworth comfortably held his Kirkstall seat at the Leeds local elections with 2,959 votes. Green Party candidate Victoria Smith came second with...

Leeds local elections 2019 in focus: Green Party leader David Blackburn

“The only way you’re ever going to get anywhere for a party like ourselves is if you work all year round, and don’t just...

European election candidates revealed for Yorkshire & The Humber

A list of candidates has been announced for the European Parliamentary elections which are set to go ahead on Thursday 23 May, unless a...

Leeds local election 2019 in focus: Liberal Democrat leader Stewart Golton

“It isn’t just a ‘referendum’ on the performance of parties at Westminster,” writes local democracy reporter Richard Beecham. They’re the only major political party in...