The Green Party has confirmed its candidate selections for the Leeds City Council elections in May 2024 for Armley, Bramley and Stanningley and Kirkstall wards.
In the Armley ward, Lou Cunningham will again stand as Green Party candidate.
A Green Party spokesperson said: “Having previously served as a councillor for the ward, Lou Cunningham is knowledgable, experienced and has a commitment to the local environment and community engagement.
“Lou brings a passion for positive change to Armley having been a resident for over twenty years. Lou is knowledgeable on the systems and departments of Leeds city council and believes in being visible and accessible for the residents of Armley.”
In Bramley and Stanningley, the Green Party has chosen Keith Whittaker as their candidate.
A spokesperson said: “Keith’s dedication to the community and sustainable development makes him a valuable voice for the ward. Keith is passionate about furthering local policy on housing, transport and energy efficiency improvements in the Bramley and Stanningley areas and is a passionate supporter of active transport and community projects.”
Kirkstall residents will have the opportunity to vote for Victoria Smith, the Green Party candidate.
A Green Party spokesperson said: “With a strong vision for a greener, more inclusive Kirkstall, Victoria aims to address pressing concerns and promote sustainability in the area.
“All these candidates embody the Green Party’s commitment to sustainability, community engagement and responsible development. They offer a viable alternative for voters who are seeking positive change in West Leeds and want a council voice that puts local people ahead of the national party.”
Follow WLD’s coverage of the May 2024 local elections here.